News - 31 May 2007
It will huff, and puff, and blow the house in - but only for research purposes.
Two days before the June 1 start of the 2007 hurricane season, University of Florida wind engineers unveiled the...
News - 25 Apr 2007
An experiment called “shining light through walls” would seem hard to improve upon.
But University of Florida physicists have proposed a way to do just that, a step they say...
News - 1 Feb 2007
University of Florida engineering student Maria Palazuelos is working on nanotechnology, but she’s not seeking a better sunscreen, tougher golf club or other product — the focus of many...
News - 31 Oct 2006
HAL may soon be getting some company.
But unlike the famous computer companion in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey," the first space-based supercomputer - so described because...
News - 10 Oct 2006
BASF has refined its melamine resin foam Basotect®. The new variant is called Basotect UF and it is substantially more flexible than conventional Basotect. As a result, this thermoset foam is now...
News - 3 Aug 2006
When hurricanes, wars or other emergencies force authorities to respond, three essentials top their list of must-haves: water, electricity and refrigeration.
Now, in a project funded by the U.S....
News - 29 Jun 2006
The Dow Chemical Company and Zhejiang Omex Environmental Engineering Co. Ltd. (OEE) have announced that Dow has agreed to acquire OEE. This acquisition establishes Dow as a leader in advanced...
News - 26 May 2006
Hydrogen has been called "the fuel of the future." But the gas is invisible, odorless and explosive at high concentrations, posing a safety problem for hydrogen-powered cars, filling...
News - 28 Dec 2005
Arsenic from treated lumber used in decks, utility poles and fences will likely leach into the environment for decades to come, possibly threatening groundwater, according to two research papers...
News - 29 Nov 2005
A newly completed wind tunnel at the University of Florida may help reduce the noise of commercial airplanes as they fly over homes and neighborhoods.
The tunnel is one of only a handful in the...