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UF mechancial engineering students showcase their skills in national competition

While some University of Florida astronomy, aerospace and mechanical engineering students are competing in the nation’s largest science fair in Washington, D.C. a smaller group of students is competing at another event: The American Society of Mechanical Engineer’s Human Powered Vehicle competition. While the event has been slightly less publicized …

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Gainesville seniors gain health benefits from gaming

A Wii Game Console has been sitting unused at the Gainesville Senior Recreation Center, but Shands Rehab professionals are setting out to change that. A Shands physical therapist and shands recreational therapist hosted a class today to instruct seniors how to properly use the Wii to incorporate physical activity into …

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New website encourages techies to get fit

Technology is often to blame for people sitting down. They sit while surfing the web. They sit while they’re playing video games. They sit if they work with computers. Now a local doctoral student is employing technology to urge people off the couch and into the gym. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s …

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