By Chip Skambis on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 3:18 pm
NASA’s Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science team has released interesting recordings from the Van Allen belt, a layer of protection around Earth that keeps out radiation. You can hear the sounds here.
By Sami Main on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 2:10 pm
Pope Benedict XVI is now on Twitter and will begin to post on Dec. 12.
By Corey Brooks on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm
Company co-founders and Gov. Rick Scott attended the Gainesville grand opening.
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Tagged Bernie Machen, Florida Innovation Hub at UF, Florida News, Gainesville news, Governor Rick Scott, Innovation Square, Mindtree, Mindtree Limited, Rick Scott, University of Florida
By Luis Giraldo on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:02 pm
A study found that 66 percent of people in the United Kingdom suffer from nomophobia: the fear of being separated from one’s cell phone.
By Ashlyn Robinson on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:09 pm
Move over, Northern California. Gainesville is ready to be the new Silicon Valley. That’s what Gov. Rick Scott told about 50 people today at the future home of Prioria Robotics in downtown Gainesville.
By Juliana Valencia on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:11 pm
With more cellphones running on the latest technology, they are not only getting flashier but more vulnerable.
By Kaitlyn McGrath on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm
A new book claims food can be as addictive as drugs, cigarettes and alcohol. Co-editor Mark Gold, a professor at the University of Florida’s College of Medicine, said UF’s McKnight Brain Institute is researching how the addictions are similar.
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Tagged book, brain imaging, Florida News, food addiction, Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook, Kelly Brownell, Mark Gold, McKnight Brain Institute, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, obesity, UF McKnight Brain Institute, Yale Univeristy
By Ben Brasch on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: October 4, 2012 at 1:10 pm
A group of hackers, called Team GhostShell, broke into two of UF’s systems.
By Kaitlyn McGrath on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:36 pm
A $300,000 grant from AT&T will help the United Way of North Central Florida’s efforts to lower dropout rates in Alachua County high schools.
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Tagged Alachua County, AT&T, Check and Connect program, david shelnutt, debbie mason, dropout prevention, Eastside, Gainesville High School, GHawthorne, United Way, United Way of North Central Florida
By Clint Holzapfel on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:38 pm
A local gallery will release a new app for smartphones and tablets showcasing its artwork to a digital audience.