This Floating Lab Can Sequence DNA in Real Time, Anywhere in the World

Until now, sequencing the genomes of many marine animal species has been all but impossible, what with the need to transport delicate specimens thousands of miles back to a terrestrial laboratory. But thanks to this mobile genomics lab created by the University of Florida, researchers will be able to run a specimen's… » 4/30/14 11:40am 4/30/14 11:40am

Why Red Wine Is So Good For You

We've all grown up hearing that red wine is sooo good for us. Was it a lie parents told us so they could drink more? Nope, they were right. So what's red wine's little secret? » 6/21/11 4:00pm 6/21/11 4:00pm

New Inexpensive Material Will Turn Night Into Day

The University of Florida—funded by DARPA—has found a film-thin material that will add inexpensive, lightweight night vision to everything, from gadgets to cameras to car windshields. The key was in the same technology that powers OLED displays. » 4/26/10 10:00pm 4/26/10 10:00pm