Tuesday, June 30, 2015
UNF Physics Professor Awarded NSF Grant for Nanotechnology Research

Researchers at the University of North Florida and Massachusetts Institute of Technology were recently awarded a three-year collaborative research grant to advance research in the fields of nanotechnology and nanoscience. With this funding, UNF and MIT will work together to better understand and improve a type of ultra-sensitive, ultra-fast light detector.  ..

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
UCF Laser Researcher Receives Grant to Partner with 5 Universities

The University of Central Florida researcher who holds the world record for the shortest laser pulse ever produced has been awarded part of a Department of Defense grant with an international team to continue study on ultrafast lasers.  ..

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Monday, June 29, 2015
Angel Investment Network Expands to Tallahassee

Promising new high-growth ventures now have an opportunity to connect with investors in the state’s capitol region. News of the launch of the Tallahassee chapter of the Florida Angel Nexus (NEXUS) attracted nearly 60 potential investors and professionals, seeking to bridge the gap of financing early stage startups. ..

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Monday, June 29, 2015
Nova Southeastern University to Oversee National Coral Reef Management Fellowship Program

Protecting the world’s coral reefs has been at the forefront of research for researchers and students at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. Recognized as a world leader, NSU has been researching coral reefs to not only understand these unique animals, but to also help provide information for better protection and conservation of our reefs. ..

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Monday, June 29, 2015
IHMC found discusses robots, Florida's Innovation Economy

“We serve as a talent magnet, actively drawing some of the best and brightest innovators in science and technology from around the world to Florida… We try to provide our colleagues a habitat for innovation. And this is at the heart of IHMC’s value system and at the heart of our success.” ..

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Monday, June 29, 2015
Moffitt Cancer Center Receives $3.6 Million Grant to Study E-Cigarettes

Moffitt Cancer Center received a $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the use of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, over the next five years.  ..

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Monday, June 29, 2015
Florida Tech Lightning Research Deepens Understanding of Sprite Formation

A new study led by Florida Institute of Technology Professor Ningyu Liu has improved our understanding of a curious luminous phenomenon that happens 25 to 50 miles above thunderstorms. ..

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Monday, June 29, 2015
FIU: The science of smell featured in Royal Society journal

The forensic research of an FIU team headed by Provost and Executive Vice President, Kenneth G. Furton, has been published in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, the oldest scientific journal in the English-speaking world. ..

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Monday, June 29, 2015
USF professor studies key role of chaperone proteins in Alzheimer’s, other diseases

In his laboratory at the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, Chad Dickey, PhD, associate professor of molecular medicine and psychiatry and a research scientist at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, leads a team studying chaperone proteins. The aim is to find ways to target these industrious assistants to treat neurodegenerative diseases known as tauopathies.  ..

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Monday, June 29, 2015
USF associate professor investigates link between quality and cost of health care for diabetic patients

Are higher costs in health care for diabetes patients always associated with higher quality goods and services? Not necessarily, writes Troy Quast, PhD, in the June issue of The American Journal of Managed Care. ..

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