Monday, September 15, 2014
UF Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator Wins National Award for Tech Commercialization and Economic Development

The University of Florida’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator was recognized as a national leader in technology-based economic development by the State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI). ..

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Monday, September 15, 2014
Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Help Lead International Efforts to Find New Genetic Links to Prostate Cancer

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center, including Center Director Thomas A. Sellers, Ph.D., M.P.H., Jong Park, Ph.D. and Hui-Yi Lin, Ph.D., have discovered 23 new regions of the genome that influence the risk for developing prostate cancer, according to a study published Sept. 14 in Nature Genetics. ..

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Monday, September 15, 2014
Quantum mechanics to charge your laptop? FIU prof is on it

Top scientists from UC Berkeley and MIT found the expertise they lacked at FIU. They invited Sakhrat Khizroev, a professor with appointments in both medicine and engineering, to help them conduct research as part of their NSF-funded Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science. ..

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Friday, September 12, 2014
FAU and USF among those receiving $11.4 million in NSF grants to study effects on marine ecosystems

To address concerns for acidifying oceans, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded new grants totaling $11.4 million through its Ocean Acidification program. The awards are supported by NSF's Directorates for Geosciences and Biological Sciences. ..

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Friday, September 12, 2014
FAU Scientists Show that Nicotine Withdrawal Reduces Response to Rewards Across Species

In a first of its kind study on nicotine addiction, scientists measured a behavior that can be similarly quantified across species like humans and rats, the responses to rewards during nicotine withdrawal. ..

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Friday, September 12, 2014
Miller School-Based Vascular Biotechnology Company Receives Start-Up Funding

Integene, which has offices at UM’s Life Science and Technology Park, was founded to capitalize on patented biotechnology created to optimize gene and stem cell treatments for cardiovascular disease.  ..

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Friday, September 12, 2014
Southern Ocean’s Role in Climate Regulation, Ocean Health Goal of $21 Million Federal Grant

Researchers for the UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science are part of a $21 million collaborative research program led by Princeton University to create a biogeochemical and physical portrait of the Southern Ocean using hundreds of robotic floats deployed around Antarctica and an expanded computational capacity.  ..

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Thursday, September 11, 2014
Florida Institute Funds Sarasota-based Cool Flow Dynamics

Cool Flow Dynamics, a Sarasota based company using technologies licensed from the University of Florida, is developing an energy efficiency solution for open-case display refrigerators used by food and beverage retailers. ..

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Thursday, September 11, 2014
NSU Researcher Receives a Nearly $2 Million Grant to Investigate Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

We’ve all heard the phrase “men are from Mars, women are from Venus.” One team of researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine is taking a further look into the differences between the two genders by researching male and female patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). ..

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Friday, September 05, 2014
NASA Grant Helps Researcher Look Beyond Solar System

Florida Institute of Technology Research Professor Konstantin Gamayunov was recently awarded a three-year, $310,000 grant from NASA for his research studying the outer heliosheath, the region outside of the solar system where the sun’s influence ends. ..

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