Tuesday, October 21, 2014
FIU scientists to use tiny particles to fight big diseases

Physicians will tell you: They are not winning the war on ovarian cancer. But FIU researchers are crafting a new weapon for that battle. A group of scientists have combined medicine and advanced nanotechnological engineering to create a smarter, more targeted therapy that could overcome the most lethal gynecologic cancer. ..

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Monday, October 20, 2014
USF team selected as finalist in the $2.25 million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE

A team of engineers from the USF has been selected as one of 11 finalists in the $2.25 million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE, a global competition to develop breakthrough medical sensing technologies that will ultimately enable faster diagnoses and easier personal health monitoring, for their technology that quickly diagnoses life-threatening condition in pregnant women. ..

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Saturday, October 18, 2014
TAO's online therapy is in demand

Sherry Benton saw such good results from the use of online technology to treat student anxiety at the University of Florida's Counseling & Wellness Center that she decided to step down as director and start a company to offer the technology to other college and private psychology practices. ..

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Osceola Partnership Could Fuel UCF Bid for $200 Million Photonics Manufacturing Institute

In a move that would secure Florida’s role as a national leader in photonics manufacturing, the University of Central Florida is competing for $200 million in federal and private funds to house a national Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Institute for Manufacturing Innovation.  ..

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
STEM Genesis joins USF’s Tampa Bay Technology Incubator to advance technology development and commercialization

Technologies include drug delivery system and method of capturing marine energy.  ..

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Ocean Exploration Institute at FAU Harbor Branch Awarded $1.77 Million Grant

The Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research and Technology at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute was awarded a $1.77 million grant from NOAA. The funding will allow CIOERT scientists to continue work in developing advanced underwater technologies, as well as exploring and researching regions of the eastern U.S. continental shelf and vulnerable deep and shallow coral ecosystems. ..

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
NSU Researchers Embark on Study That Focuses on the Microbes Found on Human Skin

As the old saying goes: “beauty is skin deep.” Researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center have taken that sentiment one step further, as they believe that certain knowledge may be skin deep, and they’ve used that old adage for their new study: “The Skin Deep Microbiome Project.” ..

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Monday, October 13, 2014
UF’s MIST Center to lead research of smart electronics for emerging 'Internet of Things'

The University of Florida’s Multi-functional Integrated System Technology (MIST) Center will play a leading role in researching the next generation of “smart” electronics funded by a National Science Foundation program that combines federal money with industry investments in strategic research. ..

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Sunday, October 12, 2014
VGTI Florida Launches the Center for Diseases of Aging

VGTI Florida, a leading, non-profit biomedical research institute, announced the launch of its Center for Diseases of Aging (“CDA”), a major initiative to accelerate the discovery and advancement of novel, best-in-class healthcare interventions for the prevention and treatment of diseases commonly associated with aging.  ..

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Friday, October 10, 2014
UCF Reports Record $145.6M in Research Funding

Researchers at the University of Central Florida set a new record in funded research in FY14, receiving $145.6 million, 30 percent more than the previous year. The funding totals reflect successful collaborations with industry, a record total for federal defense grants and continued growth in commercialization and innovation activity. ..

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