Friday, March 17, 2017
Embry-Riddle: Grants Advance Materials, Aerodynamics, Drone Detection and Space-Weather Prediction

Wireless nanoscale smart sensors that continuously monitor and strengthen composite materials, fundamental insights that could save U.S. aircraft carriers millions of dollars in fuel costs, a drone-detection network and a strategy to more accurately predict space weather may all be coming soon from Embry-Riddle, thanks to new university seed grants.  ..

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Florida Institute Funds Boca Raton-based Candidate.Guru

The Florida Institute announced that it has finalized a funding agreement with Candidate.Guru, a Boca Raton-based company with technology developed at the Florida Institute for Human Machine and Cognition (IHMC).  ..

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Medical Robotics Company Harnesses UCF Research for Computer-Aided Surgery

AVRA Medical Robotics Inc., has partnered with the College of Engineering & Computer Science to develop algorithms and sensors to navigate and control a robot capable of assisting physicians with performing minimally invasive surgical procedures in an ambulatory setting or operating room. ..

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Orlando-based Aviana Molecular Technologies Receives Follow-on Funding

The Florida Institute announced that Aviana Molecular Technologies, LLC, an Orlando-based point of care diagnostics company with technology licensed from the University of Central Florida, received follow-on second round financing after achieving significant development milestones since its initial funding.  ..

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Friday, March 10, 2017
USF: Building on the foundations of innovation

Spotlight on innovation highlights biases against women in science; finding teachers to nurture students who are future scientists/engineers; good reasons for technology transfer; understanding the next industrial revolution ..

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Thursday, March 09, 2017
USF: Extended Use of MAO-B Inhibitors Slows Decline in Parkinson’s Disease Patients

In a retrospective analysis by Hauser et al. in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, researchers looked at the results from a large study and found that participants who received an MAO-B inhibitor for a longer period of time experienced slower clinical decline. ..

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017
UF researchers send plants soaring into space

University of Florida News followed the UF Space Plants Lab team during their most recent mission to test plants' ability to grow in a spaceflight environment.  ..

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017
UM Study Finds Massive Rogue Waves Aren’t as Rare as Previously Thought

UM Rosenstiel scientist and colleague’s findings are critical for safe operations at sea  ..

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Tuesday, March 07, 2017
USF Study: More Brain Training is Better for Parkinson’s Patients

A study published online (ahead of print) in the International Journal of Neuroscience indicates that “more is better,” when it comes to brain training for Parkinson’s patients.  ..

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Monday, March 06, 2017
USF: Tampa company develops new software for scan-to-print

Computer-aided design software can be used in the creation a number of things, like cars and bridges. The CAD model is important when the bridge is built -- and even when it needs repair.  ..

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