Monday, December 11, 2017
U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1 Million to Establish New Aviation and Engineering Research Center in Florida

A new project at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, Fla., campus, funded by a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce through its Economic Development Administration (EDA), is expected to create 387 new jobs and spur $1.6 million in private investment.  ..

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Saturday, December 09, 2017
Air filter created by USF researchers among top inventions

A specially designed air filter that zaps particles and pollutants indoors, making it easier for asthma sufferers and others to breathe clean air makes TIME magazine's list of top inventions for 2017.  ..

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Saturday, December 09, 2017
Mayo Clinic: Study identifies barriers to transplant therapy to treat multiple myeloma among racial minority groups

A study by researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida has found that barriers to patients receiving stem cell therapy as part of their treatment for multiple myeloma include income, education, insurance status and access to care at an academic center or facility that treats a high volume of patients. ..

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Friday, December 08, 2017
UF climbs to 14th among public universities with $791 million in research expenditures

A new report from the National Science Foundation shows the University of Florida’s record $791 million in research expenditures in 2016 pushed it from 16th to 14th among public universities in a national ranking of R&D spending.  ..

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Friday, December 08, 2017
USF: research on watershed sustainability could promote hydropower and food production in the Mekong Basin

Mauricio Arias, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, is part of a large collaborative research group that is working in the Lower Mekong River area on a plan that includes innovative ways to manage watersheds and dams to promote hydropower sustainability in the Mekong River Basin. ..

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Friday, December 08, 2017
Moffitt Cancer Center Uses Innovative Treatment Strategy to Overcome Drug Resistance

Drug resistance has long been an impediment in cancer therapy. But Moffitt Cancer Center is hoping to change that with an innovative new therapeutic strategy called adaptive therapy.  ..

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Friday, December 01, 2017
FIT: Can Coral Reefs in the Pacific Ocean Keep Up With Climate Change?

Florida Tech biology professor awarded NSF grant to study reefs protecting island nations ..

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Friday, December 01, 2017
FIU: Is Everglades restoration good for fish?

Florida’s economy depends on healthy fish, but little is known about how Everglades restoration efforts affect some of the state’s most lucrative sport fish.  ..

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Friday, December 01, 2017
UCF: Study Finds Variation Within Species Plays Critical Role in Health of Ecosystems

Concerns about biodiversity tend to focus on the loss of species, but a new study suggests that the loss of variation within species can also have important and unexpected consequences on the environment.  ..

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
UCF: New Test for Zika on Course for Commercialization

A new diagnostic test that can detect a Zika viral infection within 30 minutes could be headed to hospitals in the next year thanks to a partnership between the University of Central Florida and Orlando-based biotechnology startup Nano Discovery Inc.  ..

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