Sunday, September 25, 2016
During Annual Fall Address Genshaft Announces New USF Research Record, Best Freshman Class in School History

The University of South Florida System set a new record for research during the 2015-16 academic year with $458,506,047 in grants and contracts. ..

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Friday, September 23, 2016
Biomechanical Forces May Cause Heart Disease: UCF Researcher Explores Why

A UCF College of Medicine and Engineering and Computer Science researcher just received a grant worth almost $1 million from the National Institutes of Health to decipher how mechanical forces in your cells can cause heart disease.  ..

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Thursday, September 22, 2016
Moffitt Cancer Center, Governor Rick Scott Announce National Cancer Institute Designation

Moffitt Cancer Center and Florida Governor Rick Scott announced today that the cancer center has been awarded the National Cancer Institute’s highest designation – Comprehensive Cancer Center. Only four percent of cancer research institutions in the United States have received the prestigious designation. Comprehensive Cancer Center status recognizes robust clinical, basic and population science research; team science; scientific leadership; education programs; and research focused on benefitting the community. Moffitt is the only Comprehensive Cancer Center based in the state of Florida, which has the second highest burden of cancer incidence and death in the United States. ..

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Thursday, September 22, 2016
IRL Research Institute Holds Water Quality Conference Sept. 30-Oct. 1

With a focus on how to use science to tackle the largest ecological challenges in the region, the Indian River Lagoon Research Institute at Florida Institute of Technology will convene its second annual Technical Conference on Coastal Water Quality Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in the Denius Student Center’s Hartley Room on campus. ..

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Thursday, September 22, 2016
FIU: Researchers petition Congress for support of landmark brain study

This week, researchers from universities across the country gathered at FIU in D.C. to discuss an unprecedented study on adolescent brain cognitive development dubbed ABCD. FIU, along with 19 other institutions, was designated by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as one of the research sites to conduct the study. ..

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Nova Southeastern University Opens New Center for Collaborative Research

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) officially opened its Center for Collaborative Research (CCR), one of the largest and most advanced research facilities in Florida.  ..

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Monday, September 19, 2016
UCF Receives Software Grant Valued at $68 Million from Siemens

The industry software, with a commercial value of $68 million, will be incorporated into student coursework and research related to computer-aided-design, engineering simulation, industrial design, digital manufacturing and manufacturing management. ..

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Monday, September 19, 2016
UM Researchers Survey Shipwrecks Using Helicopter-Based Technology

Helicopter Observation Platform to assist with surveys for marine archaeological sites  ..

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Minnesota Public Radio, Mayo Clinic to Offer Classical Relaxation to Hospital Patients

A new agreement calls for MPR’s national programming division, American Public Media (APM) — the largest provider of classical music programming in North America — to supply up to 17 hours of streaming classical music that Mayo Clinic can distribute at no charge to patients and visitors in patient rooms. ..

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016
UCF Team Tricks Solid Into Acting as Liquid

Two scientists at the University of Central Florida have discovered how to get a solid material to act like a liquid without actually turning it into liquid, potentially opening a new world of possibilities for the electronic, optics and computing industries.  ..

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