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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Thursday, October 09, 2014
Sanford-Burnham: New molecular markers for prostate cancer identified

A team of scientists led by Sanford-Burnham’s Ranjan J Perera, Ph.D., has identified a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine of prostate cancer patients, but not in normal healthy individuals. The study sets the stage for the development of more-sensitive and specific non-invasive tests for prostate cancer than those currently available, which could result in fewer unnecessary prostate biopsies with less treatment-related morbidity, according to a new study in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.  ..

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Wednesday, October 08, 2014
University of Florida announces formation of UF Diabetes Institute

The University of Florida announced today the formation of the UF Diabetes Institute, a collaboration of dozens of researchers campuswide all focused on forging advances in treatment for a disease that afflicts an estimated 29.1 million Americans and 1 in 10 Floridians. ..

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Tuesday, October 07, 2014
U.S. initiates prototype system to gauge national marine biodiversity; USF will lead national team

NOAA, NASA and the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have joined together to support three demonstration projects that will lay the foundation for the first national network to monitor marine biodiversity at scales ranging from microbes to whales.  ..

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Saturday, October 04, 2014
NSF Funds Florida Tech-led Initiative for STEM Scholarships

A Florida Institute of Technology proposal to use scholarships to boost the number of students studying the critical Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics discipline of engineering has received a National Science Foundation grant worth more than $610,000 over the next five years. ..

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Friday, October 03, 2014
FIU becomes major research partner of Florida Keys sanctuary

Florida International University has been named a major research, monitoring and education partner of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary under an agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  ..

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Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Discovery Channel To Feature IHMC Exoskeleton

An upcoming segment of The Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet program will feature a new exercise exoskeleton developed by researchers at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) in Pensacola. ..

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Wednesday, October 01, 2014
FIU: Biomolecular Sciences Institute paves way for groundbreaking research

Research in this discipline has led to significant advances in cancer biology and some neurodegenerative disorders. Understanding the significance of this type of research, FIU established the Biomolecular Sciences Institute. ..

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