Wednesday, August 26, 2015
UCF: National Entrepreneur Center Releases Economic Impact Report

According to the Angelou Economics Report, the NEC’s impact to Florida since 2003 includes: $187.6 million in total economic output, $58.4 million generated in labor income, 1,000 jobs created or sustained, $77.3 million in revenues for Florida retailers and $8.6 million in state and local tax revenues. ..

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Develop Genetic Test that Predicts which Pancreatic Cancer Patients will Benefit from Surgery

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have utilized modern advanced technology and developed a prognostic test that can determine which early-stage pancreatic cancer patients will have a better outcome following surgery.  ..

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Nova Southeastern University Researcher and Collaborators Receive $1.1 Million Grant

National Science Foundation Grant to Allow Study of Coral Reef Hybridization  ..

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Monday, August 24, 2015
Florida: Where climate is right for American inventors

As state mottoes go, the Sunshine State isn’t bad, but Florida may want to see if California is willing to loan out “Eureka!” Judging by the steady rise in university patents over the past 45 years, Florida may be better known as the place where the climate is just right for American inventors.  ..

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Saturday, August 22, 2015
Takeda and Nanotherapeutics Announce Agreement to Expand Takeda’s Commercialization and Technology Access Rights in Support of Influenza and Other Vaccine Programs

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and Nanotherapeutics, Inc., announced an agreement providing Takeda with expanded commercialization and technology access rights related to Nanotherapeutics’ Vero cell technology platform – a cell culture-based platform for vaccine production which Nanotherapeutics acquired from Baxalta, formerly Baxter International’s BioScience division. ..

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Saturday, August 22, 2015
FIU: Migrating Amazonian trees are a cause for concern

Tropical forests in the Andes Mountains are changing in the face of climate change. A new study published in PNAS reveals the number of highland tree species is decreasing as a result of lowland tree species moving upslope along South America’s longest mountain chain in response to rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns. ..

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Saturday, August 22, 2015
FAU Researcher Sheds Light on Bilingual Development in Children

A professor of psychology at FAU provides important information that should help clinicians as they assess bilingual children and advise their parents.  ..

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Friday, August 21, 2015
FAU Neuroscientist Develops New, Rapid Dementia Screening Tool that Rivals ‘Gold Standard’ Clinical Evaluations

Quick Dementia Rating System Can be Used by a Layperson and Takes 3-5 Minutes to Complete; Study Published in ‘Alzheimer’s & Dementia’ ..

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Friday, August 21, 2015
UF: Pressure washing old wooden decks, porches creates health hazards

Pressure washing that old wooden deck in your back yard might make it look better, but you may be creating a carcinogenic hazard that puts you, your children and your pets at risk in the process.  ..

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Saturday, August 15, 2015
USF research collaboration compares IXTOC oil spill to Deepwater Horizon spill

Two-week research expedition collects sea floor sediments and water samples at the site of Mexico’s 1980 IXTOC blowout, one of the largest oil spills in history, to project the impact of the Deepwater Horizon spill.  ..

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