Saturday, October 14, 2017
UF: Engineered river diversions sequester carbon in deltas

Researchers from the University of Florida have found that a delta of a distributary on the Mississippi River created by coastal engineering efforts may have the potential to build long-term sinks of greenhouse gases.  ..

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Saturday, October 14, 2017
USF neuroscientist probes how different states of tau may drive brain cell damage

Research by Laura Blair’s team may lead to targeted treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases  ..

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Moffitt Researchers Discover New Targets for Approved Cancer Drug

A team of researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center used cellular drug screening, functional proteomics and computer-based modeling to determine whether drugs with well-known targets may be repurposed for use against other biological targets.  ..

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
TPIMS: Battling the Opioid Epidemic

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Sciences is currently working on a series of projects that could provide substantial treatment to those who are affected by this crisis.  ..

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Institute for Commercialization of Public Research Delivers $970 Million Impact to Florida Seven-Year Impacts Increased Significantly as Companies Continued to Grow

The study measured economic impacts of the Institute between during FY 2016-17 to update prior years’ studies, and concluded that the organization’s impact throughout the state of Florida increased significantly as more companies continue to grow, create jobs, raise investment capital and bring innovative products to market. ..

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Thursday, October 05, 2017
Young-onset dementia costs nearly twice that of Alzheimer's

Research led by Florida Atlantic University, in collaboration with the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration and Emory University, is the first to capture the economic burden of FTD in the United States and the results are staggering.  ..

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
UCF Researcher’s Nanomaterial Can Extract Hydrogen Fuel from Seawater

It’s possible to produce hydrogen to power fuel cells by extracting the gas from seawater, but the electricity required to do it makes the process costly. UCF researcher Yang Yang has come up with a new hybrid nanomaterial that harnesses solar energy and uses it to generate hydrogen from seawater more cheaply and efficiently than current materials.  ..

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Monday, October 02, 2017
UCF: Researcher’s Nanomaterial Can Extract Hydrogen Fuel from Seawater

It’s possible to produce hydrogen to power fuel cells by extracting the gas from seawater, but the electricity required to do it makes the process costly. UCF researcher Yang Yang has come up with a new hybrid nanomaterial that harnesses solar energy and uses it to generate hydrogen from seawater more cheaply and efficiently than current materials. ..

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Sunday, October 01, 2017
USF Researchers Awarded $5 Million Grant to Continue Studying 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

USF College of Marine Science researchers will continue studies on how the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has impacted the environment and how future environmental disasters might be better mitigated  ..

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Sunday, October 01, 2017
Research at USF Health reveals ALS and FTD gene link to pathology

ALS, a condition that effects nerves and muscles, and FTD, a disorder that causes changes in behavior and personality, language, motor skills and function, are associated with one another due to a common genetic mutation in multiple genes .However, researchers did not know exactly why that happened until a new research breakthrough at USF.  ..

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