Wednesday, August 30, 2017
USF: Deadly Venom Can Be Turned Into Disease Treatments

You probably know the Nietzsche quote: “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” One University of South Florida researcher is studying that adage – in nature. ..

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Embry-Riddle Acquires Cray Supercomputer to Advance Research

To advance research by faculty members and graduate students institution-wide, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has installed a Cray® CS™ cluster supercomputer – dubbed Vega – into the Lehman Engineering and Technology Center on the Daytona Beach, Fla., campus.  ..

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Monday, August 28, 2017
UCF: New Virtual, Augmented Reality Lab to Prepare Students for Technology Jobs

The University of Central Florida’s new virtual- and augmented-reality lab that will open Tuesday is designed to give hands-on experience for students to better prepare them for high-tech jobs in the field.  ..

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Saturday, August 26, 2017
FIU: Building robots to protect the planet

Researchers at the Applied Research Center (ARC) are developing four robots for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) to help with remediation of radioactively contaminated sites across the nation, where aging nuclear storage infrastructure risks further damaging surrounding ecosystems.  ..

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Friday, August 25, 2017
SBP: Heart Hormones Protect Against Obesity and Insulin Resistance

Elevated levels of natriuretic peptides in adipose tissue protect against effects of high-fat diet  ..

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Saturday, August 19, 2017
Florida Institute Funds Facial Recognition Company Kairos

Kairos, a Miami-based company with technology developed at the University of Central Florida, received follow-on round funding for achieving significant development milestones since receiving initial financing from the Florida Institute.  ..

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Friday, August 18, 2017
USF Scientist Creates Device To Sniff Out Red Tide and Fake Grouper

John Paul is a distinguished professor with the College of Marine Science and chief executive officer of PureMolecular. He’s also the inventor of Red Tide Chek, which measures a specific molecular genetic assay for the red tide organism. ..

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Friday, August 18, 2017
UM: New Weather Forecasting Model Could Help Advance NOAAs 3-4 Week Outlooks

The Subseasonal Experiment (SubX) is a two year project, led by University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science atmospheric scientist Ben Kirtman, that combines multiple global models from NOAA, NASA, Environment Canada, the Navy, and National Center for Atmospheric Research to produce once-a-week real-time experimental forecasts as well as a set of forecasts for past dates, called reforecasts, now available to both CPC and the research community.  ..

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
South Florida Coral Reefs to Get a Helping Hand – Anchorage Changed to Help Avoid Mishaps

Given that healthy coral reefs are a must to maintain healthy oceans, it’s vital that we do whatever we can to ensure they not only survive, but thrive. To that end, researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography have been working with other experts to help protect South Florida’s coral reefs. ..

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Friday, August 11, 2017
UF research awards total nearly $686 million for fiscal year 2017

University of Florida faculty earned nearly $686 million in research awards in fiscal year 2017, including major grants to study Zika, citrus greening and special education training.  ..

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