The nuclear engineering program in the University of Florida’ s department of materials science and engineering was recently awarded an $800,000 research grant by the U.S. Department of Energy.
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USF Researchers are working on ways to use naturally-occurring fungi for an environment-friendly recycling process to extract cobalt and lithium from waste batteries. ..Read More ⇒Saturday, August 20, 2016
The test of strength came as two robots battled it out in a game of tug-of-war. Using a carabiner and rope, two teams used remote controls to drive their robots in the opposite direction, until one robot was pulled over a line marked on the floor. This friendly competition was one of many exercises that future engineers participated in during Embry-Riddle’s Robotics and Autonomous Systems Summer Academy last month. ..Read More ⇒Saturday, August 20, 2016
The study, led by the University of Florida, finds that when mussels pile up in mounds around the grass stems, they provide protection by improving water storage around the grass roots and reducing soil salinity. ..Read More ⇒Saturday, August 20, 2016
New Moffitt Cancer Center Study Highlights Importance of Regular Lung Cancer Screenings for Those at High Risk
A new study by researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center found patients who tested negative for lung cancer by a detailed X-ray screening called low-dose helical computed tomography (LDCT) but later went on to develop lung cancer within the following two years had poorer outcomes than patients who initially had a non-cancerous positive LDCT screen. ..Read More ⇒Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Institute announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Ovation Diagnostics, a Boca Raton-based company with technology developed at University of South Florida. ..Read More ⇒
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