A nicotinic drug approved for smoking cessation significantly improved the walking ability of patients suffering from an inherited form of ataxia, reports a new clinical study led by University of South Florida researchers.
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Researchers with the University of Florida Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory in Ruskin have for the first time successfully raised in captivity the Pacific blue tang, the colorful fish that now stars in a Disney movie. The breakthrough means aquarium hobbyists and marine life exhibits may soon have a source for blue tangs that doesn’t rely on wild captured fish. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The FIU biologist is the first scientist in the world to create a mutant mosquito — a feat he achieved in 2010 as a researcher at Rockefeller University in New York. While it sounds like a Marvel movie in the making, DeGennaro has no intention of unleashing a new type of mosquito on the world. His mutants serve a greater scientific purpose — they help him better understand what attracts mosquitoes to humans. ..Read More ⇒Monday, July 18, 2016
University of South Florida researchers investigating the aftermath of a September 2014 sewer line break in St. Petersburg have found dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the untreated wastewater that gushed into neighborhoods and into Boca Ciega Bay at a rate of 250 to 500 gallons per minute. ..Read More ⇒Monday, July 18, 2016
Moffitt Cancer Center Awarded $3.2 Million Grant to Study Bone Metastasis in Prostate Cancer and $3.4 Million Grant to Establish Imaging Biomarker Validation Center ..Read More ⇒
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