Food-safety experts have long believed that Salmonella bacteria could only enter tomatoes through wounds in the stem or fruit — but a new University of Florida laboratory study shows it can also happen another way.Plant pathologist Ariena van Bruggen, a professor in UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, published a paper today in the online journal PLoS One, with research findings that show — for the first time — that Salmonella can enter tomato plants through intact leaves, travel through the plant and end up in the fruit itself.
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Researchers at the University of North Florida and Massachusetts Institute of Technology were recently awarded a three-year collaborative research grant to advance research in the fields of nanotechnology and nanoscience. With this funding, UNF and MIT will work together to better understand and improve a type of ultra-sensitive, ultra-fast light detector. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The University of Central Florida researcher who holds the world record for the shortest laser pulse ever produced has been awarded part of a Department of Defense grant with an international team to continue study on ultrafast lasers. ..Read More ⇒Monday, June 29, 2015
Promising new high-growth ventures now have an opportunity to connect with investors in the state’s capitol region. News of the launch of the Tallahassee chapter of the Florida Angel Nexus (NEXUS) attracted nearly 60 potential investors and professionals, seeking to bridge the gap of financing early stage startups. ..Read More ⇒Monday, June 29, 2015
Protecting the world’s coral reefs has been at the forefront of research for researchers and students at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. Recognized as a world leader, NSU has been researching coral reefs to not only understand these unique animals, but to also help provide information for better protection and conservation of our reefs. ..Read More ⇒Monday, June 29, 2015
“We serve as a talent magnet, actively drawing some of the best and brightest innovators in science and technology from around the world to Florida… We try to provide our colleagues a habitat for innovation. And this is at the heart of IHMC’s value system and at the heart of our success.” ..Read More ⇒
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