Friday, November 10, 2017
FIT: Researchers Are Teaching Trains to Talk With Machine Learning

Model Locomotives Allow Researchers to Seek Breakthroughs in Machine Learning and Human-Machine Interaction ..

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
FIT: Florida Tech Research Helps Spur New Marine Protected Areas

New Federal Law Protecting Fish Spawning Grounds Could Benefit Seafood, Sport Fishing  ..

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Thursday, November 02, 2017
FIT: 3-D Printed Ligaments May Be an Ideal Way to Repair Injured Knees

Florida Institute of Technology-led research into 3-D printed tissue may eventually yield an ideal way to treat ACL injuries, which affect 150,000 Americans each year, according to The American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. ..

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Florida Tech Research Finds Roots Use Chemical ‘Photos’ to Coordinate Growth

Root growth is guided by chemical snapshots taken by young roots, allowing them to detect obstructions and coordinate the paths they take, new research led by Florida Institute of Technology finds. ..

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Thursday, August 03, 2017
FIT: Coral Disease Outbreaks Fluctuate with El Niño Years, Research Finds

Occurrences of three common diseases affecting Caribbean corals spike during El Niño years, an alarming association given how climate change may boost the intensity of El Niños. ..

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Sunday, July 09, 2017
Florida Tech Study Confirms Lightning More Powerful Over Ocean Than Land

Findings could help guide improved development of ships, off-shore structures ..

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Thursday, May 04, 2017
FIT: Altering How Cancer Cells Respond to Stress Could Lead to New Anticancer Drugs

Cells exposed to stressful situations respond with precise defense mechanisms programmed in their genes. In breast cancer, these defenses are altered so that they are always on, but how that happens is unknown. Florida Institute of Technology scientists have now found one way cancer cells might manipulate these defenses. ..

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Monday, May 01, 2017
FIT: Altering How Cancer Cells Respond to Stress Could Lead to New Anticancer Drugs

Cells exposed to stressful situations respond with precise defense mechanisms programmed in their genes. In breast cancer, these defenses are altered so that they are always on, but how that happens is unknown. Florida Institute of Technology scientists have now found one way cancer cells might manipulate these defenses. ..

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Friday, February 03, 2017
Florida Tech, Harbor Branch to Study Algal Bloom Impact on Lagoon Dolphins

A $275,000 grant from Florida’s Protect Wild Dolphins Specialty License Plate Fund was awarded to Florida Institute of Technology marine biologist Spencer Fire and partners at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to study dolphin health in light of harmful algal blooms in the Indian River Lagoon. ..

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Thursday, December 22, 2016
FIT: Massive Black Holes May Have Spawned from Powerful Magnetic Stars

Florida Tech Researcher offers theory that the colliding massive black holes that produced gravitational waves detected by LIGO could have started life as magnetic stars.  ..

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