Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Higgs Boson, Top Quarks Linked for First Time in New Collider Research

An observation made by an experiment at the Large Hadron Collider involving Florida Institute of Technology physicists has for the first time connected the two heaviest elementary particles of the Standard Model.  Using the Compact Muon Solenoid detector, which acts as a giant, high-speed camera taking 3-D ‘photographs’ of particle collisions, scientists announced findings that reveal how strongly the Higgs boson interacts with the heaviest known elementary particle, the top quark. ..

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Friday, February 02, 2018
FIT: Scientists Discover New Field Affecting Metals Solidification

‘Bias Field’ Could Lead to Process Improvements, Stronger Alloys ..

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Thursday, January 11, 2018
FIT: Doing the Math in Cancer Research

For Munevver Mine Subasi, associate professor in Florida Tech’s department of mathematical sciences, involvement in a current research project on breast cancer has both a personal and a professional connection. ..

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Florida Tech untangles findings from the SABOL experiment

The experiment utilized the microgravity environment of the space station to study how protein fibrils form and grow, a fundamental biological process. ..

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Friday, December 01, 2017
FIT: Can Coral Reefs in the Pacific Ocean Keep Up With Climate Change?

Florida Tech biology professor awarded NSF grant to study reefs protecting island nations ..

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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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