Tuesday, June 05, 2018
USF Researcher Finds Molecular Inspiration in Famous Abstract Art

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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
USF Earns New Recognition as a Global Leader in Producing United States Patents

The University of South Florida (USF) is the nation’s fifth-leading public university in generating new United States utility patents and ranks 12th among universities worldwide in this key measure of innovation.  Other Florida universities listed in the top 100 ranking are the University of Florida with 111 patents; Florida International University with 42 patents; University of Central Florida with 39 patents; and, Florida State University with 34 patents. ..

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Monday, May 07, 2018
New Movement Monitoring System Helping Prevent Falls in the Elderly

University of South Florida (USF) researchers are utilizing technology that allows BMW’s vehicle assembly lines to run more efficiently to accurately indicate when residents in assisted living facilities are at increased risk of falling. ..

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Monday, April 16, 2018
Research Team Engineers a Better Plastic-Degrading Enzyme

Lee Woodcock, a University of South Florida researcher, is part of an international team of researchers who are working to further improve the enzyme PETase to allow it to be used industrially to break down plastics in a fraction of the time. ..

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Thursday, February 22, 2018
USF: Shoe offers stroke recovery revolution

A professor at the University of South Florida has created a shoe that could revolutionize recovery for stroke survivors. ..

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Monday, February 12, 2018
USF: New Satellite Data Confirm Accelerated Sea Level Rise

USF marine science professor Gary Mitchum is part of a team using statistical analysis of satellite data to enhance previous studies based on tide gauge data  ..

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Friday, January 19, 2018
USF: Oxygen Levels Continue Dropping In World's Waters

Scientists say that climate change is having an effect on the levels of the world’s oceans. But it’s also apparently affecting the oxygen levels throughout the oceans, as well as our coastal waters including the Gulf of Mexico. ..

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Friday, January 19, 2018
USF: Genetics research may help tailor more precise therapies for asthma, heart failure

Studies led by USF’s Dr. Stephen Liggett shed light on genetic variability of adrenergic receptors and how they might best be used to treat disease ..

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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
USF: What will climate change mean for Florida?

As many weather scientists will say, climate change is an issue that is complex and requires much research to better understand. "We do have an understanding on climate change on the general scale, but there is also localized warming or even localized cooling in some regions,” says Jennifer Collins, a USF professor who recently co-authored "Florida Weather and Climate: More Than Just Sunshine''.  ..

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Thursday, December 21, 2017
USF Researchers Play Prominent Role in Top Scientific Journals

Two studies conducted by researchers at the University of South Florida are featured separately this month on the covers of high-impact scientific journals Nature and Science.  ..

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