April 17, 2014

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 2/5/2014

› Ocean energy project seeks crowdfunding, move to FAU
A unique ocean energy company is launching a campaign on crowdfunding website Kickstarter as it moves to Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center.

› New study: Florida's networks control health costs better than Medicaid
Results from a study of Florida's Medicaid Reform Pilot Project show that provider service networks, which the state intends to implement this year throughout the state, control costs better than traditional Medicaid.

› From China to Slovakia to Germany, students love American educational system
15-year-old Bohan Sun is getting one step closer to attending a top American college. “America has the best education in the world,” said Bohan, who is from China and attends Canterbury School in Fort Myers. Bohan plans on staying in the U.S. until he graduates from Canterbury, attends a U.S. university and establishes his business career.

› Florida tops world in shark attacks for 2013
Florida once again topped both the nation and the world for its number of shark attacks with a total of 24 unprovoked incidences during 2013, according to statistics compiled by SharkAttackFile.net.

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NOAA's ship, Okeanos Explorer, carrying scientists and the ROV Deep Discoverer (D2), has arrived at site “Northwest Gulf Mid-Depth." Today (4/17/2014), the ROV will visit two Monterrey shipwrecks. Deployment of the ROV is planned for 0930 Eastern, arriving at the seafloor around 1030. Click above to watch the adventure unfold or go here for more info.

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