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February 11, 2016

Research & Development

Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction

University of Florida scientists' role essential to LIGO discovery that opens new window on the universe with observation of gravitational waves from colliding black holes. The taxpayer-funded National Science Foundation support for the Florida LIGO group began in 1997 and has continued since then. The NSF has supported both instrument science and data analysis research. Read more »
Published on 2/11/2016

UF creates trees with enhanced resistance to greening

After a decade of battling the highly destructive citrus greening bacterium, researchers with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have developed genetically modified citrus trees that show enhanced resistance to greening, and have the potential to resist canker and black spot, as well. Read more »
Published on 11/23/2015

UF receives $17.5 million to speed discoveries toward better health

The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute has been awarded $17.5 million from the National Institutes of Health's Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA, program) to continue to pave the way for a swifter and more collaborative journey from research to improved health in the nation's third largest state. Florida State University joins UF as a community research partner on the four-year award. Read more »
Published on 10/29/2015

Max Planck Florida scientist Ryohei Yasuda receives $4.8 million NIH Pioneer Award

Award recognizes Yasuda's creativity and innovation in biomedical research Read more »
Published on 10/14/2015

The High Tech Corridor

Defense. Communications. Photonics. Research. There are now nearly 20,000 high-tech companies along Florida's I-4 Corridor Read more »
Published on 7/24/2015

Florida's $500-million man

Blue-chip investors are betting a half-billion dollars on Rony Abovitz's 'augmented reality' technology. Read more »
Published on 7/24/2015

Breeding a solution to citrus greening

The ag industry and researchers are trying everything to stop the greening plague destroying Florida's citrus business. One tactic: Invent a greening-proof tree. Read more »
Published on 7/24/2015

Research and recrimination on Florida's Treasure Coast

The Treasure Coast's incentive-laden effort to brand itself as the Research Coast has hit some snags. This article looks at how relations between the city of Port St. Lucie and one of its high-profile biomedical recruits – VGTI -- boiled over this year. Read more »
Published on 7/24/2015

Cancer Care: X-ray visionaries

Fort Myers-based 21st Century Oncology has grown from one location in 1981 to become the nation's largest provider of radiation therapy. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2015

Cancer Care: Statewide efforts

Florida treatment centers are stepping up efforts to help patients recover quickly. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2015

Brain trust: Florida research groups target Alzheimer's

This article looks at the ground-breaking work being done at Roskamp by Fiona Crawford, President and CEO, along with Daniel Paris, head of research and development, and 50 other scientists in an old contact lens manufacturing building. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2015

Black Tech Week coming to Miami

The week-long event, to be held February 23-28, is aimed at promoting tech innovation during Black History Month. Read more »
Published on 2/3/2015

University of Miami is banking on brains

UM's brain tissue bank is a center for research into brain-related disease. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2014

Hydrogen Hopes

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

A new kind of hybrid

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Fuel Cell Science

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Buckypaper

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Funding Bing Energy

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Group Dynamics - Neil Johnson

Physics professor, University of Miami Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Dark Lightning - Joseph Dwyer

Professor of physics and space sciences, Florida Institute of Technology Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

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