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April 20, 2018

Research & Development

Do you love seedless watermelons in the hot summer? UF scientists are on the case

Some people love to eat a juicy, seedless watermelon for a tasty, refreshing snack during a hot, Florida summer day. University of Florida scientists have found a way to stave off potential diseases while retaining that flavor. Read more »
Published on 7/25/2017

Chemical sampling technology: an industry game-changer

A new method developed at FIU makes toxicological, biological and environmental sampling and testing cheaper, faster, and more sensitive. The new technology, which has been independently validated, promises to disrupt a multi-billion-dollar industry. Read more »
Published on 6/30/2017

Fire and ice: An Eglin test lab subjects vehicles to extreme temperatures

Inside a chamber at the McKinley Climatic Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base in Pensacola, several Ford trucks have been idling for three weeks... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

Leveraging research: David Day retires as UF's tech transfer expert

The University of Florida has reaped more than $250 million in royalties over the last four decades from the sale of Gatorade, famously created by UF professor Robert Cade. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

New Screen Coating Makes Reading in Sunlight a Lot Easier. The Secret? Moth Eyes.

Nature-inspired film is scratch resistant, self-cleaning and could be used on flexible displays Read more »
Published on 6/22/2017

Vigilant Biosciences Announces Grant Award from National Institutes of Health

Vigilant Biosciences, Inc., a leading innovator and developer of solutions that aid in the early detection and intervention of cancer, today announced the that it has received an award as part of a multi-million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund research in support of a novel point of care test to improve early identification of oral and oropharyngeal cancer. Read more »
Published on 6/15/2017

Reaching New Heights: USF is 5th Leading Public University in U.S. Patents Ranking

USF is first in Florida and 11th worldwide among universities generating new inventions Read more »
Published on 6/8/2017

University of Florida research spending at record $791 million in 2016

Spending for research at the University of Florida, a key indicator of how healthy an institution's research enterprise is, reached a record high of $791.3 million in 2016, according to a new report to the National Science Foundation. Read more »
Published on 6/7/2017

Aspirin use has modest or no benefit for patients with hardened arteries, UF Health researchers find

For decades, aspirin has been widely used to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems. Now, a team led by a University of Florida Health researcher has found that aspirin may provide little or no benefit for certain patients who have plaque buildup in their arteries. Read more »
Published on 6/6/2017

FGCU virologists publish study that finds Zika invaded Florida multiple times in 2016

A new study led by an international group of scientists, including five from Florida Gulf Coast University, sheds light on how the Zika virus entered and circulated in Florida in 2016 and might do so again this year. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2017

Cancer care: The limits of immunotherapy

Few people know cancer's devastating effects more intimately than Dr. Asher Chanan-Khan... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Abusing power hurts leaders, too

We know that power can corrupt, making people act in ways that harm others. But new research from the University of Florida shows that when the powerful misbehave, they hurt themselves, too. Read more »
Published on 5/11/2017

Mote scientist to study how susceptible coral immune systems are to disease

Dr. Erinn Muller, Staff Scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory, recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) award for two-years of research aimed at better predicting how corals react to disease exposure and how that will influence the coral community of the future. Read more »
Published on 4/3/2017

MicaPlex Debut Kicks Off with Announcement of New Tenant, Scholarship and Business Incubator

More than 300 community, political and business leaders from Central Florida joined Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University as it officially opened the cornerstone building of its Research Park – The John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex (MicaPlex) – on Thursday night adjacent to the university's Daytona Beach Campus. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Dwayne and Mary Helen McCay Inducted Into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

University President, First Lady hold 15 joint patents Read more »
Published on 3/24/2017

Considering Tax Contributions from Undocumented Immigrants in Florida

It is important that local officials consider the subsequent loss of local and state tax contributions from undocumented immigrants when deciding whether to advance the Trump administration's mass deportation efforts. Undocumented immigrants currently contribute more than $11.6 billion to state and local taxes nationwide.4 Read more »
Published on 2/24/2017

Gator entrepreneurs return to Gainesville

Alumni are increasingly choosing to locate their world-class companies near UF Read more »
Published on 2/14/2017

USDA Invests $13.6 Million in Citrus Greening Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced four grants totaling more than $13.6 million to combat a scourge on the nation's citrus industry, citrus greening disease, aka Huanglongbing. Read more »
Published on 2/9/2017

Gov. Scott awards more than $16 million in research grants to cure cancer and tobacco-related diseases

Governor Rick Scott has announced that over $16 million in research funding was awarded to 16 different projects through the Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program and the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program. Read more »
Published on 2/6/2017

Investors, NIH excited about FSU biomedical research targeting rare eye disease

Florida State University College of Medicine Professor Michael Blaber has spent years perfecting an artificial human protein for stimulating cell growth while also learning about the equally complex world of venture capitalists. Read more »
Published on 2/2/2017

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