September 2018 Contents

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FEATURES

Research Florida

Ken Ford at IHMC

High Tech, Low-Carb

Ken Ford and the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition are famous for robotics and also a high-fat, no-carb ketogenic diet.

Droning On

Florida companies, entrepreneurs and schools are all-in as commercial use of drones skyrocke7s.

Playing to Its Strengths

Harris Corp. has abandoned its diversification strategy and become primarily a government contractor.

Research Reports

Stories include, ”Game of Tag,” how Nova’s Guy Harvey Research Institute/Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography has tagged 150 species of sharks.

Digital Edition

Browse the digital edition of Research Florida 2018.

Trendlines

Up Front - Publisher's Column
Sarasota is Popping

The arts scene, the educational opportunities and the access to health care all make Sarasota County a desirable place to live and work.

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David Lawrence Jr.

Lawrence is Chairman of the Children’s Movement of Florida and the former publisher of the Miami Herald.

Editor's Page
'Burning Platform'

Quint Studer is a former special education teacher from Wisconsin who moved into health care and came to Pensacola in 1996 when Baptist Hospital hired him as its administrator.

Community Portrait

Sarasota

Sarasota

From Sarasota County’s northern border with Manatee to Charlotte County on its southern edge, signs of growth are everywhere.

Economic Backbone

Energy in Florida
Nuclear Option

Indian River State College has succeeded at supplying a new cohort of nuclear plant workers across the U.S. Plus, energy snapshots and TopRank lists of Florida utilities.

Of Counsel
Judgment Call

Critics question the motive behind Elisabeth Espinosa’s decision to run against circuit court judge David Miller.

Around the State

MiamI-DADE
Hard Act to Follow

Micael Hausmann takes an innovative approach to theater in Miami.

Southeast
Shopping Route

Boca Raton-based VuPulse’s marketing platform analyzes consumer preferences and speeds consumers shopping online.

Southwest
New Digs?

Tampa Bay Rays unveil new ballpark renderings.

Central
At EASE

Doctors' app gives families peace of mind.

Northeast
Rewarding Customers

Winn-Dixie's parent takes a new approach to its rewards program.

Northwest
Reinforcements

Two college programs target vets in need.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

Florida panthers, skunks and primates among 1st to get vaccinated against COVID at ZooTampa
Florida panthers, skunks and primates among 1st to get vaccinated against COVID at ZooTampa

The push for protection against COVID-19 is moving past humans and into the animal world. From lions and tigers in Washington, D.C., to gorillas in Atlanta and a ferret in South Florida, several animals across the country have tested positive for the virus. ZooTampa at Lowry Park says it hasn't had any animals test positive but is getting ahead of the game by beginning to vaccinate animals that have been identified as most susceptible to COVID.

 

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Florida Senator Jeff Brandes is proposing a bill for a new bird to replace the current state bird - the mockingbird. What type of bird do you think would be a better replacement?

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