October 17, 2021


Florida crime continued to fall during pandemic

Crime in Florida is the lowest it's been in decades. One exception: More murders. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Paul Leone, CEO of the Breakers

The CEO of the Breakers in Palm Beach talks about his Italian upbringing, how he runs the famous resort and his moustache. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Florida's business relocation boom

The pandemic has sparked a boom in business relocations to South Florida and other parts of the state. Economic developers don't see a letup any time soon. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Anna Lindow's mental health care company fulfills a passion and a need

The Problem: At least one in every five Americans suffers from a mental illness, yet more than half don't get treatment or medication. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Fast-growing Florida companies

The Regions: Population Growth; Wins & Trends and Key Relocations for Broward County, Miami-Dade County, Metro Orlando, Florida's Space Coast, Tampa Bay, Metro Jacksonville, and Pensacola. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

The Regions: Florida's economic development boom

The Regions: Population Growth; Wins & Trends and Key Relocations for Broward County, Miami-Dade County, Metro Orlando, Florida's Space Coast, Tampa Bay, Metro Jacksonville, and Pensacola. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Planning for the New Year

As almost all companies did, we stopped face-to-face meetings over the past 19 months, relying instead on Zoom and other social media tools to keep moving our business forward... Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021


The disconnect between data — empirical facts — and perceptions plays out across a wide range of issues. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Chaos Audio's Stratus gives guitar players sound options

Chaos Audio has rolled out Stratus, its latest invention described as an “intelligent, all-in-one stomp box” for electric guitar players. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

UNF to create and operate the Crowley Center for Transportation and Logistics

With two deep-water ports, three major interstates, three major railroads and an international airport, Jacksonville has become one of the nation's top logistics hubs. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

NASA manager outlines the agency's goals for deep space

Jenny Lyons recalls watching a space shuttle launch on TV with her father when she was in high school and being puzzled by scenes from the launch control center. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Energy Harness' fixture uses UV light to kill airborne pathogens

The fixture, which underwent testing at Florida Gulf Coast University, works by exposing indoor air to a large dose of high-energy UV-C light as the air passes through the device. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Fitnessmith moved from regional to national exercise equipment supplier during pandemic

In the pandemic, the 25-year-old supplier of exercise equipment and consulting services to the commercial gym, hotel, resort and multifamily markets, turned to the home market... Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Scientists hope to make vanilla a cash crop in Florida

University of Florida scientists in Homestead hope to add a new crop to the state's agricultural porfolio. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

UF Health wants annual genetic screenings for breast cancer routine to all gynecology patients

Based on recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the program was conceived by Dr. Sonja A. Rasmussen... Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare's breast clinic takes measures to improve a patient's experience

Dr. Shelby Blank, general surgeon and chair of Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare's recently expanded Walker Breast Program clinic, spoke with FLORIDA TREND about the center's operations. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Welwaze Medical has developed an FDA-cleared device that detects breast cancer early

Called Celbrea TMD, the device consists of two disposable, sensor-filled discs designed to be used at home for 15 minutes as part of a self-care routine... Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Non-profit Libby's Legacy advocates for patients and their families

Robin Maynard-Harris was working as an Orange County crime scene investigator when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005... Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

AlignRT takes patient movements into account to make sure radiation goes only where it's supposed to

When it opened last year, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's $27-million radiation oncology center was stocked with the latest cancer-fighting equipment Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

TV, en Espanol

Spanish-language television — much of it produced in Miami — has become a battleground as the competitive landscape shifts toward streaming and on-demand viewing. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Florida law enforcement's new tools of the trade

Facial recognition seems new, but its use in Florida dates back 20 years. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Cryptocurrency expert says bitcoin is on the way to becoming the ‘lingua franca' of commerce

Andrea O'Sullivan was an undergrad at Florida State University when the financial crisis of 2008 hit and she felt compelled to study economics. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

The bitcoin industry: How to build a better bitcoin

Ray Aria is trying to build a better bitcoin. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Bitcoin and Florida Law

In 2014, the IRS concluded cryptocurrency is property, not legal tender, and would be treated as such under the country's tax law. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

UF researchers hope to make solar more useful during long power outages

A research team at the University of Florida has developed a system that can provide solar energy for homes during prolonged power outages. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

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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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