October 1, 2020

Research & Development

UF startup Cannabix working on a 'pot breathalyzer'

With more states allowing some form of legal marijuana use, the race is on to develop a breath test that law enforcement... Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

OceanBased Perpetual Energy generates power from the Gulf Stream

Alshemaimry came to FAU with his Gulf Stream plan shortly after the Scotland conference and in May reached a milestone. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

VerdeGo Aero wants to provide new power to aircraft makers

A small Daytona Beach company wants to provide new power to aircraft makers. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

FIU researchers monitor shark fin trade

The Chinese love shark fin soup - will they eat less if they know it's full of mercury? Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

InfraSite Solutions offers underground storage units for 5G tower equipment

Building out the nation's cellular networks requires lots of towers and refrigerator-sized electrical boxes to support them. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Are CEOs from working-class background less kind toward their employees?

If you came up via the school of hard knocks, you might want to take a look at whether your labor policies are holding your company back. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Research, technology & innovation around the state

Sea Salads, Eye-balling Big Data, Farmer Bot, Virtual Learning for Surgeons and more. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

University of Miami researchers rebuilding 125 acres of reef

New science helps restore a vital part of ocean infrastructure. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Top productive Florida research universities

Florida Schools: A+ in Commercialization Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Epic Games awards UCF professor grant to enhance AR & VR tech

The company responsible for the online video game hit Fortnite has awarded a UCF assistant professor a grant to develop an immersive technology to take virtual experiences to new levels of reality. Read more »
Published on 5/11/2020

Imec working on blood analysis device for future astronauts

Belgium-based nanotechnology research firm Imec is working on a disposable blood testing device that may one day help monitor astronauts' health in space. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Advancements in cancer research

A cancer researcher at UCF's College of Medicine was recently awarded $100K from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Largest cancer centers in Florida

See the top ranked largest cancer centers in the state, their location and the total number of cancer cases. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

University of Miami College of Engineering researchers develop new, non-corrosive saltwater concrete

By using seawater and aggregates that contain salt ... UM College of Engineering researchers have developed a new type of concrete. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

What happened to auto company Rivian?

Florida Trend discovered auto company Rivian in 2011. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Tampa's University Mall gets redeveloped into “research village”

University Mall in Tampa was once a go-to shopping destination. But the suburban-style mall eventually fell out of favor as other shopping centers opened in the 1990s and early 2000s. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

VerdeGo Aero and SeaMax to Join Embry-Riddle's Applied Aviation and Engineering Research Hangar

Innovative Firms to Bring More Jobs to Volusia County Read more »
Published on 6/28/2019

Counter-Drone Technology to be Commercialized by Embry-Riddle and Drone Defense Systems LLC

New technology that detects and commandeers unauthorized drones, guiding them to land safely, will be commercialized under a licensing agreement between Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Drone Defense Systems LLC of Daytona Beach, Fla. Read more »
Published on 5/15/2019

Great White Shark Genome Decoded

The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth... Read more »
Published on 2/20/2019

Preeminence helps USF build new medical engineering program

Led by funding earned through the state of Florida's preeminence program, the University of South Florida's Department of Medical Engineering is adding nationally prominent researchers Read more »
Published on 1/17/2019

The Florida Aquarium Renews Historic Partnership with Cuba to Protect Coral Reefs

Tampa – The Florida Aquarium has signed another historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Acuario Nacional de Cuba (National Aquarium of Cuba) which focuses on coral reef protection and restoration. The partnership, which started in 2015, is the only official agreement between the Acuario Nacional de Cuba and any aquarium or AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) institute in the United States. Read more »
Published on 10/18/2018

Most fire in Florida goes undetected, researchers say

A new study from Florida State University researchers indicates that common satellite imaging technologies have vastly underestimated the number of fires in Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/14/2018

Scythian Biosciences Announces Positive Pre-Clinical Data on the Safety and Efficacy of Cannabis Derived Combination Therapy for Mild to Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury

Scythian Biosciences Corp. and its partners at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are pleased to announce the results of a pre-clinical study evaluating the safety and efficacy of a cannabis derived combination therapy in the treatment of mild to moderate traumatic brain injury (TBI) in rodents. Read more »
Published on 9/11/2018

Unbridled Ambition at Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University has made millions of dollars in strategic investments to attract world-class scientists, develop new STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) programs and grow its research enterprise. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2018

UF/IFAS Experts Explore Multiple Strategies to Control New Palm Disease

Home and business owners should use an antibiotic to help limit a new disease threatening certain species of Florida palm trees, a University of Florida scientist says. Read more »
Published on 8/13/2018

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Tampa Bay Lightning boat parade begins night of celebration
Tampa Bay Lightning boat parade begins night of celebration

Members of the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey club had a boat parade up the Hillsborough River to celebrate their Stanley Cup win Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2019.

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