Subscribe to Florida Trend

NAVIGATION

September 26, 2018

Research & Development

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

New Honeybee Lab in Florida Creating a Buzz

Florida is known for its citrus, sweet corn, beans, tomatoes, strawberries, watermelons, and much more, but its place in the world of beekeeping is often overlooked. Honeybees are big business in Florida. Every year, roughly 650,000 bee colonies make a stop in Florida in their rounds across the country, pollinating many major specialty crops. Read more »
Published on 7/24/2018

Floridians to Face More Frequent, Intense Heatwaves – If Greenhouse Gases Reach the Highest Projected Levels

By the late 21st century, if atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations reach worst-case projections, Floridians could experience summer heatwaves three times more frequently, and each heatwave could last six times longer than at present, according to Meteorology Professor Shawn M. Milrad of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2018

Pest Alert Triggered in Florida After Rare Fruit Fly Find

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' Division of Plant Industry (FDACS-DPI) has issued a pest alert, indicating a male peach fruit fly — Bactrocera zonata(Saunders) (Tephritidae) — was captured in a detection trap last week in Lake Worth (Palm Beach County). A second male was then captured less than two miles away one day later, also in Lake Worth. According to FDACS-DPI, this is only the second time this pest species has been found in Florida. A previous detection was made in November 2010 in Miami-Dade County. Read more »
Published on 5/22/2018

Florida Scientist Stands Strong in Support of Citrus Nurseries

Florida citrus nurseries face unique challenges in the production of citrus nursery stock and the propagation of commercial citrus trees. Read more »
Published on 5/21/2018

NSF ‘supermagnet' laboratory receives $184 million renewal

Record-holding National High Magnetic Field Laboratory is world leader in magnetics research Read more »
Published on 4/2/2018

M2Gen's CEO Wants to Take Personalized Cancer Treatment to the Masses

Typically, such molecular and clinical patient information isn't shared among cancer centers... Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Wider Approval

The FDA takes a broader approach to approving drug therapy. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Cancer Care: A Cure at a Cost

Re-engineering T-cells to fight tumors proves successful at fighting cancer. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Rocket-Powered Research

An Embry-Riddle research project tests how T-cells change in space. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Making Headway: Researchers Tout Advances in Cancer Care

From drug treatments to preventive medicines, researchers tout advances in cancer care. In 2009, Dr. Beth-Ann Lesnikoski became the first medical director of the breast institute at JFK Medical Center in Palm Beach County. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Gov. Scott: Lockheed Martin to Expand and Create 500 New Jobs in Orlando

Today, Governor Scott announced Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, will be expanding in Orlando and creating 500 new jobs. The average wage of the 500 new jobs will be $87,064. The company will also invest more than $50 million in their Orlando facility. Lockheed Martin currently employs over 14,000 Floridians at 73 locations. Read more »
Published on 2/15/2018

Lockheed Martin Announces Orlando Expansion, Hiring Plans

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today broke ground on a new, $50 million, 255,000 square foot office facility and announced plans to hire about 1,800 people over the next two years, of which about 500 will be based in Orlando. Read more »
Published on 2/15/2018

Tiny treadmills help test sea turtle hatchlings stamina

To determine how well the sea turtle hatchlings could perform after their walk on the treadmill, the hatchlings swam in a small tank using a specially designed swimsuit. Researchers measured oxygen consumption and lactate accumulation as well as their breathing rates and stroke rates — that is how fast they were paddling their flippers. (Photo credit: Jay Paredes) Read more »
Published on 1/3/2018

USF, Florida welcome new research vessel

When Bill Hogarth was told the Florida Institute of Oceanography's new research vessel was going to be named after him, he had a pretty reasonable - and funny - reaction. Read more »
Published on 11/8/2017

Scripps Florida Scientists Share $9 Million Grant to Develop Therapies that Target the Aging Process

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and Albert Einstein College of Medicine will share in a $9 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study how individual genetic differences may form the basis for new therapeutic approaches that target the aging process itself rather than focusing on the treatment of individual diseases. Read more »
Published on 10/23/2017

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Announces $21.1 Million to Grow the Bioeconomy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced six grants totaling nearly $21.1 million to support the development of new jet fuel, biobased products and biomaterials from renewable sources. Read more »
Published on 10/23/2017

FAU receives NIH Grant to further neuropsychiatric disorders research

Alterations in a naturally occurring chemical in the brain called serotonin have been linked to a number of neuropsychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder as well as autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Randy Blakely, Ph.D., executive director of Florida Atlantic University's Brain Institute and a professor of biomedical science in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, and his team, have been studying this mood-regulating gene in the brain that carries signals across the synapse, or the gap between nerve cells. Read more »
Published on 9/22/2017

Scripps Florida Scientist Awarded $2.5 Million Collaborative Grant to Develop New Diabetes Treatment

Patrick R. Griffin, co-chair of the Department of Molecular Medicine on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has been awarded a $2.5 million collaborative grant with Brigham and Women's Hospital by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Read more »
Published on 9/22/2017

Research across Florida 2017

UF Danger, Danger, Danger Good news for expecting parents everywhere on Zika. “Basically, the epidemic is over,” says Dr. J. Glenn Morris Jr., director of the University of Florida’s Emerging... Read more »
Published on 9/11/2017

Max Planck Florida Institute: Finely Focused

Before 2000, microscopes were limited to viewing particles larger than half the wavelength of light Then German physicist Stefan Hell proved he could do an end-around past the resolution barrier... Read more »
Published on 9/11/2017

FDA warns US Stem Cell Clinic in Sunrise, Florida, of significant deviations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted a warning letter issued to US Stem Cell Clinic of Sunrise, Florida, and its Chief Scientific Officer Kristin Comella for marketing stem cell products without FDA approval and for significant deviations from current good manufacturing practice requirements, including some that could impact the sterility of their products, putting patients at risk. Read more »
Published on 8/30/2017

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

St. Pete bar owner loves mix of beer and brawn
St. Pete bar owner loves mix of beer and brawn

St. Pete Axe & Ale is an outdoor bar, complete with a chain-link fenced in area like a batting cage. It opened to coincide with International Axe Throwing Day. 

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

How do you prefer to listen to recorded music?

  • Local radio
  • Streaming services
  • CDs
  • Records
  • I dont' listen to music much
  • Other (comments welcome)

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe