March 31, 2020

Research & Development

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

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

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