September 29, 2020

Technology/Innovation

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

In Florida and nationwide, cyber-security jobs are waiting to be filled

There is a shortage of cyber-security professionals in Florida, with more than 25,000 unfilled cyber-security jobs in the state. Read more »
Published on 6/25/2020

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

A public health success

Targeting HIV through EHRs Read more »
Published on 4/7/2020

Sunsetting VistA

The VA was the first in the nation to integrate electronic medical records with its homegrown software. Now the agency is junking it and migrating to Cerner. Read more »
Published on 4/7/2020

Orlando Health's Epic EHR Overhaul

Orlando Health's EHR switch aims to create a complete patient story in one place. Read more »
Published on 4/7/2020

Sore point: Allegations of fraud in the Electronic Health Records market

Since 2017, three EHR vendors have paid more than $357 million combined to settle government claims related to fraud, kickbacks and other alleged abuses. Read more »
Published on 4/7/2020

University of West Florida wins $400K National Eye Institute grant

Biology professor Scott Taylor has won a grant to study how zebrafish regenerate preceptor cells in their eyes after they've been damaged. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Teen develops “Germ Genie” to protect travelers from diseases

Henry Hurowitz couldn't have timed his new product and company better. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

AdventHealth Nicholson Center opens Prototype Lab to help physician inventors

Each year, doctors from around the world come to AdventHealth Nicholson Center in Celebration to practice surgical techniques using robots and other high-tech devices. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Naples' NCH Healthcare System buys germ-killing robot

In the battle against superbugs, Southwest Florida's NCH Healthcare System has a new high-tech weapon. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

UF developed tiny chip tracks med-taking

Digital tech company etectRX has received FDA clearance for its ID-CAP system, which verifies medicinal dosage to patients and physicians using digital technology. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

Tampa General Hospital's new organ donation equipment

Tampa General Hospital has started using new equipment that enables donor hearts, lungs and livers to be transported at body temperature rather than chilled and transported in coolers. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

Camera-Guided Dogs

UWF researchers are developing tech to aid handlers' communication with military and law enforcement dogs. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Lung transplant technology collaboration between Mayo Clinic Florida and United Therapeutics

Mayo Clinic Florida expects to have three ex-vivo lung perfusion systems installed and operating by the end of first quarter 2020 Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

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

Online platform Genius Plaza helps Florida students teach each other

Entrepreneur Ana Roca Castro founded online platform Genius Plaza... Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

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Half a million Florida residents may still be eligible for stimulus checks
Half a million Florida residents may still be eligible for stimulus checks

The IRS launched a national campaign this week that includes notifying more than 567,000 residents in Florida who did not file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 but may still be eligible for a coronavirus stimulus check.

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