August 17, 2022

Technology/Innovation

FSU research team turns plant material into larger capacity batteries

By incorporating lignin — an organic compound in the cell walls of plants that makes them rigid — the team has created a type of electrolyte compound, says professor Hoyong Chung. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Florida's space tourism industry

While some early space-tourism flights may start in Texas or New Mexico, Florida will be at the forefront of the industry... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Orchard helps seniors navigate the COVID-19 vaccination process

“When the vaccine came out, everyone was struggling,” says Ming Yang, founder and CEO of Orchard. “There was a frantic feeling of trying to win a lottery ticket.” Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Piper Aircraft has sold nearly 60 of its self-landing turboprops

In an emergency, the tech can be activated to take over control of the aircraft... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Endangered Oyster Reefs Given New Life

Florida's foremost aquatic restoration company Sea & Shoreline rehabilitated damaged oyster reefs in an effort to allow these "ecosystem engineers" to continue providing healthier environments. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2021

NordVPN Teams: Construction Industry the Next Big Cybercrime Target

68% of construction executives have no cybersecurity measures in place Read more »
Published on 3/30/2021

SunDial helps businesses optimize power consumption

The technology also allows users to monitor lifetime energy savings and emission reductions as well as create simulations for... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Ocean Insight's technology is used across an array of industries

Mike Morris, an oceanographer and serial entrepreneur, co-founded Ocean Optics in 1989 after he and a team of researchers... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Tyndall Air Force Base deploying robotic security on base

Tyndall Air Force Base is deploying four-legged robots around the base's perimeter as a security measure. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Online test proctor Honorlock is one of Florida's fastest-growing companies

The pandemic-fueled shift to online college learning proved a boon to an online test proctor founded by two FAU graduates. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Smart Machines: AI technology's impact on Florida's business sectors

In 1970, Marvin Minsky predicted scientists were about 3-8 years away from creating a machine as intelligent as the average human. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Scripps Research Florida's promising approach

Targeted anti-cancer treatments — instead of dousing the body with chemo with all its side effects — have been a boon for some patients. Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Cancer care around the state

Inspired by his mother, who survived breast cancer, clothing designer Galen Magee has been donating about 20 specially designed robes... Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

A side of seaweed?

While seaweed is a popular food in Asia and the Pacific Islands, it's not exactly a staple in the United States — but that could change. Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Colorectal cancer screening options

An at-home test offers an alternative for some who are skittish about a colonoscopy Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Florida Poly launches state's first undergraduate health engineering program

Students with a love of STEM and an interest in health care can prepare for a career that prioritizes both with Florida Polytechnic University's new Health Systems Engineering program Read more »
Published on 12/1/2020

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

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Utility's new drone speeds hurricane recovery
Utility's new drone speeds hurricane recovery

Florida's primary energy provider is ready to launch a powerful new technology, just ahead of the busiest weeks of the Atlantic hurricane season: a new fixed-wing drone designed fly into tropical storm force winds and speed the restoration of electricity after severe weather.

 

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