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Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Gainesville and Boca Raton, FL – October 10, 2017 – The Institute for Commercialization of Public Research (the Florida Institute) announced today results of a new study conducted by The Washington Economics Group, Inc.® (WEG), a boutique economic consulting firm led by nationally recognized business economist Dr. J. Antonio (Tony) more»
Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
“Seeing that firsthand really put in my heart to do everything I could to help people suffering from these devastating neurodegenerative diseases,” said Blair, PhD, an assistant professor in the Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Molecular Medicine. As an USF undergraduate student conducting research in chemist Bill Baker’s more»
Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The most pressing drug epidemic of our time is the opioid crisis. Ravaging affluent and destitute neighborhoods alike, no one is safe from their addictive qualities. Fortunately, the Treasure Coast is fighting back against this epidemic. Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Sciences located in Port St. Lucie, Florida, is currently working on a series of more»
Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory will be home to a new National Institutes of Health Biomedical Technology Resource Center that will develop unique instrumentation for innovative biomedical work in high magnetic fields to combat diseases like Alzheimer’s and tuberculosis. To create the center, the more»
Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Current methods of extracting the element–the key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries–destroy landscapes and take two years to complete. The startup Lilac says it has developed a new process that’s both much faster and more sustainable. Learn more>>>
Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Program for Entrepreneurs Combines Power of StartUp Health Moonshot Academy with Unique Access to SAP Technology, Experts, Customers and Marketing Channels StartUp Health, which is organizing and supporting a global army of Health Transformers, and SAP Health, a division of SAP, the world leader in enterprise applications with over 7,900 healthcare more»
Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Magic Leap, the secretive "mixed reality" startup, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $502 million in new venture capital funding led by Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek. This is the same round that Axios discussed last week, based on a Delaware regulatory filing (which authorized up to $1 billion in new shares at an increased valuation). The more»
Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Ever since Thomas Edison used a steam generator in his Pearl Street Station to supply parts of lower Manhattan with electricity in 1892, people have been trying to improve the design. While Edison eked out 1.6 percent efficiency from his boiler and generators, the latest “ultra-supercritical” systems are clocking in at 47.5 percent. But Doug more»
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