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Newswise: Late Florida Sea Grant Director’s Art to Support Students and Research
Released: 2-Dec-2019 4:25 PM EST
Late Florida Sea Grant Director’s Art to Support Students and Research
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Karl Havens was a leading international expert on aquatic research, management, education and outreach. Now, his art will support those who carry on his life’s work, with bidding underway for a selection of his original artwork. Funds raised will benefit the Karl Havens Excellence Endowment.

Newswise: FAU Receives $3 Million Grant for Dementia Prevention Initiative
Released: 5-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST
FAU Receives $3 Million Grant for Dementia Prevention Initiative
Florida Atlantic University

A grant from The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation will expand FAU’s Dementia Prevention Initiative, a large longitudinal study of brain aging and dementia. Using genetics, biology and the molecular bases of disease, the program incorporates personalized evaluation and prevention plans to reduce risk. Researchers are examining novel biomarkers and peripheral predictors of disease like physical performance, retinal imaging, and gait analyses, and are working with companies to develop novel blood tests to improve diagnosis and prediction.

Newswise: UF Scientists Sequence Vanilla Genome, Could Support Domestic Industry
Released: 5-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EST
UF Scientists Sequence Vanilla Genome, Could Support Domestic Industry
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

In new research published in the journal Scientific Reports, Alan Chambers and Elias Bassil led a group of researchers that established a Vanilla collection with 112 potentially unique individuals.

Newswise: Red Tide Rolling: Harmful Algae Found to Flourish in Both High-, Low-CO2 Environments
Released: 4-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EST
Red Tide Rolling: Harmful Algae Found to Flourish in Both High-, Low-CO2 Environments
Florida State University

Researchers found the Florida specific red tide-causing algae thrives in both high and low CO2 concentrations.

Newswise: National Nutrition Month Advice: Eat More Fresh, Fewer Processed Foods
Released: 4-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EST
National Nutrition Month Advice: Eat More Fresh, Fewer Processed Foods
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

March marks National Nutrition Month, a time to recognize the value of developing healthful eating patterns. Looking for motivation to heed the advice of UF/IFAS registered dietitian Laura Acosta? How about obesity. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevent reports that nearly 40 percent of American adults are considered obese.

Newswise: University of North Florida Health Administration Professor Named 2019 Emerging Scholar
Released: 28-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
University of North Florida Health Administration Professor Named 2019 Emerging Scholar
University of North Florida

Dr. Hanadi Hamadi, a University of North Florida associate professor of health administration in the Brooks College of Health, was named a 2019 Emerging Scholar by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a magazine focusing on matters of access and opportunity for all in higher education.

Newswise: Microbiologist Gets Creative Using Instagram
Released: 27-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
Microbiologist Gets Creative Using Instagram
Florida Atlantic University

Hunter Hines has turned to Instagram to engage audiences in scientific exchange across the world and has come up with the right formula for success. He is encouraging other scientists to follow suit. His Instagram account @microbialecology currently has 55,000 followers and at the end of 2018, his account received more than 1.4 million views in a single week. The authors share their experience and knowledge about using social media in microbiology outreach at a global scale.

Released: 26-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST
FSU researcher finds data-driven evidence on warrior vs. guardian policing
Florida State University

The pros and cons of policing methods have been heavily debated for decades in the United States.Now, a Florida State University-led team of researchers has created a model to measure the differences between two distinct approaches to policing — the warrior approach and the guardian approach.Assistant Professor Kyle McLean said the concepts — which attracted interest after the release of former President Barack Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing report in May 2015 — had largely been theory up until now.

Newswise: New Clue for Cancer Treatment Could be Hiding in Microscopic Molecular Machine
Released: 26-Feb-2019 9:45 AM EST
New Clue for Cancer Treatment Could be Hiding in Microscopic Molecular Machine
Florida State University

Researchers discovered that a critical missing step in the production of proteasomes — tiny structures in a cell that dispose of protein waste — and found that carefully targeted manipulation of this step could prove an effective recourse for the treatment of cancer


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