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New USF Institute for Microbiomes created to advance human and environmental health

USF has launched an institute dedicated to harnessing the huge populations of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other microbes inhabiting our bodies and our planet to improve health and develop new treatments.

July 21, 2021Research and Innovation, USF Health

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University of South Florida researchers release findings from statewide public opinion survey on COVID-19, Biden/DeSantis approval ratings and other policy issues

Researchers with the University of South Florida have released results from a statewide survey that measures public opinion on a variety of current policy issues. These results address COVID-19, presidential/gubernatorial job approval, infrastructure and education.

July 27, 2021COVID-19, Research and Innovation

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USF research team receives NSF grant to study the public’s understanding of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity

A University of South Florida research team was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the public’s understanding of artificial intelligence technologies and to teach people how to identify deceptive uses of these technologies online.

July 28, 2021Research and Innovation

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National Security: USF and its partners focus on a variety of threats facing U.S.

Summer 2021 Issue 

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