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Professional divers were trained to search for phreatic overgrowth on speleothems underwater.

Hidden in caves: Mineral overgrowths reveal unprecedented modern sea-level rise

University of South Florida geology professor discovers the industrial boom’s impact on global warming.

June 30, 2022Research and Innovation

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Pitching with passion? 'More enthusiastic' pitches could turn off investors, study finds

A new study from researchers at the University of South Florida offers entrepreneurs some savvy sales advice: when pitching to investors for funding, a high-octane product pitch with great enthusiasm is a double-edged sword.

June 29, 2022Research and Innovation

Woman poses over microscope in a lab

USF awarded more than $1 million to help grow public health laboratory workforce

The USF College of Public Health will use the money to cover tuition and provide a stipend to certain students enrolled in the college’s Public Health and Clinical Laboratory Science and Practice program.

June 28, 2022Research and Innovation

Oil slick in the ocean

Humans responsible for more than 90% of world's oil slicks

In a new study published in Science, researchers developed the first global map of chronic oil slicks in the ocean and found that more than 90% of them come from human sources, significantly more than previously reported.

June 16, 2022Research and Innovation

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Tight budgeters beware: Skip the coffee before shopping

University of South Florida study finds that caffeine tends to loosen the purse strings.

June 15, 2022Research and Innovation

Doctor holds blood tube.

USF awarded $3.2 million to contribute to development of blood tests for Alzheimer’s disease

The new funding dovetails with a $44.4 million, five-year NIH grant awarded last year to test whether computerized brain training can reduce dementia risk in older adults.

June 8, 2022Research and Innovation, USF Health

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New 'Lost Voices' exhibit translates and digitizes America’s oldest parish archive to provide rare insight into early Florida history

A new online exhibit launched by La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archives of the Americas provides the public with unprecedented insight into the daily lives and relationships of the multi-ethnic population that comprised St. Augustine, Fla. from the 16th-19th centuries. The Florida city is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the continental U.S.

June 7, 2022Research and Innovation

Rep. Kathy Castor, Secretary Jennifer Granholm and Fred Mannering

U.S. Secretary of Energy meets with USF researchers, community partners

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm was joined by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor for a meeting with leaders of the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research to learn more about efforts of the Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition, which is housed at USF.

June 2, 2022Research and Innovation, University News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

COVID-19 mortality rate five times higher among labor, retail and service workers, study reveals

A USF College of Public Health study shows correlations between COVID-19 mortality rates and the socioeconomic position, gender, ethnicity and race of working adults.

May 31, 2022Research and Innovation, USF Health

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF biologist discovers ‘skydiving’ salamander

The wandering salamander is the first known to have evolved aerial behaviors.

May 26, 2022Research and Innovation

USF Assistant professor, Marvin Andujar, and his student demonstrate their brain-painting project

New brain-painting method developed at USF being tested for ADHD treatment

USF computer scientist Marvin Andujar is harnessing the power of concentration and art to develop a new brain-computer interface (BCI) prototype and help study participants use their brain like never before. The goal is to introduce a novel treatment option for individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) by tapping directly into their brain activity.

May 20, 2022Research and Innovation

woman works in a factory

Study recommends widening visibility of supply chain network for customers and suppliers

A joint project between the USF Supply Chain Innovation Lab and global manufacturer Jabil has concluded that it’s good business to have a more visible supply chain network.

May 11, 2022Research and Innovation

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