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The digital reconstructions of three human skulls created at the University of South Florida are being used as evidence in a high-profile murder trial in California.
October 26, 2020Research and Innovation
EPA administrator announces launch of USF-led project to address local revitalization efforts through workforce development
The USF Center for Brownfields Research & Redevelopment is launching a program designed to clean up contaminated neighborhoods while creating jobs for residents.
October 22, 2020Research and Innovation
Researchers with the University of South Florida have released results from a statewide survey that measures attitudes and opinions regarding the 2020 presidential election and the current political climate.
October 20, 2020Research and Innovation
Sleeping an extra 29 minutes each night can be the key to improving mindfulness, a critical resource that has benefits for daily well-being and work performance.
October 19, 2020Research and Innovation
The University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science has been awarded a five-year, $9 million cooperative agreement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Coast Survey to launch the Center for Ocean Mapping and Innovative Technologies.
October 16, 2020Research and Innovation
How we respond to stress has been a source of scientific research since the term was introduced more than 70 years ago. While the analysis of human stress response has provided valuable insight, new work from University of South Florida researchers is offering a novel perspective on how other vertebrates may regulate flexibility in coping with stress.
October 15, 2020Research and Innovation
USF researchers have been awarded a $900,000, four-year grant from the National Science Foundation to use artificial intelligence to fight mosquito-borne diseases. Ryan Carney, assistant professor of integrative biology, and Sriram Chellappan, professor of computer science and engineering, will lead a multi-disciplinary effort to collect data through smartphone apps such as NASA’s GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper.
October 13, 2020Research and Innovation
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one-in-four people who died from COVID-19 in the U.S. had been living in a long-term care facility. The sobering statistic is even more alarming when you consider the compounding threats of a hurricane. The elderly population is at a greater risk of death than younger individuals, as many are reliant on others to keep them safe.
October 6, 2020Research and Innovation
What exactly happened in Asia that caused SARS-CoV-2 to rapidly spread across the region and then essentially came to a halt there? That’s what researchers from the University of South Florida are trying to determine in a new study funded by an NSF Rapid Response grant.
October 5, 2020Research and Innovation
A new and inspiring project to help rural, non-traditional Polk State College students attain an Associate of Arts degree at PSC and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering at USF's Tampa campus recently received a $3 million National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics grant.
October 1, 2020Research and Innovation
USF researchers win $1 million EPA grant to prevent and treat harmful algal blooms in Lake Okeechobee
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded a team of engineers and geoscientists at USF a $1 million grant to research new methods for preventing and controlling harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Lake Okeechobee.
September 30, 2020Research and Innovation