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By combining efforts to replace water pumps and educate city technicians, USF researchers helped decrease the blood lead levels of 87 percent of the children tested during their study.
November 16, 2023Research and Innovation
USF will focus on analyzing how coronavirus spreads between wildlife and humans. The data will be used to create predictive models that can be used to prepare and protect human health for future variants and diseases.
November 9, 2023Research and Innovation
A recently discovered sea slug found in Tampa Bay waters is being named after a USF emeritus professor of integrative biology to honor his 45-year career that involved intricately studying sea slugs.
October 18, 2023Research and Innovation
The number of new inventions, technologies and works of authorship formally disclosed by USF researchers is up nearly 25 percent since 2019. The secret behind the rise: the implementation of new tools, the help of student interns and consistent, high-level performance from USF inventors.
October 12, 2023Research and Innovation
USF researchers secure $1.5 million federal grant to improve water quality and reduce runoff into Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico
An interdisciplinary team of researchers will install novel bio-infiltration systems around Aaran’s Pond to reduce harmful runoff water from contaminating the pond and cascading into the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay.
September 20, 2023Research and Innovation
USF geoscientist uncovers desperate need for beach nourishment following Hurricane Idalia.
September 13, 2023Research and Innovation
USF linguistics expert pivots course in response to his new study on artificial intelligence chatbots
After examining the ability of linguistic experts to differentiate AI from human-generated writing, Matthew Kessler is integrating more hands-on projects in his classroom.
September 7, 2023Research and Innovation
USF geoscientist creates oceanic tracking model to urge investigators to revive search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight
The new method can reconstruct the drift path and origin of debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing over the Indian Ocean with 239 passengers onboard.
August 23, 2023Research and Innovation
Students traveled throughout the Tampa Bay region to gather an interdisciplinary perspective on the social and physical impacts of severe weather and climate-related disasters.
August 3, 2023Research and Innovation
Uncovering ancient history: USF team discovers 2,000-year-old Roman house during excavation in Malta
The house can help researchers better understand the experience and behavior of those who lived nearby.
July 26, 2023Research and Innovation
Through DNA analysis, USF researchers will trace the evolution of genetics in individuals who died from the Black Death during quarantine, helping determine the effectiveness of containment measures, such as isolation and masks.
July 11, 2023Research and Innovation
People are encouraged to be “citizen scientists” and upload photos of any mosquitoes that they find. By identifying the species of mosquito, the team can determine its potential for carrying diseases and alert local authorities to its location.
June 29, 2023Research and Innovation