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Flotation vest

Floating with Gas to Save Lives

About 10 lives are lost each day to unintentional drowning in the United States, but a newly-patented technology developed in a Chemical and Biomedical Engineering senior capstone class may lead to personal flotation products that can enhance safety in the water.

November 20, 2019Research and Innovation

USF researcher manipulates DNA to engineer E. coli for C1 conversion

Making Microbes that Transform Greenhouse Gases

Researchers at the University of South Florida are harnessing the power of human physiology to transform greenhouse gases into usable chemical compounds – a method that could help lessen industrial dependence on petroleum and reduce our carbon footprint.

August 13, 2019Research and Innovation

USF research scientist harvesting microorganisms in a laboratory

An Unnatural Way to Make Natural Products

From medicine to fragrances, nature provides many of the key chemical compounds needed in an endless number of pharmaceuticals and consumer products. Now, a cutting-edge technique engineered by researchers at University of South Florida is changing the way scientists isolate these precious molecules.

June 11, 2019Research and Innovation

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