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Technology created at USF could be the key to safely reusing disposable face masks. Researchers have figured out a way to rapidly disinfect and electrostatically recharge N95 respirators, recovering their original filtration efficiency and protection capability against COVID-19 and other airborne diseases.
October 6, 2021Research and Innovation
New technology created by a USF College of Engineering team to precisely measure blood flow in the body’s tissues — allowing for more accurate medical assessments of strokes, brain injuries and a wide range of diseases — has won the Cade Prize for Innovation, one of the Florida’s top awards for invention.
Meet USF’s Cade Prize Candidate: Startup SPKL unites old friends in a quest to develop new medical technology
A friendship formed in middle school a half a world away is the foundation for a new USF startup working to bring better blood flow measurement technology to market.
September 22, 2021Research and Innovation
Researchers, legislators and law enforcement leaders came together at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus to celebrate the grand opening of a research lab devoted to studying human trafficking in the state.
September 16, 2021University News
The pandemic could not divert USF’s top faculty researchers from making big discoveries that shape our understanding of the past, present and future.
A year after USF created the Pandemic Response Research Network and funded three rounds of seed grants to kickstart research into the challenges presented by the pandemic, research and innovations produced in the unprecedented effort continue to take shape.
July 12, 2021Research and Innovation
From autonomous vehicles to drug development to cybersecurity, USF researchers exploring new frontiers in these rapidly expanding fields are part of a larger mosaic of innovation that extends across the state through the Florida High Tech Corridor.
June 22, 2021Research and Innovation
Annual ranking from the National Academy of Inventors and International Property Owners Association is a key measure of global innovation.
June 15, 2021Research and Innovation
The order in which your senses interact with food has a tremendous impact on how much you like it. That’s the premise of a new study led by the University of South Florida (USF). The findings published in the “Journal of Consumer Psychology” show that food tastes better if you see it before smelling it.
April 14, 2021Research and Innovation
With the support of a five-year, $4.86-million National Institutes of Health grant, Distinguished University/USF Health Professor John Adams, PhD, leads a team of international researchers focused on accelerating the discovery of a vaccine against Plasmodium vivax malaria, a major global health problem.
April 12, 2021USF Health
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