New models developed by an international team including US Geological Survey (USGS) researchers could predict and explain the locations of resilient coral reef communities that may play a key role in coral reef conservation efforts.
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USF student invents lumber alternative using recycled plastic The material will be used as a replacement for wood to create fence posts that can last 30 to 50 years, about three times longer than a traditional wood fence.
USF researchers launch global dashboard to track invasive mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases USF researchers have launched a mosquito-tracking dashboard, funded by a four-year grant from the National Science Foundation.
USF professor discovers new species while part of team studying impact of oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico Heather Judkins, associate professor of integrative biology on the USF St. Petersburg campus, is part of a team of scientists aboard the R/V Point Sur for a Gulf of Mexico research cruise. The goal of the cruise is to identify and quantify long-term trends in fishes, crustaceans and cephalopods in the midwaters of the Gulf in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
USF research team advances understanding of the small but mighty forage fishes Forage fishes, or bait fish, are unsung heroes of the Gulf coast ecosystem. Many of these species have been overlooked by fisheries scientists and managers until fairly recently.
USF's College of Public Health gets $1M to boost the laboratory workforce — and potentially Tampa's biotech scene USF was given over $1 million to grow the public health laboratory workforce, a stepping stone to building the region’s burgeoning biotechnology scene (Tampa Bay Business Journal / paywall).