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A creation to help combat the coronavirus from USF Health and Tampa General Hospital is now helping people across the world (ABC News).
The “Bull Nose” electronic device is one of 42 COVID-19 research projects funded by the COVID-19 Rapid Response Research Grants program to create an accurate, nonintrusive rapid COVID-19 test (USF Oracle).
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital and the University of South Florida are launching a new project to figure out why some people are hesitant about getting a COVID-19 vaccine. (ABC News).
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 (USF Newsroom).
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 (USF Newsroom).
The University of South Florida has received a $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to use artificial intelligence to fight mosquito-borne diseases. Researchers will collect data through smartphone apps, uploading images of mosquitos that will then be identified with their species and potential to transmit viruses (Tampa Bay Business Journal).
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 (USF Newsroom).
October 15, 2020Research
Social media could hold important clues as to why some people would hesitate to get vaccinated for Covid-19, according to a University of South Florida researcher (St. Pete Catalyst).
After launching a coronavirus-tracking map at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the University of South Florida now not only wants to track cases but help organizations and the general public see the bigger picture (Tampa Bay Business Journal).
A study led by the University of South Florida found better sleep improves next-day mindfulness, which in turn, reduces sleepiness during the day (EurekAlert!).
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 (USF Newsroom).
The University of South Florida-designed 3D-printed nasal swab is now being used by hospitals, academic medical centers, state governments, and international agencies and health care facilities. Created in March when medical supplies were a significant challenge, the innovative swab allowed entities around the world fight the spread of COVID-19 through widespread testing (AUTM).
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