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"To provide a cost effective, ultra-high speed, inter-connected, broadband service delivery network that enables Florida’s higher education institutions and partners to collaborate, connect, utilize and develop new innovative broadband applications and services in support of their scientific research, education, and 21st century economy initiatives."
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FLR Breaking News
Using sensors to monitor dangerous hits on football field
New dietary supplement beats calcium, Vitamin D for bone strength
looks to add another research park
Istation to Track Literacy Performance
Inside the teenage brain: New studies explain risky behavior
Recognized with an \"Oscar of Invention\"
and Tech Incubator Join FPL On New Solar Energy Study
Dedicates Cutting-Edge Facility for Hurricane and Marine Life Research
Students develop nail decal to detect date rape drugs
Telemedicine could revolutionize access to mental health treatment
CREOL Researchers Demonstrate Higher Data Capacity of Optical Networks
New wet laboratory facilities at the USF Research Park
Researchers discover a “switch” in Alzheimer’s and stroke patient brains
Many at-risk heart disease patients lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatment
expansion to 86 acres receives boost from county commissioners
National focus on USF police camera study


Florida’s Research and Education Network

The Florida LambdaRail (FLR) is an independent research and education network owned and operated on behalf of the FLR partner institutions and affiliates of the Florida LambdaRail, LLC, a not-for profit limited liability corporation.

Created to facilitate advanced research, education, and 21st century economy initiatives in the State of Florida, utilizing next generation network technologies, protocols, and services, FLR provides opportunities for Florida university faculty members, researchers, and students to collaborate with colleagues in-state, across the country, and around the world.

Research In Florida

Scripps: Researchers Discover New Type of Neuron that Plays Key Role in Nicotine Addiction
USF: Engineers look to nature for answers
Scripps: Cells’ Response to Chronic Protein Misfolding May Do More Harm than Good
UCF Students’ Prototypes Include Space Friendly IV, Artificial Lung
Scripps: Team Reveals Weak Spots in Ebola’s Defenses
UM: Lab Provides Unique Opportunity

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FLR Spotlight

UCF Modeling and Simulation Receives $2.6 Million Presagis Gift, $8M Since 2012
Broward Health North Receives 2014 Beacon of Excellence Award and Guardian of Excellence Award in Employee Engagement and Clinical Quality
Agency For Healthcare Administration Designates Broward Health Medical Center As A Statutory Teaching Hospital
NSU Orlando Boasts Third Straight Year of 100 Percent Pass Rate for Physician Assistant certification
Chevy Announces It’s Buying Carbon Credits from 11 Colleges, Including Valencia
FSU among nation’s elite for study abroad totals

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