UNF History Professor Receives Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

UNF History Professor Receives Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

UNF History Professor Receives Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Dr. Denise Bossy, a University of North Florida associate professor of history, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship to support significant research in the humanities and to further her research of the Yamasee Indians, a community that is hardly understood by scholars today

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FAU: Study Reveals How Language Develops in Bilingual Children

FAU: Study Reveals How Language Develops in Bilingual Children

FAU: Study Reveals How Language Develops in Bilingual Children

A new study of Spanish-English bilingual children by researchers at Florida Atlantic University published in the journal Developmental Science finds that when children learn two languages from birth each language proceeds on its own independent course, at a rate that reflects the quality of the children’s exposure to each language.

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FSU technologies highlighted in economic growth report

FSU technologies highlighted in economic growth report

FSU technologies highlighted in economic growth report

Two companies born from Florida State University research are among those highlighted in a new report from the university research advocacy group The Science Coalition.  The report, “American-Made Innovation Sparking Economic Growth” identifies 102 companies that trace their roots to federally funded university research.  In particular, the report mentions two companies that have commercialized Florida State University research.

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FIT: Five-year grant will aid research on therapies for brittle bones

FIT:  Five-year grant will aid research on therapies for brittle bones

FIT:  Five-year grant will aid research on therapies for brittle bones

Alessandra Carriero, assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering and director of the Biomechanics Laboratory at Florida Tech, has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to investigate therapies to enhance the quality of life for people suffering from disabilities secondary to bone fragility, such as osteogenesis imperfecta (OI).

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Leesburg Regional Medical Center First in Central Florida to Offer Naturally Dissolving Heart Stent

Leesburg Regional Medical Center First in Central Florida to Offer Naturally Dissolving Heart Stent

Leesburg Regional Medical Center First in Central Florida to Offer Naturally Dissolving Heart Stent

Dr. Srinivas Attanti implanted a patient last week with the world’s first FDA-approved dissolving heart stent. The Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold is a major advance in the treatment of coronary artery disease, which affects 15 million people in the United States and remains a leading cause of death worldwide despite decades of therapeutic advances.

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Max Planck: The brain establishes networks under its own steam

Max Planck: The brain establishes networks under its own steam

Max Planck: The brain establishes networks under its own steam

According to the current thinking in neuroscience, neurons in the brain must communicate actively with each other to establish functioning networks. Using an elegant genetic trick, neuroscientists Albrecht Sigler and Cordelia Imig from the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine in Göttingen have now demonstrated that neurons in very important regions of the brain can connect and form normally structured networks without active signal transmission.

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FLR reveals plans for the Atlantic Research Platform

FLR reveals plans for the Atlantic Research Platform

FLR reveals plans for the Atlantic Research Platform

FLR’s 100G research and education network provides world class, highly reliable, cost effective, ultra-high speed and secure networking connectivity and capacity to enhance research & education. On September 14, 2015, FLR became the 3rd Regional Optical Network in the nation to upgrade its entire core network to 100-Gbps. Shortly thereafter, on November 18, 2015, FLR deployed a Regional Science DMZ to serve as the foundation for the Atlantic Research Platform (ARP). In turn, the ARP in Florida will serve as the platform to extend and interconnect Campus research, high-performance computing, and instructional technology environments to the Global research and education networking fabric.

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