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Nicholas J. Coote

Cade Prize Announces Fibonacci Finalists

Judges for 2022’s Cade Prize for Innovation named this year’s 21 Fibonacci Finalists. The finalists, from Florida, Georgia and Alabama, will compete for $64,000 of prize money. Winners will be announced September 29, 2022.

UF Researchers Refining Wastewater Health Signals

University of Florida investigators in the College of Public Health and Health Professions (PHHP), the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Emerging Pathogens Institute—have spent the past two years building testing capacity and refining wastewater analysis techniques to better detect viruses, bacteria and even chemical markers of health—such as pesticides and illegal drugs.

My Tutor Is an AI: UF Researchers Seek Out if AI Tutors Are As Effective as Human Ones

Artificial Intelligence is now being used to help tutor students at all educational levels. AI tutors can enhance learning outcomes such as facilitating various teaching-learning practices within and outside the classroom, supporting students 24/7, and providing students from economically disadvantaged areas access to all kinds of learning materials without being in the same geographical location.

UF Scientists Probe the Cosmos With the New James Webb Space Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope launched on Christmas Day, 2021, and the instrument was so complex that it took months for us to peer through the new telescope. Then in July of 2022 we got our first look at images from the most advanced space observatory ever made. The telescope’s data will transform how we understand our universe, and University of Florida astronomers and physicists are on the vanguard of these discoveries.

UF Research Shows a Step Toward Restoring Sea Urchins: ‘The Lawnmowers of Reefs’

Coral reef ecosystems are severely threatened by pollution, disease, overharvesting, and other factors. For thousands of years, long-spined sea urchins helped keep reefs intact. They eat seaweed, which can kill or seriously damage coral. Now with the urchin population diminishing, UF scientists are stepping up their efforts to enhance urchin populations.

Admiral Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies in U.S.

The UF Innovate | Accelerate resident client Admiral also ranked as Top 100 (75) of Marketing and Advertising companies, Top 100 (90) from the state of Florida, and the #1 fastest growing company from its hometown of Gainesville, FL
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