Tuesday 06th October 2015,
Michael Stone Online

All in your head: BME alum carries brain work to presidential level

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  When Justin Sanchez completed his doctoral work in 2004 from the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, he was only the second Ph.D. student to graduate from the young department, formalized just two years before. Carrying the Tampa native into the field were two goals he’d had [...]

August 13, 2015 admin Health, Journalism/Communications, Tech 0

BME seniors partner with Tampa biotech company to evaluate cancer-cell-separation technology

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  Julian Rey admits that he was a tad intimidated last fall when he started the College of Engineering’s Integrated Product and Program Design (IPPD) program. The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering senior considers it the closest to a real-world scenario he’s experienced in his undergraduate career. [...]

August 7, 2015 admin Health, Journalism/Communications, Tech 0

Computing a healthier future: Biomedical informatics rising at UF

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  A Star Trek-like device that can monitor and diagnose your health while you’re on the go. A prescription that truly factors in “you” (your medical records, genetics, behavior, and community) when choosing the right medicine and dosage. A supercomputer, much like IBM’s Watson of Jeopardy! fame, able to easily [...]

August 6, 2015 admin Health, Journalism/Communications, Tech 0

From support role, vet saw joys and horrors of World War II

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— Bob Overton and three other members of the 217th Military Police Company settle down for the night in a hotel lounge just over the German border. Behind them: the 10-months-long trail of bloodshed that expelled Nazi power from France and the Low Countries. Suddenly, two infantrymen stomp drunkenly into the hotel and start to smash glass [...]

July 9, 2015 admin History, Journalism/Communications 0

Best Everglades boat tour? The one where dolphins chase you

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— The highlight of my family trip to the Everglades and Florida Keys in May had to be the Atlantic bottlenose dolphins chasing our boat in the waters around the Ten Thousand Islands. Gators, crocs and birds certainly are cool, but a pod of Tursiops truncatus jumping through the air and speeding [...]

July 7, 2015 admin Nature & Wildlife, Travel & Culture 0

Adobe Media Encoder ‘Not Currently Encoding’: How to fix Adobe Media Encoder

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June 30, 2015 admin Journalism/Communications, Tech 0

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June 22, 2015 admin Reflections 0

Nazi death train at Farsleben: ‘They were next to skeletons’ (WWII oral history)

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Frank Towers, a 97-year-old World War II veteran and one of the main subjects in my “Christmas at War” story from last year, witnessed two major but largely untold events from the Eastern Front. The first was U.S. air forces accidentally bombing their own troops at Malmedy, Belgium, in the confusion [...]

June 7, 2015 admin History, Journalism/Communications 0