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2 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

Physics meets biology at USFSP symposium

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg will host an event titled "Leonardo Da Vinci Symposium: Applications of Physics to Biology & Medicine" on July 18 at the campus' Nelson Poynter Memorial Library.


4 hrs ago | Room 8

The Wii drew millions of new customers into the videovc

A survey was conducted by the University of South Florida, which released findings which were very similar to Cowan's.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, WII

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Justice Corrupted

Scattered throughout the ranks of U.S. federal prosecutors and judges there have always been men and women who are unwilling to make a distinction between their own biases and the rules of evidence that are designed to keep the system focused on the goal of justice.


Related Topix: Prison, Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, George Bush


Research shows Gulf of Mexico oil spill caused lesions in fish: scientists

Oil that matches the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been found in the bodies of sickened fish, according to a team of Florida scientists who studied the oil's chemical composition.


Related Topix: Oil Spill, Tampa, FL, Oceanography, Science

Washington County News

USF asks for help identifying Dozier school remains

University of South Florida a permit to exhume bodies at Marianna's Dozier School for Boys, the university is asking for the public's help in identifying the remains.


Related Topix: Washington County, FL, US News

Business Journal

New tech at USF helps alert response teams during emergencies

USF's patented technology allows users to capture "suspicious circumstances" through pictures and video and then send it to law enforcement officials.


New Scientist

Killer frog fungus could be its own nemesis

GOOD news at last for frogs and other amphibians: we might start spraying them with dead fungus.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL


Alexander Rosenau, DO, FACEP, President of the American College of...

Alexander Rosenau, DO, FACEP, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians , will be the keynote speaker at the 12th Annual Emergency and Acute Care Medicine Conference.


Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Bethlehem, PA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

ABC Action News

Unconventional job hunter lands a job

Just three weeks ago, he was sweating bullets, handing out his resume to anyone who would roll their window down on Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL


Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees

Thomas Edison, Gatorade inventor Robert Cade, and John Gorrie, the air conditioning pioneer whose statue represents Florida in the U.S. Capitol Building, were among the six inventors announced today as the first inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Inventions, Science / Technology, Cameras, Tampa, FL

Sys-Con Media

Dr. Jay P. Singh Named Norway's Youngest Full Professor

Dr. Singh is based in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States, where he is an expert on the issue of mental illness and violence as well as founder of the Global Institute of Forensic Research.


Related Topix: University, FL, Norway, World News, Prison, Psychology, Science

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Another View -- David Ignatius: Iran overplays its hand

With the sudden rise of the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a little-noted aspect is that Gen.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Opinion

Sun Jul 06, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Tampa day-trader firm accused of defrauding customers

His peppy online profile tells of a passion for helping others reach their maximum potential.


Related Topix: Day Trading, Personal Finance, Tampa, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law

Sat Jul 05, 2014


My Doctoral Journey - Part 9

A number of readers, and the university, have asked me if I would recommend University of Phoenix.


Related Topix: University of Phoenix, University, FL, Lehigh University

NCR Iran

'For Suleimani, Iraq is a lose-lose situation'

"Qassem Suleimani, the supposed strategic genius of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, has blundered disastrously.


Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Miami Herald

Big surge in no-party voters could reshape Florida politics

Since 2010, Florida’s voter roll has expanded by more than 500,000 voters, to 11.7 million, and nearly 90 percent of the growth is in unaffiliated voters or independent voters.


Related Topix: Florida, US News, Rick Scott, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama

Marco Eagle

Police: Naples man uses Internet to solicit sex from boy, 13

A Naples man traveled from Tampa to Polk County to have a sex with what he thought was a teenage boy, according to a report from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in Winter Haven.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Polk County, FL, Winter Haven, FL

St. Petersburg Times

More police video surveillance could be coming to Tampa

The city of Tampa, which already has 119 security cameras left from the Republican National Convention two years ago, is looking at further expanding its police surveillance capabilities.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Thu Jul 03, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Editorial: Zephyrhills should skip search, keep Steve Spina as city manager

Zephyrhills City Council members shouldn't go through the motions of advertising a vacancy in the city manager's office if they're satisfied with the interim - former City Manager Steve Spina.


Related Topix: Zephyrhills, FL, Port Richey, FL, New Port Richey, FL, Pasco County, FL, Opinion

The Washington Post

Iran overplays its hand

With the sudden rise of the terrorist Islamic State , a little-noted aspect is that Gen.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, New York, Opinion