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Floridians are retrurning to work, according to the Department of Economic Opportunity.

Janelle Irwin TaylorNovember 11, 2018

Take a break from politics to geek out about space travel for a moment. Florida Polytechnic University researchers are working on a breakthrough technology that could simplify the way oxygen is created for such travel. Student researchers and faculty are exploring ways to use algae to capture carbon dioxide and produce oxygen. The technology would simplify […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 31, 2018

A Florida Polytechnic University professor won a $70,500 grant to create a new course on mobile computing security and privacy, the school announced Wednesday. Karim Elish, an assistant professor in the computer science department, received the grant from the Florida Center for Cybersecurity. He’ll use the money to create an ongoing and evolving course relating […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 18, 2018

Florida Polytechnic University students in Lakeland are learning how to be the bad guy hackers in order to gain a superior understanding of cybersecurity. Students are developing 10 different cybersecurity projects including hacking a user’s device and altering codes on Android devices for malicious purposes, the school announced Wednesday. “One of the most basic strategies […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorSeptember 26, 2018

Saving babies is the latest order from Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland. Faculty and student researchers there are developing a new method that would create more accurate maternal and fetal electro-cardiogram signals. The improved technology would allow doctors to better treat cardiac defects in fetuses before birth. Noise and interference makes obtaining near-perfect fetal and […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorSeptember 21, 2018

The Tampa area continued its streak of being the second highest job-creation center in the state, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday. Trailing behind only Orlando in jobs created, the Tampa area added 34,600 private sector jobs over the past year. Statewide, private businesses created 20,000 jobs in August. Tampa’s unemployment in August was 3.6 percent, lower than […]


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