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UF Engineer Examines CRISPR Technology in CANCER Therapy

In Carousel, Department of Chemical Engineering, Research & Innovation

For the first time in the United States, a gene editing tool has been used to treat advanced cancer in three patients and showed promising early results in a pilot phase 1 clinical trial. So far the treatment appears safe, and more results are expected soon. To develop a safer and more effective treatment for cancer patients, scientists from the …

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University of Florida wins 2019 Engineering Deans’ Cup

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The cup is awarded each year to the university achieving the greatest success in 30 annual, team-based engineering student competitions. The inaugural champion was Virginia Tech. This year, the University of Florida came out on top as the overall champion, with The Georgia Institute of Technology coming in a close second, followed by California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo.

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UF Engineer Explores Virtual Interactions to Manage Mental Health Recovery

In Carousel, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, News, Research & Innovation

This article is written by Zack Savitsky and originally published on University of Florida News. Humans are social creatures, but some things are just hard to talk about. For many people, mental health is one of those things. But what if you can’t talk about something where the leading treatment is talk therapy? Maybe try speaking to someone who’s not …

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UF Professor Teams With Google To Present Phishing Insights At Black Hat

In Carousel, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, News, Research & Innovation, Security

This article is written by Rob Pegoraro and originally published on Fast Company. You should feel cranky about all the phishing emails you get. Because getting your brain in a grumpy gear will elevate the odds of your not getting fooled by the next phony invitation to log into your account. At a briefing Wednesday evening at the Black Hat …