research http://wlrn.org en Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center To Receive $16 Million Per Year http://wlrn.org/post/sylvester-comprehensive-cancer-center-receive-16-million-year <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Rick Scott's budget, the Legislature approved $60 million of annual funding for three cancer centers in Florida. One of the centers, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami School of Medicine, will receive $16 million per year for five years.</span></p><p>Even before the funding the center made investments including hiring new physicians and researchers, and purchasing new equipment.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:44:58 +0000 Carla Javier 34497 at http://wlrn.org Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center To Receive $16 Million Per Year Project Hopes To Give Sharks A Theme Other Than "Jaws" http://wlrn.org/post/project-hopes-give-sharks-theme-other-jaws <p></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 20:32:49 +0000 Wilson Sayre 32646 at http://wlrn.org Project Hopes To Give Sharks A Theme Other Than "Jaws" Become An Online Citizen Scientist Through UM Plankton Project http://wlrn.org/post/become-online-citizen-scientist-through-um-plankton-project <p><em>Planktonportal</em> is a new online citizen science project to engage the public’s help in identifying planktonic creature images collected by an underwater robotic camera.</p><p>Plankton is the basis of our ocean ecosystem. No plankton, no life in the ocean. By understanding the mechanisms underlying plankton distribution both locally and globally, we can better assess the health of the ocean and better manage this precious environment. And now we can all do it together!</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Cedric Guigand 22463 at http://wlrn.org Become An Online Citizen Scientist Through UM Plankton Project Miami Researcher Stars In TV Special On Great White Sharks http://wlrn.org/post/miami-researcher-stars-tv-special-great-white-sharks <p>Miami-based shark researcher Neil Hammerschlag, whose work <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/shark-tagging-program-seeks-turn-tide-misunderstood-species" target="_blank">WLRN has covered in the past</a>, is getting international attention with his latest study on the feeding habits of the ocean's most feared and misunderstood creature: the great white shark.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 18:03:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 12355 at http://wlrn.org Miami Researcher Stars In TV Special On Great White Sharks The People’s Guide To The Federal Budget http://wlrn.org/post/people-s-guide-federal-budget <p></p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper 16120 at http://wlrn.org The People’s Guide To The Federal Budget