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Ken Black hopes the moringa trees will help save Florida farms giving them a new source of income after farmers lost about 100,000 acres to failed citrus crop.

Superfood meets superman: Why and how moringa grows in Tampa Bay Area

Could moringa replace citrus as Florida's next big cash crop? A Tampa man teams up with researchers at the University of South Florida and the University of Florida to find out.

Debbie Livorsi, a senior biology scientist at USF, conducts malaria research inside the lab at the Interdisciplinary Research Building at USF in Tampa.

War on malaria: USF researchers wage battle against global disease

Research at the University of South Florida is gaining global attention because it may play a role in the development of new treatments for malaria.

Erich Huang talks about how data science can improve healthcare.

Business analytics: USF forum highlights health, machine bias and more

The University of South Florida looks at the good, the bad and the ugly of computer technologies at a Business Analytics Forum.

Yellow Labrador litter-mates wait patiently in the Puppy Academy for their next training session.

For Good: Southeastern Guide Dogs offer eyes, ears, hope to people in need

Southeastern Guide Dogs is dedicated to raising and training service dogs that provide freedom, confidence, courage, and hope for people who cannot see and for veterans who have seen too much. Learn more.

Dr. Natalie Ellis receives patients at her St. Petersburg office on Central Avenue.

Managing symptoms: Medical marijuana emerges as growth industry in Florida

From agriculture to dispensaries to physicians to patients, the fledgling medical marijuana industry is finding success in the Tampa Bay Area and throughout Florida.

Phillips Development project for Skyway Marina District

Beyond downtown: St. Pete's newest emerging neighborhoods

The Innovation District and the Skyway Marina District are among newly branded St. Petersburg neighborhoods that aim to spread enthusiasm and excitement for downtown into other parts of the city.

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Health equity solutions: Mobile clinics take care to underserved neighborhoods

Among the solutions to health equity issues plaguing local communities? Take health providers to the patients. Learn what St. Joseph's Mobile Medical Clinic is doing.

Jennifer Collins at USF

What will climate change mean for Florida?

Learn from local experts, including Charles Paxton of the National Weather Service and USF Professor Jennifer Collins, co-authors of "Florida Weather and Climate: More Than Just Sunshine.''

Tommy Richardson, SVP and Chief Technology Officer of Nextech

Learn the secret sauce for Tampa Bay Area tech leader

As the Tampa Bay Area tech community prepares to gather for the annual Tampa Bay Tech Awards, Nextech's SVP and CTO Tommy Richardson shares insights into what makes his company successful.

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Local entrepreneurs carve out niche in paleo food scene

Tampa Bay Area companies and consumers embrace popularity of paleo lifestyle, turning hobbies and lifestyle choices into profitable businesses.

Michael Schwaid is an avid cyclist in the Tampa Bay region.

Vision Zero: Tampa bicyclist lives to tell his story after near-fatal crash

A stickler for visibility and safety, Michael Schwaid biked the same route to and from work at the Clearwater Courthouse from his home in Odessa in central Hillsborough County -- for years. But his life changed forever when a car hit him one day in 2016.

John Kuhn, an Associate Professor for  the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

USF patents: Local scientists pursue innovations to make our lives better

How does research being done at USF in Tampa matter to you and your family? See the progress professors and students are making in converting waste to energy, and to prevent and treat strokes, Alzheimer’s disease, paralysis and more.

Bike Walk Tampa Bay

People, places, perspectives: Sharing experiences at Bike/Walk Tampa Bay

Savvy citizen cyclists, bicycle and pedestrian safety advocates, and transportation planners from Hillsborough and Pinellas counties convene for a pedal-powered meeting of the minds at Bike/Walk Tampa Bay's "People, Places and Perspective'' discussion panel and annual awards ceremony.

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UF research center in Hillsborough County picks food for your table, plants for your yard

From plant breeding research to selecting which food varieties land in your favorite restaurants and grocery stores, from laboratory specimens to neighborhood yards, agriculture around the globe benefits from work being done at the University of Florida's Gulf Coast Research and Education Center just north of Wimauma.

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Local beauty, wellness entrepreneurs focus on healing, health

Meet four female entrepreneurs working in the Tampa Bay Area to change lives one client at time by focusing on beauty and wellness. Their personal philosophies have led them to provide products that heal and services that inspire.
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