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'Flipping' optical wavefront eliminates distortions in multimode fibers

Phys Dot Org 11 May 2021
The use of multimode optical fibers to boost the information capacity of the Internet is severely hampered by distortions that occur during the transmission of images because of a phenomenon called modal crosstalk ... Researchers at the University of South Florida and at the University of Southern California collaborated on the project ... Explore further.
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Florida releases genetically modified mosquitoes in hopes to reduce spread of disease

Metro USA 10 May 2021
... the project in hope of reducing the Aedes aegypti species that spread the diseases ... If the Florida Keys project succeeds, Oxitec plans to submit the results to the EPA so that the program can be applied in other parts of the United States, the journal Nature reported.
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Healthcare & PharmaceuticalsFlorida releases genetically modified mosquitoes in hopes to reduce spread of disease

Reuters 10 May 2021
... the project in hope of reducing the Aedes aegypti species that spread the diseases ... If the Florida Keys project succeeds, Oxitec plans to submit the results to the EPA so that the program can be applied in other parts of the United States, the journal Nature reported.
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Genetically modified mosquitoes are released in Florida Keys in pilot aimed at killing insects carrying ...

The Daily Mail 10 May 2021
The insects were developed by British-based biotechnology firm Oxitec, along with the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD), in a project that looks to eradicate the Aedes aegypti species ... 'In a 2016 referendum, 31 out of 33 Monroe County precincts voted in support of our project, some overwhelmingly so.
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House hunting preppers? Yacht captain renovates missile silo in rural Kansas, and it's listed for $989k

Salina Journal 10 May 2021
When Paul Novitzke happened upon the North Star silo in June, he saw an opportunity to take on a “doable” project during the pandemic. His normal occupation, as a captain of a private yacht in Florida, shut down as people took fewer trips and freed him to spend time working on the silo.
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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church to remember, rejoice and rededicate for 65th anniversary

NWF Daily News 10 May 2021
They’re a family, she said ... Want more like this? Read ... Carpenter Gothic churches rare in Northwest Florida. In other news. Historic church in Milligan opposes planned commercial project ... The project wasn't started before Brown died, so Daily wasn't sure it would happen. Brown’s children then contacted Daily and offered to pay for the project.
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Which Tampa Bay projects will survive a Ron DeSantis veto?

Tampa Bay Times 09 May 2021
Just a few months into the coronavirus outbreak, Florida’s financial picture looked grim ... He vetoed the zoo’s project — along with more than $1 billion in total budget vetoes ... Here are some of the other Tampa Bay area projects included in Florida’s 2021-2022 budget, which are subject to DeSantis’ veto.Pinellas County.
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Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Have Come to the U.S. Will They Work?

Time Magazine 09 May 2021
The night before Oxitec announced the start of its Florida project, tourists filled outdoor bars and restaurants in downtown Key West, the buoyant atmosphere offering little hint at the momentous genetic experiment that was about to begin just a few miles away.
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Tennessee native co-authors book celebrating life, military career of history-making general

Johnson City Press 09 May 2021
Today, the Hills live in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, but when they lived in Florida a decade ago, Brenda had a serendipitous meeting with Gen ... Newton and Hill met only once at his home in Tampa, Florida, to work out details on how the project would work, and from there, it was corresponding by emails and phone calls.
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Pier Sixty-Six an empty shell, revamp a year behind schedule

San Francisco Chronicle 09 May 2021
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla ... Pier Sixty-Six is one of many projects stalled by the coronavirus in South Florida ... Finances are not an issue for the Pier Sixty-Six project, said city commissioner Ben Sorensen ... Blakely attributed the delay to “rapidly evolving circumstances of COVID-19 and the size and complexity of the project,”. PLANNING A REVAMP ... .
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Spring shuffle

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 09 May 2021
In the SEC, another wave of fantastic quarterbacks -- led by Alabama's Mac Jones, Florida's Kyle Trask, Arkansas' Feleipe Franks and Texas A&M's Kellen Mond -- have moved to the professional level ... Projected depth ... Projected depth ... Projected depth ... Projected depth ... Projected depth. Young, Milroe, Tyson Florida ... Projected depth ... Projected depth.
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She-sheds, home gyms, and pools are some of the biggest features people are looking for ...

Business Insider 08 May 2021
In South Florida, they want she-sheds. And in Brooklyn, they're shopping for homes with future DIY projects already in mind ... "People are valuing relaxing spaces now," Nadine Pierre, a realtor with Allison James Estates & Homes in South Florida, told Insider ... 'Everyone's looking for a freaking project'.
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Letters from readers: Say thank you to civil servants

The Florida Times Union 08 May 2021
Say thank you to civil servants. May 2-8 is Public Service Recognition Week ... Postal Service ... Florida needs to conserve land. Recently state experts have revisited their 2025 population projections ... Several years ago 74% of the voters in Florida approved spending $300 million each year to purchase land for conservation in perpetuity.
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Democrats are accused of abusing earmarked funding to spend BILLIONS of tax dollars on 'woke' ...

The Daily Mail 08 May 2021
House Democrats have been accused of abusing the newly reinstated earmarks funding process to fund 'woke' projects in their Congressional districts. A Fox News investigation found Democrats have requested millions of dollars in funding for pet progressive projects in their districts as part of a lavish Federal spending program.

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