USF Magazine Summer 2013

Volume 55 | Number 2



Clean Breakthrough

| USF News

Chemists at USF and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have discovered a more efficient, less expensive and reusable material for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and separation.

The breakthrough could have implications for a new generation of clean-air technologies and offers new tools for confronting the world’s challenges in controlling carbon.

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Big Problem

| USF News

According to USF St. Petersburg biologist Deby Cassill, it’s just a matter of time before the flying, “hairy legged-zebra” invades Florida.

“We have this huge potential with all of these eggs that were laid during Tropical Storm Debbie. The next storm coming in that wets that surface, we’re going to have a huge population explosion of this giant mosquito,” she says.

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