June 2021 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
The Chinese government calls it 'talent recruitment' — paying U.S. researchers to hand over work funded by American taxpayers.
A look at NOAA scientist Chunzai Wang and other researchers arrested over their ties to China.
A bill to allow more secrecy in the search for higher education leaders failed, but the battle over the process will likely continue.
Major personnel changes at Florida's colleges and universities.
Hurricanes, Homes & Insurance
The good news: More than a quarter of Florida's homes have been built or remodeled according to tougher building codes. The bad news: Window water damage is a big problem.
Insurance — A Sea of Red Ink
For three years running, Florida-based property insurers have lost money on underwriting.
A Bootstrap Approach
Czech immigrant Jan Bednar has built a warehouse and order fulfillment business that employs 1,000. He's 29.
The Right Direction
I thought it appropriate to share my recent experience with one of Florida's universities.
"What we do is so important. We feed people. It makes me proud just to be a part of it."
U.S. birth rates are below the rate which can replace those who age out of the workforce.
Economic Backbone - Energy/Climate
FP&L is expanding its solar footprint in NW Florida.
A U.N. panel casts doubt on dire storm warnings.
What happened in Texas raises questions about Florida's power system, but there are differences.
Putting the Green in Greenbacks
With Climage First Bank, Ken LaRoe plans to supercharge eco-friendly lending.
A longtime rancher touts climate benefits of undeveloped land.
Around the State
Help for Hot Flashes
Thermaband Zone automatically senses in the wearer's body temperature and responds with cooling or heating sensation.
A Dining Destination
Craig Menin developed and owns the 150K sq. ft. $60-million Delray Beach Market.
Keeping their Hands Clean
The O'Malleys set up a hydroponic lettuce farm in 17 shipping containers near downtown St. Petersburg.
A Healthy Alliance
Orlando Health and Full Sail will collaborate on research projects focused on care of e-sports athletes.
Teaming up for the Arts
The fact that there are no measurements for the arts in schools sends a bad message.
EMILY can skim across water to reach swimmers who climb abord the remotely operated vehicle.
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