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Opponents of Florida’s 10-20-Life law said Tuesday that Clay County Circuit Judge Don H. Lester has granted Ronald Thompson, 65, a new trial. Thompson, a disabled veteran, was sentenced in 2010 […]

Seth Ablordeppey
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FAMU professor gets U.S. patent for drug discovery

Seth Ablordeppey, a Florida A&M University (FAMU) professor in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has received a United States patent (No. 8,158,646) for extensive modifications to the drug Cryptolepine. Preliminary tests indicate the drug will be effective at treating infections […]