Tuesday, April 21, 2015
UCF: 3-D Arm Team, UCF and Blue Man Make Announcement; Provide Limbs for Children

The University of Central Florida and a group of students who make free 3D-printed limbs for children announced Monday a new partnership that will expand the scope of their work and change the world. ..

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
USF: Learning from the dead

For some, hands-on learning means a field trip. For others, it means working with decomposing corpses under the hot Florida sun. USF may soon have a new facility dedicated to studying the decomposition of human bodies in Florida’s natural environment. ..

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
UF: Twins experiment reveals genetic link with mosquito bites

The likelihood of being bitten by mosquitoes could come down to our genes, according to a study carried out on twins and co-authored by a University of Florida scientist. ..

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Kids with ADHD Must Squirm to Learn, UCF Study Says

For decades, frustrated parents and teachers have barked at fidgety children with ADHD to “Sit still and concentrate!” But new research conducted at UCF shows that if you want ADHD kids to learn, you have to let them squirm. ..

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Monday, April 20, 2015
USF: Student detects cancer mutation trend

While many scientific discoveries happen after years of research, some breakthroughs can happen when least expected. USF graduate student Michele Parry noticed a trend that even her professors missed. Cancer mutations happen more frequently in larger genes than smaller genes. This finding merited a published paper with her name listed first — a rare feat for a master’s student.  ..

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Friday, April 17, 2015
50 years of Moore's law, but for how much longer?

Fifty years ago this week, Gordon Moore predicted that integrated circuits on silicon semiconductors would grow at a sustained exponential rate, or in layman's terms: The processing power of computers will double every two years. His prediction was right on the money. What he did not predict was the equally profound effect semiconductor technology would have on the global economy. ..

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
USF: Jiu Jitsu study aims to soothe symptoms of PTSD

A new study by USF Health researchers is investigating a possible respite of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) through the practice of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, as well as traditional exercise.  ..

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Develop New Method to Characterize the Structure of a Protein That Promotes Tumor Growth

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers have developed a new method to identify a previously unknown structure in a protein called MDMX. MDMX is a crucial regulatory protein that controls p53 – one of the most commonly mutated genes in cancer. ..

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
How to use patent-award data to forecast technological change

Fastest-developing technologies include optical and wireless communications, 3-D printing, and MRI technology  ..

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
FAU Signs Collaboration Agreement with Internationally Renowned Nansen Neuroscience Network in Norway

Florida Atlantic University and Nansen Neuroscience Network (NNN) in Norway, a premier network of organizations dedicated to research into neuroscience in Europe, have signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperative research and education in the areas of neuroscience and brain health. ..

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