Tuesday, September 11, 2018
UCF to Launch Mini Satellite to Study Ways to Keep Electronics Safe in Space

NASA and commercial space companies someday may get some critical information about building safer spacecraft, thanks to the work of University of Central Florida (UCF) physics Assistant Professor Adrienne Dove and her team of students. ..

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Saturday, August 18, 2018
UCF Alumni Developing Self-Heating Blankets to Save Babies

Two University of Central Florida (UCF) alumni are in the process of developing a self-heating blanket that will protect infants from hypothermia in low- and middle-income regions, increasing their chances of survival. The duo has received a grant of more than $75,000 to continue their development of a non-electric blanket, which is made entirely of ecofriendly and nontoxic materials and heats independent of any outside source. ..

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Wednesday, August 01, 2018
UCF Professor Discovers First-of-its-Kind Material for the Quantum Age

A UCF physicist has discovered a new material that has the potential to become a building block in the new era of quantum materials, those that are composed of microscopically condensed matter and expected to change our development of technology. ..

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Thursday, May 17, 2018
UCF RESTORES Clinic Receives $10 Million Grant to Treat PTSD at Three Armed-Services Installations

UCF’s cutting-edge RESTORES clinic, which helps people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, has been awarded a $10 million grant to expand its work.  ..

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Human-on-a-Chip Company Hesperos Licenses First Functional Stem Cell Derived Neuromuscular Junction Model

Hesperos Inc. has increased its pioneering human-on-a-chip drug testing capabilities by adding a new neuromuscular model to its patented multiorgan microfluidic device systems. Abnormal function of the neuromuscular junction is associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS and spinal muscular atrophy, and a human model will be critical in developing and selecting effective drugs to treat these diseases. ..

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Monday, April 09, 2018
Arecibo Observatory Transitions to UCF-Led Management Team

The University of Central Florida has officially taken over operations at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, the largest fully operational radio telescope on the planet. Built in the 1960s, the observatory continues to make significant contributions to understanding the universe. Scientists from around the world have used it to do everything from monitoring binary pulsars to verifying the existence of gravitational waves. ..

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Monday, March 26, 2018
New Laser Technique May Help Detect Chemical Warfare in Atmosphere

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Monday, February 12, 2018
Armed Services Turn to UCF for Help with New Technology

The U.S. Army and the U.S. Office of Naval Research have turned to the University of Central Florida to help push the limits of additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3-D printing with metallic alloys.  ..

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Friday, February 09, 2018
UCF Spinoff Company Awarded NSF Grant Aimed at Commercialization

A University of Central Florida spinoff company has been awarded a highly competitive national grant, which it will use to develop a prototype device that could help manufacturers of electronic devices significantly reduce their costs. This could lead to less expensive and smaller size devices for consumers.  ..

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Friday, January 19, 2018
UCF Ready to Propel Smart Prosthetic Implants Innovation

UCF research may lead towards an exciting future where the blind see again, neurostimulator implants help relieve chronic pain and war veterans feel the sensation of touch in their prosthetic limb.  ..

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