Sunday, August 12, 2018
IMHC Pilots Drone Program with City of Pensacola Police Department

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward and IHMC are pleased to announce an innovative partnership between the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC) and the City of Pensacola Police Department in the development of a comprehensive police drone program. The program will incorporate specialized drones in police operations such as search and rescue, disaster response, fugitive evasion, threat situations and monitoring outdoor events. ..

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Study Aims to Help Children with Speech Disorders Communicate Using Mobile Apps

Researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and the University of Mexico have been awarded a $2.7 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how technology can potentially boost language therapy for children with severe speech disorders, including those with cerebral palsy (CP).  The researchers will investigate the level of instruction needed for children with speech disorders to be able to effectively learn how to use already-existing apps that assist users in speaking. ..

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Thursday, February 22, 2018
USF: Shoe offers stroke recovery revolution

A professor at the University of South Florida has created a shoe that could revolutionize recovery for stroke survivors. ..

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Thursday, February 15, 2018
FIU Researchers take fight against cervical cancer abroad

An engineer in the College of Engineering & Computing has pioneered an easy-to-use imaging system for the diagnosis of cervical cancer, which is potentially life changing for many women with little or no access to specialized health care.  ..

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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 02, 2018
FIT: Scientists Discover New Field Affecting Metals Solidification

‘Bias Field’ Could Lead to Process Improvements, Stronger Alloys ..

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Saturday, November 11, 2017
Project PoSSUM Selects Two Embry-Riddle Students for NASA-Funded Zero-G Spacesuit Research

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University doctoral student Heidi Hammerstein and undergraduate Commercial Space Operations student Gavin James were among a team of nine Project PoSSUM graduates selected to participate in a series of four NASA-funded microgravity flights on a Boeing 727 reduced gravity aircraft on November 13-17 from Sanford, Fla.  ..

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Friday, November 10, 2017
FIT: Researchers Are Teaching Trains to Talk With Machine Learning

Model Locomotives Allow Researchers to Seek Breakthroughs in Machine Learning and Human-Machine Interaction ..

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
IHMC's STEM-Talk wins first place for podcast award

IHMC’s podcast STEM-Talk won first place in the science and medicine category at the 12th Annual People’s Choice Podcast Awards on Sunday. The international competition featured more than 2,000 nominees in 20 categories. STEM-Talk also was a runner-up in the People’s Choice Award, the grand prize of the competition. ..

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Monday, October 02, 2017
UCF: Researcher’s Nanomaterial Can Extract Hydrogen Fuel from Seawater

It’s possible to produce hydrogen to power fuel cells by extracting the gas from seawater, but the electricity required to do it makes the process costly. UCF researcher Yang Yang has come up with a new hybrid nanomaterial that harnesses solar energy and uses it to generate hydrogen from seawater more cheaply and efficiently than current materials. ..

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