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New Tool from UCF-led Team Shows Homeowners and Renters the True Cost of Disasters

In some areas of the Southeast, such as Florida, the housing market is booming, but with hurricanes and other natural disasters posing annual threats, the true cost of owning a...
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National Engineering Association Honors UCF’s Space Dirt Expert

UCF Pegasus Professor of Physics Dan Britt became the second UCF space researcher in university history to earn one of the American Society of Civil Engineers' most prestigious awards for...
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UCF’s Sherlock Holmes of Microbiology: Salvador Almagro-Moreno

The literary character Sherlock Holmes is best known for his uncanny ability to crack unsolvable cases through the power of observation and by making connections often missed by the average...
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UCF Research Team Receives National Award for Study on Combating Wrong-way Driving

A University of Central Florida research team has been honored by a national transportation advisory board for their work on wrong-way driving. The team, which includes UCF College of Engineering and...
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UCF-developed Real-time Blood Monitor Saves Doctors Critical Time During Surgery

An innovative device developed by University of Central Florida and Orlando Health researchers can save doctors critical time during life-or-death operations, like heart surgery. Their real-time blood monitor provides instant blood analysis...
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New Genetic Clues Could be Key to Saving Sea Turtles from Mysterious Disease

The University of Central Florida researchers have discovered an abundance of new gene variants in the immune system of sea turtles, which could be key to one day saving the...
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UCF Reach for the Stars 2022 Honorees Are Pioneers in Their Fields of Study

This year’s five Reach for the Stars honorees have two common traits – outside-the-box thinking and a relentless passion to make the world a better place. From creating resilient communities...
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Florida Space Institute Scientist Recognized as 2022 Orange County Distinguished Resident

UCF planetary scientist Noemí Pinilla-Alonso was recognized as Orange County’s Distinguished Resident for 2022 during a surprise ceremony on March 28. The county says the award aims to spotlight individuals...
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UCF Helps World Recognize Glass is Vital to Art and Technology

The United Nation’s Year of Glass kicks off its United States celebrations today (April 5) with a host of activities in our nation’s capital. The American Ceramic Society organized the...
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UCF Researchers Create Brain-like Devices to Enable AI in Remote Regions and Space

Researchers at the University of Central Florida are developing new devices that will allow artificial intelligence (AI) to work from anywhere, without connecting to the internet. This means technology ranging...
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