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UCF Researchers Earn Top Spots in Their Fields in New Ranking of Scientific Impact

Three University of Central Florida researchers are among the world’s top 25 scholars in their field, and 100 are in the top 2 percent, according to a new study ranking...
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AI Teachers Must Be Effective and Communicate Well to Be Accepted, New Study Finds

The increase in online education has allowed a new type of teacher to emerge ­— an artificial one. But just how accepting students are of an artificial instructor remains to...
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Cell Biology Gurus and UCF Bioimaging Expert Partner to Crack 4th Dimension Secrets

Cell biologists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Bar-Ilan University at Israel and a bioimaging expert at the University of Central Florida are teaming up in what they...
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New NASA Flight Opportunities Include Funding for UCF Planetary Scientist

NASA has selected research from a University of Central Florida planetary scientist to fly on upcoming zero-gravity flights as part of the space agency’s Flight Opportunities funding program. The research...
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OSIRIS REx Ready to for Touch-n-Go Maneuver on Tuesday, Oct. 20

Four years after it launched, NASA’s OSIRIS REx NASA mission is closing in on its big day. On Oct. 20, the spacecraft is scheduled to complete its touch-and-go move to...
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UCF Researcher Receives $1.7 Million NIH Grant

Kyu Young Han, an assistant professor in UCF’s College of Optics and Photonics, is the university’s first faculty member to be awarded the National Institutes of Health’s Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award...
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UCF Professor Develops Tech to Improve Patient Care, Billing Reimbursement Rates

Complete electronic medical records are vital to patients who need coordinated care from multiple providers. Such records are also needed for doctors who seek insurance reimbursements for their services. But...
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Virtual Class Offers UCF Students Rare Opportunity for Behind-the-Scenes Look at Live NASA Mission

Thirty-seven students will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity this semester to observe what it takes to be part of a historic NASA mission. UCF Physics Professor Humberto Campins is part of NASA’s...
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Cancer-fighting Technology Developed at UCF Licensed to French Pharmaceutical Giant

One of the biggest pharma companies in the world will use a nanoparticle technology developed at UCF in hopes of coming up with new blood cancer treatments. In May,  a cell-based...
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Pegasus Professor Inducted into the National Center for Simulation Hall of Fame

UCF Pegasus Professor Charlie Hughes has been selected for the National Center for Simulation Hall of Fame. The NCS selects individuals who have made significant contributions to the world of...
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