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UCF Joins Ford, Uber as Semifinalists in National Competition to Make Driving Safer

University of Central Florida researchers have beat nearly50 other teams in a national traffic-safety-improvement competition and now find themselves the only university team competing among industry giants such as Ford...
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Alumnus to Speak to United Nations

Albert Manero ’12 ’14MS ’16PhD, the president of UCF based Limitless Solutions will serve on a panel at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Monday, Dec. 3, as...
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1st Nation to Ban Harmful Sunscreens as Result of UCF Research

The island Republic of Palau in the western Pacific Ocean is the first nation to ban environmentally harmful sunscreens, effective 2020, to protect one of the world’s most diverse marine...
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New Arecibo Observatory Message Challenge Announced

In 1974, the Arecibo Observatory made history by beaming the most powerful radio message into deep space ever made. The famous Arecibo Message was designed by the AO 74’s staff,...
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Racing to Save the Indian River Lagoon

From red tide to runoff, the Indian River Lagoon faces many threats. Microplastics may be the newest identified enemy, but a team of UCF researchers and collaborators is racing to...
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Researcher Launching into Microgravity with Blue Origin

Julie Brisset, an associate scientist in planetary sciences at UCF’s Florida Space Institute, was recently awarded a $250,000 grant from NASA to study levitating dust clouds in microgravity. Brisset, who...
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Antioxidant Protects Tissues, DNA from Radiation, New Research Finds

New research shows that a powerful antioxidant may be just as useful one-day protecting beachgoers and cancer patients from radioactive rays as it could astronauts. In a recent study published...
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UCF to Celebrate Arecibo Observatory Birthday

The Arecibo Observatory will celebrate its 55th birthday next week, and as part of the festivities the University of Central Florida will host a program with one of its scientists. Kristen Jones, a...
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International Observe the Moon Night Comes to UCF

Fifty years after Apollo 8 became NASA’s first mission to circle the moon, UCF invites the community to explore this celestial body from right here on Earth. UCF’s Robinson Observatory...
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Students Build International Bridges Through Filmmaking

Two Graduate Knights along with six undergraduates joined film professor and Fulbright Scholar Phil Peters in Kolkata on an innovative research project conducted by The India Documentary Lab. The goal...
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