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#WearADamnMask Can Teach Health Officials A Lot About Influencing the Public’s Behavior During a Pandemic

The Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) public directive to wear face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic turned political pretty quickly, which intrigued one UCF scholar. For Bonnie Cross,...
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A Holistic Look at Aging Populations: Technology to Anticipate Fall Rates

Nursing Assistant Professor Ladda Thiamwong works with elderly patients and tackles one of the most pressing issues facing this population: the mental and physical instability surrounding life-threatening falls. With the...
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UCF Researcher Asks: How Does Diversity Affect Dynamics of Space Crews?

With the prospect of space missions to Mars and beyond becoming a likelihood within the next decade, putting together the right team for those longs trips is critical. That’s where...
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SEEDing Research Forum to Give Taste of New Research Underway at UCF

Students and faculty who want to hear about exciting new research underway at UCF can get updates about several projects during the SEEDing Research Forum, a new addition to Student Research...
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Conducting Research Starts with Asking Questions You’re Passionate About

Many students shy away from conducting research because they believe it is complicated and requires an Albert Einstein-like IQ. While it takes work and brainpower, the key ingredients are curiosity...
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New UCF Nanotech Gives Boost to Detection of Cancer and Disease

Early screening can mean the difference between life and death in cancer and disease diagnosis. That’s why the University of Central Florida researchers are working to develop a new screening...
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Math Professor is ‘Rock Star’ in the World of Physics, Thanks to New Stellar Wind Model

Not many people may imagine that expertise in applied mathematics would make someone a “rock star.” But UCF mathematics Professor Bhimsen Shivamoggi is certainly a celebrity in the world of...
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UCF Graduate Video Game Design Named No. 1 — for the Third Time

UCF’s graduate video game design program has been recognized as the top graduate game design program in the world. This marks the third time in the past six years that UCF has...
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Orlando-area Schoolchildren Send Nearly 100 Letters of Support to Arecibo Observatory

Pull yourself up with happyiness (sic). We are with you Arecibo, Come back strong. I’m so sorry it broke. Because it was beautiful.” These are the words of Orlando-area schoolchildren...
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UCF Director of Space Medicine Advises Others: Fly High, Reach the Sky!

From sleeping on her apartment floor as an early career physician to preparing astronauts for spacewalks, Esther Beltran has never given up following her passions. Her advice to others: Never...
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