Giving a ‘Voice’ to Innovation

Giving a ‘Voice’ to Innovation

Working as an intern at a speech-language clinic in rural Nova Scotia, Jennifer Kent-Walsh met a family who would forever change what she wanted to do with her life. The patient was a young woman with a small child, engaged to be married. Before her wedding she went in for a routine surgery, but came […]

Free iPads Give Children with Speech Difficulties a Voice

Children with Down syndrome and limited speech recently received help learning to communicate using an iPad and special “apps” hand-selected by speech experts at the University of Central Florida. Fifteen children, ages 3 to 11, and their parents participated in “iCan Communicate” from March 22-24. The innovative program was offered collaboratively by UCF and the […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.