DNA-Repairing Protein May Be Key To Preventing Recurrence of Some Cancers

DNA-Repairing Protein May Be Key To Preventing Recurrence of Some Cancers

Just as the body can become resistant to antibiotics, certain methods of killing cancer tumors can end up creating resistant tumor cells. But a University of Central Florida professor has found a protein present in several types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer, which could be helpful in preventing tumors from coming back. The […]

Florida & Metro Forecast: State Economy Will Outpace U.S.

Spurred by rising job growth and home construction, Florida’s economy is expected to continue to grow at a faster pace than the national forecast for the next four years, according to the latest forecast from UCF economist Sean Snaith. “The fundamental underpinnings of the housing market in Florida continue to strengthen. Job growth in Florida […]

Come Playtest Student Video Games at UCF on June 30

A gung-ho police sketch artist and a war-weary girl are among the characters who will visit the University of Central Florida on June 30 as part of an on-campus video game playtest by UCF graduate students. Four student teams from UCF’s Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy (FIEA) will be seeking public input on their latest in-progress […]

Start of New Semester Picks Up Summer Pace

If the University of Central Florida campus has seemed a tad deserted lately, that changes this week. Classes for the Summer B semester began today, bringing an influx of nearly 17,000 more students to campus. The size of the UCF community drops precipitously after classes end in May, with many students graduating or returning home […]