Not all Species Age the Same; Humans May be Outliers

Not all Species Age the Same; Humans May be Outliers

Adult humans get weaker as they age and then die, but that’s not the typical pattern across species. Some organisms don’t appear to show signs of aging at all. These are among the findings in a first-of-its-kind study published in the journal Nature this week. The study compares the aging patterns of humans and 45 […]

  • Pythons, Lionfish and now Willow Invade Florida's Waterways

    Foreign invaders such as pythons and lionfish are not the only threats to Florida’s natural habitat. The native Carolina Willow is also starting to strangle portions of the St. Johns River. Biologists at the University of Central Florida recently completed a study that shows this slender tree once used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes, […]


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  • Football: UCF 41, Bethune-Cookman 7

    In the week leading up to Saturday’s home opener, UCF head coach George O’Leary harped on the importance of putting pressure on Bethune-Cookman’s quarterback Quentin Williams. The defensive line did just that, accounting for six sacks by night’s end. That defensive pressure, coupled with a season-high 351 total offensive yards, allowed the Knights to blow […]

  • LINK Offers Workshops and Programs

    Learning and Interacting with New Knights (LINK) is back in full swing for the 2014-15 academic year. The LINK Program is a way to get students engaged on campus and connected to many great resources UCF has to offer. Partnering with over 40 offices on campus, LINK provides various workshops and programs year round for […]

  • President Hitt to Deliver State of the University Address

    UCF President John C. Hitt will present his annual State of the University Address at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union. The university community is invited to hear him discuss UCF’s opportunities and challenges, along with his vision for the university’s future. The president’s address will be followed […]

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