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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  • New Study Shows Sweet 16 Teams Achieving Academic Success

    The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) has released a new study on the Graduation Success Rates and Academic Progress Rates of the teams in the NCAA Division I Women’s and Men’s Sweet 16. Richard Lapchick, Ph.D., the primary author of the study, […]

  • Graduate's Film to be Screened on Campus Before Theatre Release

    UCF alumna and filmmaker Jenni Gold, who just signed a deal with Regal Cinemas to release her film “CinemAbility” in theaters later this year, will present a free screening at UCF on Friday, March 27. The documentary looks at how films and television shows have portrayed disabilities through the years, and how media and popular […]

  • V-Day Event Will Celebrate Women, Speak Out Against Violence

    The University of Central Florida will join the movement to end violence against women by hosting an award-winning play about female empowerment and individuality. The Vagina Monologues, presented by UCF Victim Services, will be performed and put on by students Saturday, March 28. Doors to the Pegasus Ballroom inside the Student Union will open at […]

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Hand-A-Thon: Building Bionic Hands for Kids

Volunteers help build mechanical hands for kids at the UCF Limbitless Hand-A-Thon.