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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  • Volleyball: Perfect Start to Season

    The UCF volleyball team claimed the Radisson UCF Invitational championship with a 3-0 (25-23, 25-13, 25-17) win over FIU on Saturday evening at The Venue at UCF. The Knights needed the bare minimum of 12 sets to open the season with a perfect 4-0 record. “I’m proud of the team for going 4-0 and not […]

  • Football: UCF 24, Penn State 26

    Penn State’s Sam Ficken hit a 36-yard field goal as time expired Saturday, lifting Penn State to a 26-24 victory over UCF in the season-opener at the Croke Park Classic. “It was a good college game,” UCF head coach George O’Leary said. “I’m disappointed in the outcome.” A Penn State comeback was necessary after a […]

  • UCF Student Honored by Sports Launch Magazine

    Aaron Malave, a marketing major at the University of Central Florida, has been presented with the “Thirty Under 30” award by Sports Launch Magazine. This award recognizes college students and young professionals who epitomize hard work, innovation, creativity and leadership in the sports business industry. Sports Launch Magazine is a nationwide career services company that […]

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