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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  • 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 […]

  • Learn About Violence Prevention, Community Support and More at UCF Safety Fair

    The Pegasus Ballroom will turn into a one-stop shop for all things safety-related on Wednesday, Sept. 3, as part of UCF’s annual Safety Fair. On- and off-campus services related to violence and crime prevention, fire safety, health and wellness, and community awareness and support will be showcased in the Student Union from 10 a.m. to […]

  • Art Gallery to Feature Valencia College Artists

    The University of Central Florida Art Gallery’s first exhibition of the fall will open Thursday and feature works by artists from Valencia College. The exhibit, FIVE, will show new works by Chris Robb, Cicero Greathouse, Jackie Otto Miller, Paul Scarborough and Nancy Jay. An opening reception will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the […]

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