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Special Sugar, Nanoparticles Combine to Detect Cholera Toxin

January 26, 2011

A technique developed by UCF scientists, including NSTC’s J. Manuel Perez, would allow relief workers to stop the spread of cholera, a disease that has claimed thousands of lives in Haiti since the devastating earthquake last year. Read the complete article from UCF Today. The story is also available from PhysOrg and ScienceDaily.

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UCF Researchers Join Harvard, MIT in Top National Ranking

The University of Central Florida now ranks among the nation’s top research institutions, according to an independent analysis released on January 18. Read the complete article from UCF Today or Orlando Business Journal. A separate article about UCF’s rise is found in the Orlando Sentinel.

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Robotic Arm Technology

January 23, 2011

The assistive robotics research conducted by Aman Behal’s team is featured in the UCF Newsroom. Behal and his collaborators are hard at work developing technology that will make life easier for thousands of people who are so dependent on others because of physical limitations. Read the complete article and view the accompanying video.

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UCF To Help Local Space Industry, State Economy

November 15, 2010

UCF will offer two new programs to retrain residents who lose their jobs as the space shuttle program ends, thanks in part to grants from the Florida Board of Governors of the State University System. Read the complete article

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