|5/19/2011 1:04:23 PM | Industry | 0 comments|
UCF Researcher Gets Global Attention, Cash|
A UCF scientist specializing in nanotechnology has earned a national award and is a contender for a new kind of 'Nobel Prize' for sustainability.
|3/2/2011 5:33:55 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
New 'Frozen Smoke' May Improve Robotic Surgery|
A spongy substance that could be mistaken for packing material has the nanotechnology world buzzing.
|1/19/2011 2:31:36 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Special Sugar, Nanoparticles Combine to Detect Cholera Toxin|
A complex sugar may someday become one of the most effective weapons to stop the spread of cholera, a disease that has claimed thousands of lives in Haiti since the devastating earthquake last year.
|9/3/2010 11:54:29 AM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Near Infrared Light for Targeting Cancer|
A “game-changing” technique using near infrared light enables scientists to look deeper into the guts of cells, potentially opening up a new frontier in the fights against cancer and many other diseases.
|5/11/2010 5:32:22 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
$1.9 Million Grant to Help UCF Find Multiple Sclerosis 'Nerve-ana'|
The new research will, for the first time, explore the breakdown of myelin in the areas inside the brain and the spinal cord using nanotechnology tools.
|10/29/2009 6:03:23 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
UCF secures $7.5 million research grant to improve hybrid photovoltaic solar cells|
The University of Central Florida has been awarded a $7.5 million research grant to study ways to make photovoltaic solar cells more efficient in capturing and converting solar energy into electricity and less costly to manufacture.
|10/1/2009 4:54:28 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
University of Central Florida Team Developing Tool Kit to Help Diagnose Dementia|
The collaborative research project, funded by the National Science Foundation for up to $600,000 over three years, will use nanoparticles on a chip about the size of a credit card to detect damaging levels of oxygen byproducts in the central nervous system.
|6/25/2009 5:37:32 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
University of Central Florida team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases|
UCF team reports on the first lab-grown motor nerves that are insulated and organized the same way they are in the body
|6/17/2009 1:07:53 AM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
UCF Researcher's Nanoparticles Could Someday Lead to End of Chemotherapy|
Nanoparticles specially engineered by researchers at University of Central Florida could someday target and destroy tumors, sparing patients from toxic, whole-body chemotherapies.
|5/15/2008 6:33:57 PM | Research | 0 comments|
IBM-Designed Supercomputer to Enhance UCF's Simulation Research|
A new high-performance computer obtained through two Army grants totaling $2.6 million will allow the University of Central Florida to conduct realistic training scenarios with thousands of people training in the same virtual world and to conduct cutting-edge research in the physical and biological sciences.
|3/7/2008 12:57:24 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Future "Quantum Computers" Will Offer Increased Efficiency and Risks|
An unusual observation in a University of Central Florida physics lab may lead to a new generation of "Quantum Computers" that will render today's computer and credit card encryption technology obsolete.
|6/19/2007 3:03:07 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
University of Central Florida Nanoparticle Offers Promise for Treating Glaucoma|
A unique nanoparticle made in a laboratory at the University of Central Florida is proving promising as a drug delivery device for treating glaucoma, an eye disease that can cause blindness and affects millions of people worldwide.
|1/20/2007 5:48:09 PM | Drug Delivery | 0 comments|
UCF Scientists’ Molecular Discovery Could Help Drugs Target Unhealthy Cells|
Life-saving drugs delivered through molecules in the bloodstream is one step closer to reality thanks to research conducted by two UCF professors.
|10/11/2006 5:31:56 PM | Research | 0 comments|
University of Central Florida Research Team Achieves Milestone Toward More Powerful Computer Chips|
A University of Central Florida research team has made a substantial inroad toward establishing extreme ultraviolet light (EUV) as a primary power source for manufacturing the next generation of computer chips
|10/22/2005 10:14:47 PM | Research | 0 comments|
UCF Researchers to Develop Water Purification System Using Nanoparticles for Hurricane Relief|
The key to the process is a naturally created nanoparticle that can kill bacteria that foul membranes used as filters to produce drinking water.