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Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® Companies Named Honorees

By | November 23, 2020

GrowFL has announced that 4ocean, PBC, Aventusoft and MPLT Healthcare, all companies within the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University®, are "2020 GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honorees."

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Very Hungry and Angry, Caterpillars Head-butt to Get What They Want

By | November 19, 2020

An FAU study shows that when food is scarce, monarch butterfly caterpillars go from peaceful feeders to aggressive fighters. The results look something like a combination of boxing and "bumper" cars.

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Endangered Juvenile Smalltooth Sawfish Found in St. Lucie River

By | November 19, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch and FWC scientists successfully caught, tagged and released a juvenile smalltooth sawfish in the Indian River Lagoon - a major step for sawfish research and recovery efforts in Florida.

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FAU Brain Postdoctoral Fellow Receives Pilot Grant to Study Behavioral Changes in Mice Related to Autism and ADHD

By | November 18, 2020

Lorena B. Areal, Ph.D., a FAU Brain postdoctoral fellow, received a pilot grant to evaluate, through functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), network-level changes in the brain that might underlie behavioral changes observed in genetically engineered mice expressing the DAT Val559 mutation.

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FAU Announces Largest Gift in School's History

By | November 17, 2020

Florida Atlantic University officially announced today that it has received its largest gift in school history - a $20 million gift from benefactors Kurt and Marilyn Wallach.

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FAU and Memorial Healthcare System Establish Research Partnership

By | November 16, 2020

FAU and Memorial Healthcare System have formed a research partnership, which combines their expertise and resources in clinical research, clinical trials, basic research and translational biomedical research.

FAU Lecture "Mascots: Native American Representation in Sports"

By | November 13, 2020

The controversy over Indigenous mascots has been a part of U.S. cultural conversations for decades and now it looms ever larger in our public consciousness.

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It's Not Too Late to Cast Your Vote...For Best FAU Research Images

By | November 12, 2020

FAU is giving everyone the chance to cast their votes (again), but this time for the best images captured by its researchers in a contest that highlights work from across all of FAU's 10 colleges.

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Dopamine Surge Reveals How Even for Mice, 'There's No Place Like Home'

By | November 12, 2020

A study by FAU neuroscientists demonstrates how 'coming home' produces a signal of comfort in mice and is the first to show that home evokes a surge of dopamine that mimics the response to a dose of cocaine.

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FAU Tech Runway to Celebrate Virtual Maverick Reception

By | November 10, 2020

FAU Tech Runway® will host the 2020 Maverick Reception virtually on Thursday, Nov. 19 from 6 to 7 p.m.