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FAU Brain Institute Ascend Program Provides Virtual Lessons for Kids

Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute, in partnership with the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation, is addressing the national shortage in STEM (science-technology-engineering and math) career-oriented students with ASCEND... more

Trailblazers in Their Field

Trailblazers in Their Field

With the recent launch of the FAU chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), we turn the spotlight on some of the transformational work that is being carried out by women researchers at the university and efforts... more

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Neuronal Glutamatergic Synaptic Clefts Alkalinize Rather Than Acidify during Neurotransmission

Gregory Macleod, an associate professor of biology in FAU’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and the College of Science, and collaborators, used fluorescent reporters to investigate the acid/base balance in between nerve... more

Alex Keen, Johanna Kowalko and Erik Duboue

Cavefish: Out of the Dark, Into the Limelight

Living isolated in the dark has altered the Mexican cavefish in eerie ways. Gone are its ancestral dark pigment and disc like eyes, both replaced by pink flesh. However, its unique biology is anything but skin deep, and scientists,... more

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Kenan Program Announces New Scholarship Winners

The Kenan Social Engagement Program at the Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce the selection of two new scholarship winners. more

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