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Nursing Homes Gaming System to Improve Medicare Star Ratings

By | January 17, 2018

Study by FAU and UConn faculty finds some nursing homes inflate their self-assessment reporting to improve their score in the Five-Star Quality Rating System employed by Medicare to help consumers.

FAU Ranks 19th for Intellectual Contributions in Real Estate

By | January 12, 2018

Research faculty at FAU rank 19th in the world for their intellectual contributions to the real estate industry through their publications in top real estate academic journals.

NSF Awards Grant for Undersea Communications, Surveillance

By | January 11, 2018

Engineering researchers have received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for a first-of-its-kind software-defined testbed for real-time undersea wireless communications and surveillance.

Consumer Confidence Among Hispanics in the U.S. is Strong

By | January 11, 2018

Consumer confidence is up among Hispanics in the U.S., who are optimistic about their financial situation going into 2018 despite continued dissatisfaction with U.S. President Donald Trump, new FAU index says.

Study Finds Cause of Algal Blooms and the Results Stink

By | January 9, 2018

Toxic green algal blooms wreaked havoc on Florida's St. Lucie Estuary in 2016. A new study contradicts the widespread misconception that periodic discharges from Lake Okeechobee were responsible.

Tiny Treadmills Help Test Sea Turtle Hatchling Stamina

By | December 19, 2017

Disoriented sea turtle hatchlings take hours instead of minutes to get to the ocean from their nests. A new study is the first to test the physiological effects of this extended crawling on swimming ability.

NIH Awards $4 Million to FAU for Prescription Opioid Study

By | December 13, 2017

A researcher from the Schmidt College of Medicine is conducting a novel study to figure out if there is a unique genetic signature of patients who are most susceptible to prescription opioid-use disorder.

Randy Blakely and Amy Wright Named as 2017 NAI Fellows

By | December 12, 2017

Randy Blakely, Ph.D. and Amy Wright, Ph.D. have been named NAI Fellows.

Study Shows 'Sweet Spot' Could Improve Melanoma Diagnosis

By | November 28, 2017

Too much, too little, just right. It might seem like a line from "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," but actually describes an important finding that will enhance computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) of melanoma.

Experts Team Up on Study to Save Endangered African Penguins

By | November 15, 2017

There are less than 25,000 breeding pairs of African Penguins in existence today. A first-of-its-kind study on prognostic health indicators in this seabird provides invaluable information to help preserve them.

 
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