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New Device Could Rapidly Detect Zika Virus at Airports

By | February 22, 2017

About the size of a tablet, a portable device that could be used in many settings like an airport, may hold the key to detecting the Zika virus accurately, rapidly and inexpensively using just a saliva sample.

National Bullying Study Finds Major Issues Impacting Teens

By | February 21, 2017

One of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students begs to differ with the adage, "sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can't hurt me."

Marine Sponge May Provide Antibacterial Solutions for MRSA

By | February 8, 2017

A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge is showing potent antibacterial activity against the drug resistant bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus also called the "super bug."

First Video Footage of Monkey Population Nearing Extinction

By | February 1, 2017

Using remote sensing cameras and sound recorders, FAU scientists are the first to capture rare video footage of a newly discovered population of critically endangered monkeys in a remote region in the world.

FAU and Sancilio Team Up on Therapy for Inherited Blindness

By | January 30, 2017

Researchers from FAU and Sancilio and Company, Inc. are collaborating to develop a treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa, an inherited disease that causes severe progressive vision impairment and blindness.

Study Shows Public View of Police and Body-worn Cameras

By | January 26, 2017

There is limited research and only anecdotal evidence suggesting that the public supports the use of body-worn cameras in policing. A new study reveals general public perceptions with some unexpected results.

Tick-borne Disease Advocate Has Voice in Future Research

By | January 20, 2017

Alana Edwards served on review panels to select applications submitted to the Department of Defense to decide how the $5 million appropriated by Congress will be spent on future tick-borne disease research.

Experts Urge for Wider Prescription of Statins

By | January 18, 2017

Researchers from FAU and Harvard address the possible but unproven link between statins and diabetes and emphasize that the link to diabetes is questionable and inconsequential.

Chair Yoga Effective Way to Treat Osteoarthritis

By | January 11, 2017

The first study to examine the effects of chair yoga on pain and physical function in older adults with osteoarthritis is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life.

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards FAU Millions

By | December 14, 2016

FAU will lead the Freight Mobility Research Institute to improve the nation's mobility of people and goods. A combined match from the state and private sectors will result in more than $10 million in total.

 
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