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Climate Warming and Melting Sea Ice Impacts on Arctic Whales

By | November 17, 2016

FAU Harbor Branch study shows the relationship between changing sea ice and beluga whale migration and habitat patterns of several populations over two decades of dramatic sea ice changes in the Pacific Arctic.

Scientists Recreating Cancer-Fighting Sea Sponge Compound

By | November 15, 2016

FAU Harbor Branch scientists are researching ways to create a biosynthetic version of a compound found in a sea sponge that is very active against cancer cells.

Does a 'Bad' Apple Spoil the Bunch?

By | November 14, 2016

FAU researchers and collaborators conducted a first-of-its-kind longitudinal study on twins to identify the degree to which siblings contribute to the increase in delinquent behavior and alcohol misuse.

Can a Toothpaste Save Your Life?

By | October 19, 2016

A study on a plaque identifying toothpaste has shown significant reductions in dental plaque and inflammation throughout the body. These findings support the premise of reductions in heart attacks and strokes.

Harbor Branch Scientists Assess Sharks and Rays in Lagoon

By | October 11, 2016

Two FAU Harbor Branch scientists, along with collaborators, are assessing the health and abundance of sharks and rays in the Indian River Lagoon.

Cyberbullying Expert Provides Important Tips to Stay Safe

By | October 11, 2016

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., provides important tips to prevent children and young adults from being victimized. He is internationally renowned for his groundbreaking work on cyberbullying and safe social media use.

FAU and Sancilio & Company to Train Skilled Workforce

By | September 29, 2016

Scientists from Sancilio & Company, Inc., a local biotech company, have joined forces with FAU's Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology to train a biopharmaceutical and drug development workforce.

Worm Holds Key to Treating Epilepsy and Rapid Drug Discovery

By | September 26, 2016

Researchers from FAU, in collaboration with The Scripps Research Institute, have opened up the possibilities for rapid drug screens to treat seizures in the near future by using a microscopic nematode worm.

NSF Funds Design of Holographic Underwater Microscope

By | September 20, 2016

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a multi-year grant to a group of FAU Harbor Branch scientists to pursue work on an underwater holographic imaging system.

Executive Director Named at FAU Harbor Branch

By | September 8, 2016

Anton Post, Ph.D. will lead Environmental and Ocean Science research at Florida Atlantic University.

 
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