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Placenta-on-a-Chip: Microsensor Mimics Malaria in the Womb

By | August 29, 2017

By combining microbiology with engineering technologies, researchers are developing a novel 3D model to study malaria-infected placenta, and have received a $400,000 NIH grant to develop this microsensor.

One Year from Primary, Poll Shows Tight Race for U.S. Senate

By | August 29, 2017

With the 2018 state primary election now one year away, voters in Florida give a slight edge to Sen. Bill Nelson over current Gov. Rick Scott in a hypothetical matchup in the U.S. Senate race, FAU poll says.

FAU Theatre Presents a Season of Comedies

By | August 29, 2017

The first show of the season is "The Government Inspector," by Nikolai Gogol.

Psychotic Disorders and Obesity: Blame Big Waistlines

By | August 23, 2017

A researcher in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and collaborators are the first to compare the long-term course of weight across different psychotic disorders in a newly published report.

FAU's Incoming Freshmen Set Record for GPA, Test Scores

By | August 21, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's incoming freshman class has the highest GPA and test scores in the University's history.

Keep Safety in Mind during Solar Eclipse

By | August 18, 2017

It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe the first solar eclipse in more than 40 years. Experts at Florida Atlantic University caution safety first to ensure that the experience is a pleasant one.

Uncovering One of Cuba's Hidden Natural Treasures

By | August 17, 2017

An ocean exploration led by FAU's Harbor Branch with scientists from the U.S. and Cuba has explored never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs during a month-long circumnavigation of the entire coast of Cuba.

FAU Mascot Wears Owlsley Feet One Last Time

By | August 15, 2017

Joshua Puchferran, 23, had been serving as FAU mascot, Owlsley, since 2013.

FAU Graduate Researching Potential Ebola and Zika Vaccines

By | August 15, 2017

While teaching microbiology in Nigeria in 2014, Olumide Adenmosun, 31, witnessed firsthand the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history and knew he had to help

Researchers 'Count Cars' - Literally - to Manage Traffic

By | August 9, 2017

Researchers are "counting cars" to improve traffic on overcrowded roads. And with more than 263 million passenger vehicles in the U.S. and more than 14 million vehicles in Florida alone, this is no small feat.

 
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