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Engineered Protein May Be New Approach to Treat Cancer

By | June 6, 2016

FAU researchers have developed a group of proteins called tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases designed as specific inhibitors of selected MMP targets that could potentially treat osteoarthritis and cancer.

U.S. Housing Market Moving Deeper into Buy Territory

By | June 6, 2016

The latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty indicates the United States housing market is moving deeper into buy territory, suggesting residential housing markets around the country are sound.

FAU Instructor on Mission to Bring Hope to Ugandan Village

By | June 3, 2016

When Elizabeth Gillespie first traveled to Uganda in the summer of 2013, she witnessed things that would trouble most people. Still, she goes back. "You physically leave, but a part of you never really does."

Poll Finds Hispanics Favor Clinton Over Trump by 23 Percent

By | June 2, 2016

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 23 percent among Hispanics, who see her as better prepared for improving the economy and keeping them safe from terrorism, according to a new national survey by FAU.

Major Shift in Americans' Attitudes About Same-sex Behavior

By | June 1, 2016

A new study shows that since the 1990s, the percentage of adults who accept same-sex behavior has quadrupled, and those who have participated in same-sex experiences has doubled.

FAU Presented With Higher Education Leadership Award

By | May 31, 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently presented Florida Atlantic University with the Governor's Higher Education Leadership Award for Most Improved University in Performance Funding.

Summer May be the Hottest Season to Buy and Sell a Home

By | May 31, 2016

While spring is traditionally the busiest time for real estate sales, this summer could prove to be the hottest time for buying or selling a home, according to a real estate economist at FAU.

FAU Tech Runway Announces Fourth Class of Companies

By | May 26, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway® has selected its fourth Venture Vintage class of startup and early-stage companies to participate in its business accelerator program.

Study Documents African Monkeys Eating Bats

By | May 24, 2016

Interactions between primates and bats have poorly documented, and detailed reports have been rare, until now. An FAU study is the first to report implications for animal-human disease transmission.

'Virtual Partner' Elicits Emotional Responses from a Human

By | May 17, 2016

"How does it 'feel' to interact behaviorally with a machine?" To answer that question, scientists created a virtual partner that can elicit emotional responses from its human partner in real-time.

 
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