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.
Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will offer two new degree programs this fall.
An archaeologist from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is among a team of scientists who made a groundbreaking discovery in coastal Peru - home to one of the earliest pyramids in South America.
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."
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.
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.
Two FAU Harbor Branch scientists, along with collaborators, are assessing the health and abundance of sharks and rays in the Indian River Lagoon.
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.
Anton Post, Ph.D. will lead Environmental and Ocean Science research at Florida Atlantic University.
A deep-water marine sponge that contains leiodermatolide has the ability to inhibit the growth of cancer cells and block cancer cells from dividing using extremely low concentrations of the natural compound.