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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 to Offer Two New Degree Programs This Fall

By | July 10, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will offer two new degree programs this fall.

FAU Archaeologist Involved in Ancient Peru Discovery

By | May 24, 2017

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

Compound from Marine Sponge Reduces Pancreatic Tumor Size

By | August 18, 2016

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.

 
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