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Venture Investment Beats Bank Loans to Boost Small Business

By | December 8, 2016

Investment from venture capital appears to help new startup businesses grow and boost entrepreneurship better than funding from bank loans, according to a FAU new study.

Janet Robishaw to Lead Department of Biomedical Sciences

By | December 6, 2016

Janet Robishaw, Ph.D., a leader in functional and translational genomics, has been appointed as chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.

Having Former Politicians on Board Helps Complete Mergers

By | November 30, 2016

Study finds appointing former politicians and regulators to boards of directors or management teams influences corporate mergers and acquisitions and improves the financial performance of acquiring companies.

FAU and Neuro Pharmalogics Enter into Licensing Agreement

By | November 29, 2016

FAU has entered into a licensing agreement with Neuro Pharmalogics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for patients with rare neurological diseases.

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.

U.S. Department of Education Awards FAU $4.4 Million Grant

By | October 26, 2016

This Hispanic Serving Institution project (Title III) will increase underrepresented Hispanics in computer-related careers, and facilitate successful post-degree employment or graduate school enrollment.

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.

FAU Supports Graduate Research with 3MT Competition

By | October 18, 2016

A group of Florida Atlantic University graduate students have three minutes to explain their research to an audience with no background in their area of study.

 
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