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Study Shows 'A Word's Worth More Than a Thousand Pictures'

By | February 9, 2016

It's known that "a picture's worth a thousand words." But a new study begs to differ when it comes to young children and their influence on adults. But what's more important? How they look or what they say?

NIH Awards $2.8 Million to FAU Researchers and Collaborators

By | February 4, 2016

Researchers will work to define the mechanisms governing how cells decide whether to become a mature cell or whether to die. Their work will shed light on how to make transplantable tissues to cure diseases.

FAU Harbor Branch to Host Public Forum on Lagoon Health

By | February 3, 2016

The theme of the public outreach day of the 2016 Indian River Lagoon Symposium is "Engaging the Public: It's Our Lagoon!"

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine Announces Interim Dean

By | February 2, 2016

Arthur J. Ross III, M.D., M.B.A., has joined FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as interim dean. Ross also will spearhead the national search for a permanent dean over the next several months.

FAU's Harbor Branch to Help Relieve Poverty and Hunger

By | January 27, 2016

The saying, "Give a Man a Fish and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man to Fish and You Feed Him for a Lifetime," aptly describes the partnership between FAU's Harbor Branch and Aquaculture without Frontiers.

FAU Receives NIH Grant to Develop Esophageal Cancer Stent

By | January 19, 2016

A bioengineer at FAU will develop a novel biodegradable polymer stent that will be designed to prevent complications while at the same time serving as a drug delivery system for esophageal cancer therapy.

Study Shows Benefits of Regular Mammograms Extend to Elderly

By | January 6, 2016

A new study shows that black and white women ages 75 to 84 years who had an annual mammogram had lower 10-year breast cancer mortality than corresponding women who had biennial or no/irregular mammograms.

Novel Mechanism Identified in Cells in Close Proximity

By | December 15, 2015

FAU researchers are the first to show that cells in close proximity to each other can sense when a cell is dying due to environmental stressors like UV light and smoke, and eat the cell before it becomes toxic.

First Study to Show Police Leaders' Thoughts on Body Cameras

By | December 14, 2015

Researchers from FAU and collaborators measured law enforcement leadership attitudes toward police wearing body cameras, and published results of their study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice.

$1.3 Million Grant for New Alzheimer's and Dementia Project

By | December 14, 2015

The Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center in FAU's Lynn College of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

 
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