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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.

$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.

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.

FAU Receives $1 Million Gift from Walter and Lalita Janke

By | December 3, 2015

Florida Atlantic University recently received a $1 million gift from Dr. Walter and Lalita Janke to establish the Walter and Lalita Janke Innovations in Sustainability Science Research Fund.

'Your Friends Were Right! Dating Has Changed You'

By | December 2, 2015

Results of a five-year study by FAU researchers tested the hypothesis that adolescents become less similar to their friends and more similar to romantic partners after they start a new romantic relationship.

Study Shows 45 Percent Increase in Death by Law Enforcement

By | December 1, 2015

An FAU analyses of nationwide data on individuals who were killed as a result of legal intervention or law enforcement in the U.S. between 1999 and 2013, shows a 45 percent increase mostly among non-whites.

Study Links Mercury in Dolphins to Exposure in Humans

By | November 30, 2015

For the first time, scientists have taken findings from research on marine mammals and applied it to explore potential risks facing humans with regard to mercury exposure.

 
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