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Hispanic Consumers in Florida Optimistic About Economy

By | April 13, 2017

Hispanics in Florida are optimistic about their financial situation despite concerns about rising costs and interest rates, according to a new statewide survey conducted by FAU

Expanding Waistlines and Link to Metabolic Syndrome

By | April 6, 2017

For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers make the case that metabolic syndrome is the new silent killer and that the "love handle" can be fatal.

Does the Smart Songbird Always Get the Girl?

By | April 3, 2017

If the early bird catches the worm, then does the smart songbird get the girl? FAU study tests the links between cognition, sexiness and male songbirds' ability to serenade.

Smoking Risks and Need for Wider Use of Varenicline to Quit

By | March 27, 2017

More than 35 million Americans are trying to quit smoking. Experts reassure clinicians that varenicline is a safe and effective way to stop smoking and that not using this drug has caused needless deaths.

FAU's SNMREC Lands $360,000 Grant from NSF

By | March 23, 2017

FAU's Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center, a U.S. Department of Energy designated center, has received a $360,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for undergraduate research.

Nursing Programs Ranked in Latest 'U.S. News & World Report'

By | March 14, 2017

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is ranked for its Doctor of Nursing program and for its Master of Science Nursing program by the 'U.S. News & World Report' 2018 Best Graduate Schools Guidebook.

FAU Brain Institute Commemorates 'Brain Awareness Week'

By | March 13, 2017

Headed by molecular neuroscientist Randy Blakely, Ph.D., FAU's Brain Institute is commemorating "Brain Awareness Week" (March 13-19) to promote the public and personal benefits of brain research.

Rising Rents Making This a Good Time to Buy a Home in U.S.

By | March 9, 2017

Rising rents and narrowing spreads between the cost of ownership and the cost of renting are making this a good time to buy a home in most cities in the U.S., according to national index by FAU and FIU faculty.

New Study Shows How Eyewitness Testimonies Go Wrong

By | March 9, 2017

Beyond a reasonable doubt? A psychology study gives new meaning to "guilt by association" and shows how human memory as well as police use of mugshots and subtle innuendo can contaminate eyewitness testimonies.

Americans Are Having Less Sex than Ever Before Study Shows

By | March 7, 2017

Across the board, Americans are less sexually active than ever with the sharpest decline among people in their 50s, people with a college degree, people with school-aged children, and people in the South.

 
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