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A.D. Henderson to Host SeaPerch Competition

By | April 1, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's A.D. Henderson University School will host local middle school and high school teams in a regional SeaPerch competition on Saturday, April 2, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Using the Human Genome to Repurpose Medicine for Zika Virus

By | April 1, 2016

A professor has identified 55 drug targets for the Zika virus from the human genome, leading to the identification of 79 FDA-approved drugs currently being used to treat other conditions such as cancer.

FAU Harbor Branch Project to Help Sportfishing Industry

By | April 1, 2016

Research funded by a grant from the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust will design and test experimental means of growning bonefish for stock enhancement.

Native Orchid Discovered at FAU's Boca Raton Campus

By | March 31, 2016

The Toothed Rein Orchid, native only to central and south Florida within the United States, has been discovered along the Tortuga Trail at Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus.

FAU Receives $2.9 Million NIH Grant for Bilingual Study

By | March 30, 2016

A psychology professor will continue a unique longitudinal study of bilingual development in children, focusing on language, literacy, cognitive growth, and academic achievement for Spanish-speaking children.

Sleep Tight, Fruit Fly - New Gene Identified

By | March 24, 2016

Fruit flies can tell us a lot about sleep deprivation and metabolic disorders. A study is the first to show that a conserved gene - translin - works as a modulator of sleep in response to metabolic changes.

New Study Shows Fewer Americans Now Pray, Believe in God

By | March 23, 2016

A new study by researchers at FAU and their collaborators has revealed a dramatic decline in the number of adult Americans who pray or believe in God, hitting an all-time low in 2014.

New Study Looks at 'Love' Hormone and Mother-Infant Bonding

By | March 22, 2016

The "love" hormone, oxytocin, is an indispensable part of childbirth and mother-child bonding. A new study at FAU is looking at how a mother's levels of oxytocin might be different in women with depression.

FAU Hosts Pre-Health Professions Day

By | March 15, 2016

Pre-Health Professions Day is an opportunity for FAU undergraduates, graduates, and the community to talk with admissions representatives from health-related graduate and professional programs.

FAU Receives $1.2 Million to Develop New Stroke Treatment

By | March 15, 2016

A biomedical scientist has received a $1.2 million grant from the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program, Florida Department of Health, to develop a new and innovative approach to treat stroke.

 
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