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from the News Desk

Study Links Mercury in Dolphins to Exposure in Humans

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.

New Discovery of Fish Camouflage Mechanism in the Ocean

Researchers from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators have uncovered a new mechanism that fish use to hide in the vast oceans. Results of this new study are published in 'Science'.

First-of-its-kind #FAUTwitterStudy Sheds Light About People

What can you tell about people and their situations from only 140 characters? Quite a lot according to a new Twitter study. To date, no research has tapped the vast data from social media to study situations.

Severe Mental Illness, High Diabetes Risk and Scarce Testing

FAU neuroscientist John W. Newcomer, M.D., co-authored a new study that showed patients with severe mental illness, who are two to three times more likely to have type 2 diabetes, rarely get tested.

FAU Neuroscientist Shares Myths and Truths About Alzheimer's

James E. Galvin, M.D., M.P.H., has developed eight myths and truths about Alzheimer's disease to shed light on this form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

FAU-University MRI Announce Research Partnership

FAU and University MRI have entered into a joint research agreement to propel the University's focus in the neurosciences and provide researchers with access to the newest imaging technologies available today.

FAU-Max Planck Sign Innovative Agreement

FAU and Max Planck have signed an innovative agreement to facilitate a research and education program that will recruit promising scientists to FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.

Three-Minute Test Detects Common Form of Dementia

An FAU neuroscientist has developed a new test that can assess clinical signs and symptoms of Lewy Body dementia, a common form of dementia that's difficult to diagnose, with 96.8 percent accuracy.

FAU Receives $620,000 NSF Grant for STEM Retention Program

STEM jobs are rapidly growing and technology companies alone will need to fill more than 650,000 new jobs by 2018. FAU is directly addressing the national need to increase the number of STEM undergraduates.

Sex and Sea Turtles: Climate Change, Sea Level Rise Impacts

The shift in climate is shifting turtles as well, because as the temperature of their nests change so do their reproduction patterns. Warmer conditions produce females and cooler conditions produce males.

Bioinspired Robotic Finger Advances Prosthetics Technology

Most robotic parts used today are rigid, have a limited range of motion and don't look lifelike. Inspired by nature and biology, a robotic finger designed at FAU looks, feels and works like the real thing.

Project Enhances Teamwork Among Varied Health Professions

FAU and Boca Raton Regional Hospital have partnered on a unique project to eliminate barriers between healthcare disciplines and build crucial communication and teambuilding skills to support collaboration.
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