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SBDC at FAU Receives $500K in Funding from Citi Foundation

By | July 29, 2021

The SBDC at FAU recently received $500,000 from the Citi Foundation to support their continued work in providing technical assistance to small businesses owned by people of color.

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FAU Invention for Privacy of Sharing Files Online Gets U.S. Patent

By | July 29, 2021

A College of Engineering and Computer Science researcher's novel technology provides maximum privacy of sharing files online by controlling how and when documents are displayed and viewed.

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Scientists Help Debilitated Sea Turtles in Rehab Get the Right Diet

By | July 27, 2021

FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators followed their "gut instinct" to address the nutritional needs of Georgia's debilitated loggerhead sea turtles in rehabilitation.

COVID-19, Delta Variant, Health Care Workers, Nursing Homes, Vaccinations, Public Health

Experts Urge Health Care Workers to Accept COVID-19 Vaccinations ASAP

By | July 26, 2021

Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.PH, FAU Schmidt College of Medicine, and collaborator, address the clinical and public health challenges for health care workers to achieve high levels of COVID-19 vaccinations.

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FAU Faculty Member Receives NIH K01 Award for Breast Cancer Research

By | July 22, 2021

Tarsha Jones, Ph.D., an assistant professor of nursing in the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, has received a five-year, $772,525 K01 Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health.

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The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Announces Fall Course Schedule

By | July 21, 2021

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Wednesday, Oct. 6.

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Novel Method Predicts if COVID-19 Clinical Trials Will Fail or Succeed

By | July 21, 2021

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers are the first to model COVID-19 completion versus cessation in clinical trials using machine learning algorithms and ensemble learning.

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Liquid Metal Sensors and AI Could Help Prosthetic Hands to 'Feel'

By | July 14, 2021

An FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science study is the first to use liquid metal sensors and machine learning on a prosthetic hand to help reconnect amputees to a previously severed sense of touch.

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FAU and Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Team Up on NSF Grant

By | July 1, 2021

An FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researcher will lead an interdisciplinary international collaboration to advance the understanding of fluid dynamics to solve various engineering problems.

Back Squat, Grit, Sports, Athletic Performance, Muscular Endurance, Exercise Science, Repetitions, Kinesiology, Resistance Training, Exercise

True Grit? Doesn't Matter for Resistance Training in Men or Women

By | June 30, 2021

A study by researchers at FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is the first to examine the relationship between grit and a muscular endurance performance task - specifically, the grueling back squat.