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Common Antibiotic Effective in Healing Coral Disease Lesions

By | April 22, 2021

FAU Harbor Branch scientists have found that amoxicillin, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in humans, has a 95 percent success rate at healing individual disease lesions in stony corals.

Picture Perfect: Camera Traps Find Endangered Dryas Monkeys

By | April 21, 2021

FAU scientists developed a non-invasive camera-trap technique that confirms the existence of mysterious and endangered dryas monkeys in new locations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Flushing a Public Toilet? Don't Linger, Since Aerosolized Droplets Do

By | April 20, 2021

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers explored the flushing power of toilets and urinals in a public restroom to test the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

Florida COVID-19 Infection Rate for Young People Among Highest in 2020

By | April 15, 2021

Florida ranked among the states with the highest COVID-19 infection rates for younger residents in 2020.

FAU Researchers Receive Grants to Combat Alzheimer's Disease

By | April 15, 2021

Four researchers from FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine and Charles E. Schmidt College of Science have received grants totaling $641,818 from the Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer's Disease Research Program.

'Mindfulness' in Summer Camp Benefits Campers and Counselors Alike

By | April 13, 2021

FAU Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing researchers show how a mindfulness program in a summer camp setting decreases emotional distress in school age children and empowers campers and counselors alike.

Early Cardiac Events Pose Major and Diverse Risks in Close Relatives

By | April 12, 2021

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers and collaborators show that family history of early onset cardiac events including heart attacks is a major and independent risk factor in close relatives.

How Did 500 of a Species Form in a Lake? Very Different Body Clocks

By | April 8, 2021

How fish exploit different times of day has not been studied systematically. FAU scientists have discovered the first nocturnal cichlid species from Lake Malawi, offering clues into the evolution of sleep.

FAU Poll Shows Hispanic Consumer Confidence Soars

By | April 8, 2021

Hispanic consumers are gaining more confidence in the nation's economic outlook as COVID-19 vaccines become widely available and government support helps hard-hit households recover from the pandemic.

Metro Orlando Homes Overvalued by More Than 17 Percent

By | April 6, 2021

House hunters in metropolitan Orlando are facing a decidedly seller's market, with the average property overvalued by more than 17 percent, according to a researcher at Florida Atlantic University.