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Study: Travelers Care More About Customer Reviews Than Low Prices

By | November 12, 2020

Operators of hotels and short-term rental properties looking to build back business hampered by the coronavirus pandemic shouldn't worry about low prices as much as customer opinions, according to a new study.

What's That Growing on Your Face Mask?

By | November 9, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researcher has developed a novel device to conveniently sanitize contaminated masks and other items at home or at work and has received a provisional patent for the technology.

Study First to Show Relationship between a Bird's Gut and its Brain

By | November 4, 2020

FAU scientists studied songbirds' gut microbiome and have identified potentially critical bacteria affecting cognition and performance.

Herbert Weissbach Receives BioFlorida's 'Lifetime Achievement Award'

By | November 3, 2020

FAU's Herbert Weissbach, Ph.D., received BioFlorida's "Lifetime Achievement Award," reserved to recognize outstanding industry leadership and significant contributions throughout an individual's career.

Remdesivir for COVID-19: FDA Approved but Still Unproven

By | October 29, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers reviewed the most reliable data from remdesivir randomized trials. In a commentary, they conclude that effective public health strategies are more urgently needed.

Boo! How Do Mexican Cavefish Escape Predators?

By | October 29, 2020

A few fish, like Mexican cavefish, have evolved in unique environments without predators. A study on escape evolution reveals vast differences in startle reflex responses between cavefish populations.

Biden Maintains Slim Advantage on Trump Across Florida

By | October 27, 2020

Democratic nominee Joe Biden holds a slight edge over U.S. President Donald Trump among likely Florida voters.

FAU Awarded U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant for AI

By | October 22, 2020

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers receive $653,393 grant to improve learning and operation of artificial intelligence systems.

Opioid Use Disorder? Electronic Health Records Help Pinpoint Patients

By | October 21, 2020

A retrospective cross-sectional study by FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers and collaborators, shows that information in electronic health records may help identify patients with opioid use disorder.

Scientists are First in the World to Spawn Bonefish in Captivity

By | October 20, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch and Bonefish & Tarpon Trust have reached a groundbreaking milestone in fish reproduction research by successfully inducing captive bonefish to spawn in aquaculture tanks.