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Harbor Branch Scientists Assess Sharks and Rays in Lagoon

By | October 11, 2016

Two FAU Harbor Branch scientists, along with collaborators, are assessing the health and abundance of sharks and rays in the Indian River Lagoon.

FAU and Sancilio & Company to Train Skilled Workforce

By | September 29, 2016

Scientists from Sancilio & Company, Inc., a local biotech company, have joined forces with FAU's Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology to train a biopharmaceutical and drug development workforce.

Worm Holds Key to Treating Epilepsy and Rapid Drug Discovery

By | September 26, 2016

Researchers from FAU, in collaboration with The Scripps Research Institute, have opened up the possibilities for rapid drug screens to treat seizures in the near future by using a microscopic nematode worm.

NSF Funds Design of Holographic Underwater Microscope

By | September 20, 2016

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a multi-year grant to a group of FAU Harbor Branch scientists to pursue work on an underwater holographic imaging system.

Executive Director Named at FAU Harbor Branch

By | September 8, 2016

Anton Post, Ph.D. will lead Environmental and Ocean Science research at Florida Atlantic University.

New Technology Provides a 'Voice' for Hospitalized Patients

By | September 8, 2016

A tablet-based communication application called "Speak for Myself(TM)," developed at FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, is proving to be an invaluable tool empowering patients who are voiceless.

Study Shows Americans More Politically Polarized than Ever

By | September 7, 2016

Results of a study using nationally representative surveys of 10 million U.S. residents show that Americans are not only more politically polarized than ever but that more people identify as independent.

FAU Receives $2 Million Grant for Advanced Nursing Program

By | August 30, 2016

FAU's College of Nursing will use the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to grow South Florida's primary care workforce and address unmet health care needs of underserved populations.

Compound from Marine Sponge Reduces Pancreatic Tumor Size

By | August 18, 2016

A deep-water marine sponge that contains leiodermatolide has the ability to inhibit the growth of cancer cells and block cancer cells from dividing using extremely low concentrations of the natural compound.

Study Sheds Light on Efficacy of Sexual Assault Hotlines

By | August 11, 2016

Today, there are more than 1,000 crisis hotline affiliates in the United States alone. Yet, despite their widespread use, much remains unknown or unclear about their service efficacy.

 
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