Scientists from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have identified several strains of actinobacteria derived from sea sponges that have potent antifungal, anti-MRSA and antibacterial activities.
The late Edwin A. Link, a driving force behind bringing FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to Fort Pierce, is being inducted into the 2018 class of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
In a groundbreaking genetic kinship study, an international team is the first to reveal that just like human societies, beluga whales appear to value culture and their ancestral roots as well as family ties.
Toxic green algal blooms wreaked havoc on Florida's St. Lucie Estuary in 2016. A new study contradicts the widespread misconception that periodic discharges from Lake Okeechobee were responsible.
Randy Blakely, Ph.D. and Amy Wright, Ph.D. have been named NAI Fellows.
There are less than 25,000 breeding pairs of African Penguins in existence today. A first-of-its-kind study on prognostic health indicators in this seabird provides invaluable information to help preserve them.
An ocean exploration led by FAU's Harbor Branch with scientists from the U.S. and Cuba has explored never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs during a month-long circumnavigation of the entire coast of Cuba.
Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will offer two new degree programs this fall.
An archaeologist from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is among a team of scientists who made a groundbreaking discovery in coastal Peru - home to one of the earliest pyramids in South America.
A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge is showing potent antibacterial activity against the drug resistant bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus also called the "super bug."