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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.

FAU's COCE Receives Excellence and Innovation in Online Teaching Award

By | July 21, 2021

FAU's Center for Online and Continuing Education (COCE) has been selected as the recipient of the Online Learning Consortium Accelerate 2021 Excellence and Innovation in Online Teaching Award.

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.

FAU Gets $736,000 from NASA to Study Coastal Carbon Budget from Space

By | June 29, 2021

The FAU Harbor Branch project will use satellite images, hydrodynamic modeling and field work in the Gulf of Mexico. FAU is among 10 in the nation and the only university in Florida selected by NASA.

How Toxic is the Water's Surface on Florida's Indian River Lagoon?

By | June 24, 2021

According to a new study by researchers at FAU Harbor Branch, that depends on very specific environmental conditions and the type of toxin on the water surface of Florida's Indian River Lagoon.

Language Trade-off? No, Bilingual Children Acquire English by Age 5

By | June 23, 2021

A first-of-its kind study in U.S.-born children from Spanish-speaking families finds that minority dual language exposure does not threaten the reliable acquisition of English by children in the U.S.

Origin of the 'Motion of the Ocean' in the Straits of Florida Revealed

By | June 17, 2021

A numerical study by FAU Harbor Branch is the first to identify mechanisms of instability responsible for the formation of sub-mesoscale eddies, which has important environmental implications.

Understanding Florida's Harmful Algal Blooms Free Online Video Series

By | June 14, 2021

FAU's Center for Environmental Studies and the U.S. Geological Survey have developed a series of free online modules to assist in understanding the science and challenges related to harmful algal blooms.

Sargassum Now World's Largest Harmful Algal Bloom Due to Nitrogen

By | May 24, 2021

FAU Harbor Branch scientists have discovered that a surge in nitrogen worldwide has dramatically changed the chemistry and composition of Sargassum, floating brown seaweed, turning it into a toxic "dead zone."

Origin of Monkeys Living Near an Urban Airport for Decades Confirmed

By | May 18, 2021

FAU scientists have confirmed the species type, origin and how a colony of wild African vervet monkeys landed in Dania Beach near the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport more than 70 years ago.