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FAU Harbor Branch Installs Water Quality Monitoring Network

By | August 31, 2015

FAU Harbor Branch recently installed the world's largest network of land ocean biogeochemical observatory units in the Indian River Lagoon.

O'Corry-Crowe and Team Publish Papers on Whale Research

By | August 31, 2015

Harbor Branch associate research professor Greg O'Corry-Crowe, Ph.D., and his Population Biology and Behavioral Ecology team recently published two papers in 'Marine Fisheries Review.'

St. Lucie Estuary Water Quality Monitoring Units Now Online

By | August 28, 2015

Harbor Branch's network of remote-controlled sensors in the St. Lucie Estuary is now disseminating real-time information, available online.

CIOERT Explores Pulley Ridge on NOAA-Funded Research Cruise

By | August 27, 2015

FAU's Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research and Technology (CIOERT) is once again involved in a NOAA-funded project to investigate the role that healthy reefs play in replenishing ecosystems.

Student Spends Summer Swimming with Sharks in Africa

By | August 26, 2015

Honors College sophomore William Sample had the incredible opportunity to spend a month in Mossel Bay, South Africa studying great white sharks through the Oceans Research Internship.

Researcher Sheds Light on Bilingual Development in Children

By | August 17, 2015

A professor of psychology at FAU provides important information that should help clinicians as they assess bilingual children and advise their parents.

Neuroscientist Develops New, Rapid Dementia Screening Tool

By | August 17, 2015

Determining whether or not an individual has dementia and to what degree is a long and laborious process that can take an experienced professional such as a clinician about four to five hours to administer.

Study Shows Lack of Meaning in Life Linked to Addiction

By | August 17, 2015

A commonly used treatment in addiction is the 12-step model developed in the 1930s. Yet, surprisingly, there is no clear understanding about how to nurture spirituality among people struggling with addictions.

Study Shows Candidate Voice Pitch Influences Voters

By | August 7, 2015

FAU researcher shows how tone of candidates' voices can make a difference at the polls. Findings from the study suggest a preference for age and experience and possible impact on female candidates.

Unique FAU Study on Adolescent Friendships

By | July 20, 2015

No one likes to lose a friend, especially adolescents. But why do friendships end? Researchers in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University sought to answer this question with a study exam... Moreining whether adolescent friendships end because of undesirable characteristics of friends, because of differences between friends, or both.

 
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