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Study Shows Homes in Gated Communities Command Higher Prices but Cost of Amenities May Outweigh Their Benefits

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Homes in gated communities command significantly higher prices – almost $30,000 on average – but these neighborhoods’ additional amenities can also reduce sale prices because they bring maintenance costs that outweigh the benefits of the...
30-Jun-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Pinpoints Behavior Type Linked to Binge Drinking in Young Adults

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Binge drinking — almost a rite of passage — peaks during the college years. So this begs the question, “Are there specific characteristics associated with high-level binge drinking habits in college students?”
30-Jun-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Survival of the Fittest Sperm: How New FAU Technology Might Help Infertile Couples

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Of the millions of sperm that enter the vagina, only about 10 or so make it to the egg, showing how rigorous the natural sperm selection process really is. So how is it possible to select only the best sperm for assisted reproductive technologies...
16-Jun-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals if Spirituality, Religion Help Parents Cope After Losing a Child

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Nothing is more devastating for a parent than the death of a child. Yet, few studies have examined parents’ mental health and personal growth, especially in black and Hispanic parents, following their child’s death in the hospital, and the role...
8-Jun-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FAU’s Sport Management MBA Ranked Best in Florida and Among Top Three Programs in the World

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FAU's College of Business MBA in Sport Management program is among the best in the world and first in Florida, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness International.
7-Jun-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Latest FAU Buy vs. Rent Index Shows U.S. Housing Market Moving Deeper into Buy Territory

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The latest national index produced by Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University faculty indicates the U.S. housing market as a whole is moving deeper into buy territory, suggesting that, on average, residential housing markets...
6-Jun-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Protein Inhibitors Engineered as Alternative Approach to Potentially Treat Cancer and Other Diseases

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Researchers have engineered endogenous protein inhibitors of protein-degrading enzymes as an alternative approach to synthetic inhibitors for potentially treating cancer and other diseases.
6-Jun-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Professor Receives Prestigious International ‘Humanity in Science Award’

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Waseem Asghar, 31, received this award for his work on developing a new paper and flexible material-based diagnostic biosensing platform that could be used to remotely detect and determine treatment options for HIV, E. coli, Staphylococcus aureas...
2-Jun-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert Available on Shark Ecology, Prey Capture and Attack Strategy; 'Shark Week 2016' Debuts on June 26

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21-Jun-2016 9:30 AM EDT

Leading FAU Neuroscientist Available as Expert on Younger Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

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17-Jun-2016 2:30 PM EDT

World's Leading Expert on Aspirin at FAU Available to Discuss New Prevention Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer

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14-Apr-2016 12:45 PM EDT

Science Reveals How Tone of Candidates’ Voices Can Make a Difference at the Polls

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Human voice pitch has been shown to influence how voters perceive candidates for elected office and appears to influence voters both in the laboratory and in real life as they tend to support candidates with lower-pitched voices. The remaining...
7-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EST

FAU Researchers Available to Discuss Impacts of Lake Okeechobee Discharge

An El Niño winter which brought record rainfall in January has been threatening the ecological health of the St. Lucie River in southeast Florida. Ongoing discharges from Lake Okeechobee are damaging the delicate balance of freshwater and saltwater...
3-Mar-2016 3:30 PM EST

FAU Professor Says #OscarSoWhite Boycott Unlikely to Affect Academy Awards

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A boycott of Sunday night’s Academy Awards to protest the lack of racial diversity among the nominees is unlikely to create the change many hoped for, says a Florida Atlantic University professor who has studied boycotts for almost 20 years.
25-Feb-2016 8:30 AM EST

FAU Professor and Leading Expert on Aspirin Available to Discuss New FDA-approved, 24-hour Aspirin to Prevent Strokes and Cardiac Events

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13-Jan-2016 5:05 PM EST

FAU Expert Available to Comment on Republican Presidential Debate

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14-Dec-2015 4:30 PM EST

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