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Sea-Level Rise Summit Coincides with Flooding Risks in South Florida Due to the Moon, High Tides and Inclement Weather

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Just as parts of South Florida are bracing for potential risks of flooding in low-lying areas due to the close proximity of the moon, high tides, sea-level rise and inclement weather, FAU is bringing together professionals from the private and...
28-Apr-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

That's Amore, Water Drone Identifies Grouper Mating Calls During Spawning Season

Just as the sun begins to set, hundreds to thousands of groupers gather at their favorite hangouts to spawn - and luckily they're pretty vocal about, providing vital data on their reproductive behaviors as well as their favorite mating spots.
27-Apr-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FAU Research Indicates Vivid Language Used to Assure Whistleblowers of Protection Can Instead Evoke Fear

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A new study by researchers at FAU and Providence College has found that vivid language intended to assure potential whistleblowers they will be protected from retaliation is instead likely to evoke fear and make them less likely to report misconduct.
26-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FAU Site for For First U.S. Clinical Trial for Lewy Body Dementia

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There are currently no medications available to specifically treat Lewy Body dementia (LBD), and patients are typically treated with medications for Alzheimer’s. FAU’s College of Medicine is spearheading the South Florida site for the first U.S....
21-Apr-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Continue Development of New Therapeutic Agents for Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer and Sepsis

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A leading scientist at Florida Atlantic University has received $540,250 from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue his groundbreaking research to develop new therapeutic agents for collagen-based...
19-Apr-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Method Developed to Preserve Microfluidic Devices for HIV Monitoring in Developing Countries

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Inspired by pregnancy tests, researchers have developed a novel method to store microfluidic devices for CD4 T cell testing in extreme weather conditions for up to six months without refrigeration. These devices are used for chemotherapy monitoring,...
13-Apr-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FAU Finance Professor Says Stock Market Returns Can Be Impacted By Which Party Wins White House and Congress

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Which party wins the United States presidential election in November could have a major impact on how investors play the stock market for years to come, says a Florida Atlantic University College of Business professor who has studied the financial...
13-Apr-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

From Alaska to Florida, FAU’s Third Sea-Level Rise Summit Will Generate Blueprint for Solutions and Adaptation

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While Florida and Alaska are on the opposite ends of the spectrum, they share mutual concerns of the imminent challenges presented by environmental changes. The rapid melting of the Arctic ice is threatening coastal locations globally, and impacts...
8-Apr-2016 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

FAU Middle East Expert Available to Discuss Recent Attacks in Paris

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16-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST

Leading FAU Neuroscientist Shares Common Myths and Truths About Alzheimer’s Disease

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More than five million Americans and 15 million caregivers are impacted by Alzheimer's disease. A leading neuroscientist at Florida Atlantic University has developed eight myths and truths about this prevalent form of dementia.
10-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST

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