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Researchers Develop New Method to Rapidly, Reliably Monitor Sickle Cell Disease

Researchers have developed a rapid and reliable new method to continuously monitor sickle cell disease using a microfluidics-based electrical impedance sensor. This novel technology can characterize the dynamic cell sickling and unsickling processes...
13-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Dog Days of Summer are Here, But this 'Cool' Cat Isn't Worried

Snow leopards are perfectly adapted to cold and dry habitats like the Himalayas in Central Asia. However, for one local snow leopard, making him feel at home in South Florida required replicating his natural environment to keep him “chill.” An...
12-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gregg B. Fields Named Executive Director of FAU’s Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention

Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., has been named executive director of FAU’s Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), created to advance health through pioneering research and practical applications.
10-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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If You Teach Them, They Will Care

The next generation of nurses need the right tools to ensure that they are poised to deliver age-appropriate care and address the specialized needs of an older population. Researchers have developed and tested an innovative new curricular approach...
6-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tolerance to Stress is a ‘Trade-off’ as Fruit Flies Age

With the help of the common fruit fly (D. melanogaster), which ages quickly because it only lives about 60 days, FAU neuroscientists provide insights into healthy aging by investigating the effects of a foraging gene on age and stress tolerance.
4-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Measles Vaccination: ‘All for One and One for All’

A commentary by researchers addresses the specter of clinical, ethical, public health and legal concerns that have been raised because of the recent measles outbreaks in New York. So far, the outbreaks seem to have emanated from ultra-Orthodox...
22-May-2019 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FAU Receives $750,000 to Name the Lata and Shiva Gangal Global Innovation Hall

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science received a $750,000 gift from the GANGALS nonprofit Foundation, Inc. (GnF) to name the Lata and Shiva Gangal Global Innovation Hall in the Engineering East building.
22-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Algorithm Steers Catheters to the Right Spot to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Some patients with atrial fibrillation or A-Fib need an ablation, which requires a catheter and an advanced 3D map of the heart. Researchers have developed the first algorithm that guides catheter movements and accurately detects A-Fib targets...
21-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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FAU Hurricane Evacuation Expert Available to Discuss Aftermath of Hurricane Michael

12-Oct-2018 4:30 PM EDT

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FAU Research Experts Available to Discuss Red Tide, Harmful Algal Blooms Affecting Florida’s Coastlines

3-Oct-2018 10:30 AM EDT

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FAU International Expert on Lewy Body Dementia Available to Discuss Recent Ted Turner Diagnosis

1-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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Leading Neuroscientist Responds to Common Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

Approximately 47 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias. One of the most prominent neuroscientists in the country has developed eight myths and truths about AD to shed light on this form of dementia...
4-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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FAU Middle East Expert Available to Discuss Syria

11-Apr-2018 3:30 PM EDT

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FAU Expert Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., Available to Discuss Cyberbullying and Safe Social Media Use.

21-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EDT

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Physician Heal Thyself: Simple Coping Strategies for Pervasive Physician Burnout

The proverb, “physician heal thyself,” is probably more relevant today than it was in biblical times with the fast pace of life, the impact of multitasking and the unending bombardment of information, which have made emotional exhaustion almost...
26-Jun-2017 9:00 AM EDT

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Expanding Waistlines and Metabolic Syndrome: Researchers Warn of New ‘Silent Killer’

For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers make the case that metabolic syndrome is the new “silent killer,” analogous to hypertension in the 1970s. As it turns out, the “love...
6-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT

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