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Study First to Explore ‘Walking’ Sharks on the Move in Early Life Stages

A newly-discovered walking shark that breaks all of the rules for survival is the focus of a first-of-its-kind study that examined differences in walking and swimming in neonate (newly-hatched) and juvenile walking sharks. Despite dissimilarities in...
18-Aug-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New $26 Million NSF Engineering Research Center to Advance Future of Smart Streetscapes

FAU has landed a major NSF Engineering Research Center with Columbia University, Rutgers University, the University of Central Florida, and Lehman College.
10-Aug-2022 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Water Quality Woes in Southwest Florida Linked to Seeping Septic Systems

From fecal bacteria to blue-green algae to red tides, Southwest Florida’s water quality has declined as its population has increased. Multiple lines of evidence from a multi-year microbial source tracking study points to septic systems as a...
9-Aug-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Greater Empathy in Adolescents Helps Prevent Bias-based Cyberbullying

Little is known about cyberbullying and empathy, especially as it relates harming or abusing others because of race or religion. A study is the first to examine general cyberbullying, race-based cyberbullying, and religion-based cyberbullying in...
8-Aug-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Low-cost Device Rapidly, Accurately Detects Hepatitis C Infection

The entire virus detection process is executed inside a uniquely designed, portable, inexpensive, disposable, and self-driven microfluidic chip. The fully automated sample-in–answer-out molecular diagnostic set-up rapidly detects Hepatitis C virus...
3-Aug-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Online Chair Yoga Viable Exercise for Isolated Older Adults with Dementia

Researchers evaluated a remotely supervised online chair yoga intervention targeted at older adults with dementia and measured clinical outcomes virtually via Zoom under the remote guidance. Results showed that remotely supervised online chair yoga...
28-Jul-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FAU’s Hari Kalva, Ph.D., Inducted as Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Hari Kalva, in FAU’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, is a named inventor on more than 18 standard essential patents that are used in virtually all modern video distribution and streaming products and services.
21-Jul-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FAU, Hospital Partners Strategize on Future of Region’s Medical Residencies and Fellowships

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Consortium leaders recently met to strategize and outline the next phase for graduate medical education and residency programs in Palm Beach County, which they will launch in the fall.
20-Jul-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FAU Experts for the 2022 Hurricane Season

26-May-2022 8:30 AM EDT

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FAU Expert Answers Questions about Boosters, Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11

Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., FAU Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 boosters and vaccines for children ages 5 to 11.
3-Nov-2021 8:55 AM EDT

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FAU Experts for the 2021 Hurricane Season

With hurricane season in full force, several Florida Atlantic University faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath.
12-Aug-2021 8:30 AM EDT

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FAU Expert Answers Questions about Delta Variant, Vaccines and Public Safety

4-Aug-2021 12:35 PM EDT

FAU Expert Answers Questions about COVID-19 Vaccines

FAU's Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 vaccines.
31-Mar-2021 8:30 AM EDT

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Trick-or-treat for Halloween? Here’s What You Need to Know

Terry Adirim, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., in FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions and offers helpful tips regarding COVID-19 and “trick-or-treating” during the pandemic.
8-Oct-2020 8:30 AM EDT

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Back to School?

Dr. Terry Adirim provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 and return to school for school-age children. Adirim is a physician executive with senior leadership and executive experience in academic medicine...
21-Jul-2020 8:30 AM EDT

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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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