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Expert: COVID-19 Decisions Based on Potentially Misleading Statistic

By | August 11, 2020

Florida's COVID-19 daily percent positive rate, a key metric driving economic and public policy decisions, offers a distorted snapshot of the effect the virus is having across the state.

Four FAU Researchers Receive Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

By | August 6, 2020

Four researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science have received the coveted National Science Foundation Early Career (CAREER) award.

High Levels of Toxic Pollutants Found in Stranded Dolphins and Whales

By | August 6, 2020

A study led by FAU's Harbor Branch examined 83 stranded dolphins and whales in North Carolina and Florida. Researchers looked at 11 different animal species to test for 17 different substances.

Entangled Dolphin Calf Only Lived Two Years Following Rescue

By | August 4, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch researchers examined the outcome of a bottlenose dolphin calf in the Indian River Lagoon entangled in fishing line wrapped tightly around its upper jaw and found severe, long-term damage.

New Study on Development of Parkinson's Disease is 'On the Nose'

By | August 3, 2020

The loss of a sense of smell is known to be one of the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease (PD). In a new study, an FAU neuroscientist and colleagues link inflammation, olfaction and pathology seen in PD.

Sea Level Rise: Impacts to Property and Regional Planning Solutions

By | July 28, 2020

A new FAU study reveals that urgent action is needed to protect billions of dollars in real estate investment across South Florida due to impacts of sea level rise over the next several decades.

Study Provides Unique Glimpse into Whitespotted Eagle Rays' Behavior

By | July 22, 2020

Using biotelemetry, FAU Harbor Branch researchers are the first to characterize the ecology and fine-scale habitat use of "near threatened" whitespotted eagle rays in Florida.

Back to School? FAU Pandemic Expert Answers Most FAQs about COVID-19

By | July 21, 2020

Dr. Terry Adirim in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 and return to school for school-age children.

College of Business Expert: Florida's Grim Coronavirus Outlook is False Narrative

By | July 20, 2020

Inaccurate data points or misconceptions when it comes to testing, hospitalizations and deaths are giving the wrong impression that Florida is losing the coronavirus battle.

FAU Technology Makes 'Weathering the Storm' More Precise

By | July 16, 2020

FAU I-SENSE and College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed new flood and weather monitoring and warning systems for inland and coastal floods due to tropical storms.