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Telehealth is a Key Tool for Treating COVID-19 Patients

By | July 1, 2020

Rural hospitals are more likely than urban facilities to have access to telehealth, a once-underused service that now is playing a key role in treating coronavirus patients.

Seeing is Believing: Effectiveness of Facemasks

By | June 30, 2020

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers use flow visualization to qualitatively test social distancing and the efficacy of facemasks in obstructing respiratory droplets.

Climate Change Still is Key Topic for Floridians in Era of Coronavirus

By | June 25, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has not altered Floridians' belief in climate change, according to the third Florida Climate Resilience Survey.

COVID-19 Knowledge Base and Risk Assessment Tool is Powered by AI

By | June 24, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received an NSF RAPID grant for modeling outbreak and mutation of COVID-19 and to develop a multi-source deep neural network-based predictive tool.

FAU Research Shows Internet Crime Increasing in Florida, Other States

By | June 23, 2020

Ohio and Washington emerged as new hotspots for internet crime in 2019, though California continues to lead with the largest online fraud victim losses and number of victims.

Vets Walking Pets: Shelter Dogs, Military Veterans and PTSD Symptoms

By | June 23, 2020

An FAU nursing researcher led a study on the impacts of dog-walking interventions with shelter dogs on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in military veterans, which shows reduced PTSD symptoms.

Renting a Home is Clearly Better Than Buying in Much of the Nation

By | June 17, 2020

The cost of homeownership is outpacing the cost of renting across the United States, and the discrepancy between the two is rising sharply in parts of the Southeast, Midwest and Pacific Northwest

FAU Medicine Ushers in New Research Phase to Prevent Dementia

By | June 17, 2020

The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation $3 million grant extension will enable the launch of the new "FAU Center for Brain Health" and will support precision medicine approaches to prevent dementia.

World's Most Comprehensive Health Analysis of Nesting Sea Turtles

By | June 16, 2020

A study by FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators provides critical insights for sea turtle conservation and population recovery, which are especially timely as the world observes "Sea Turtle Day."

Could These 'Salt-loving' Edible Sea Vegetables be the New Kale?

By | June 11, 2020

Skip the salt! FAU Harbor Branch researchers have just completed a 10-week study to determine the optimal growing conditions for three species of sea vegetables: sea asparagus, sea purslane and saltwort.