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Keep Safety in Mind during Solar Eclipse

By | August 18, 2017

It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe the first solar eclipse in more than 40 years. Experts at Florida Atlantic University caution safety first to ensure that the experience is a pleasant one.

Uncovering One of Cuba's Hidden Natural Treasures

By | August 17, 2017

An ocean exploration led by FAU's Harbor Branch with scientists from the U.S. and Cuba has explored never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs during a month-long circumnavigation of the entire coast of Cuba.

Researchers 'Count Cars' - Literally - to Manage Traffic

By | August 9, 2017

Researchers are "counting cars" to improve traffic on overcrowded roads. And with more than 263 million passenger vehicles in the U.S. and more than 14 million vehicles in Florida alone, this is no small feat.

Nursing Home Guide Could Save U.S. Millions of Dollars

By | August 8, 2017

An innovative yet simple and inexpensive approach using a guide for residents in nursing homes and their families could have a dramatic impact nationwide on health care savings, morbidity and quality of life.

Students Receive First Doctor's White Coats at Ceremony

By | August 4, 2017

The 64 members of the incoming class of 2017 in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine each received their first doctor's white coat today during the symbolic White Coat Ceremony.

It's Not Just What You Eat, It's What's Eating You

By | August 2, 2017

A new study shows that it's not just what or how much you eat that matters. Smelling food in addition to consuming calories could influence the aging process and provide clues for a longer lifespan.

FAU Appoints Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., as Dean

By | August 1, 2017

Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., will lead FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and brings vast leadership and research expertise in secure communications and information systems.

FAU and U.S. Southern Command Team Up

By | July 27, 2017

Florida Atlantic University and U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) have signed memorandums of understanding to pursue common goals for research collaboration and student internships.

FAU Scientist Helps Discover New Miniature Shark Species

By | July 25, 2017

It's a foot long, has a huge nose and glows in the dark. It took more than 17 years to identify this new species but was worth the wait as this elusive creature has yet to be seen in the wild.

Slower Boat Speeds May Cause Manatees More Harm than Good

By | July 20, 2017

Slower boat speeds reduce risks to manatees. Or do they? Not according to FAU researchers. In fact, the very laws enacted to slow down boats in manatee habitats may actually be doing more harm than good.

 
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