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FAU Receives $1 Million Grant for Dementia Prevention

By | June 22, 2017

A $1 million grant from The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation will establish the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine for a unique dementia prevention program.

Simple Tactic Results in Dramatic Water Conservation

By | June 20, 2017

Rain or shine has new meaning thanks to an innovative and simple tactic developed by researchers that will really change how people think about watering their lawns. The tactic? A straightforward road sign.

Floridians Doubt Trump Policy Changes will Help Cuban People

By | June 20, 2017

Floridians support former U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to normalize relations with Cuba over U.S. President Donald Trump's recent decision to restrict those relations, according to a survey by FAU>

Closing Failing Banks Sooner Could Save Billions of Dollars

By | June 19, 2017

Billions of dollars could be saved if Congress revises a law to allow regulators to be more aggressive in reducing losses from insolvent banks, according to a recent study co-authored by FAU faculty member

FAU Professor Admitted to The Royal Irish Academy

By | June 14, 2017

J.A. Scott Kelso, Ph.D., a professor of psychology, biological sciences and biomedical science at Florida Atlantic University, recently was admitted to The Royal Irish Academy (RIA).

Rising House Prices Move Markets in the Direction of Renting

By | June 7, 2017

Slowing rents coupled with rising home prices and mortgage rates are pushing U.S. housing markets into rent territory, according to the latest national index from FAU and FIU.

Copaiba: Silver Bullet or Snake Oil?

By | June 6, 2017

Researchers caution that randomized trials are needed to discern whether treatment with the essential oil copaiba is effective or that it turns out to be "yet another beautiful hypothesis slain by ugly facts."

Corporate Social Responsibility Not a Profitable Investment

By | June 1, 2017

Companies that try to "do good" are likely to find that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is bad for their bottom lines, according to a new study from Florida Atlantic University's College of Business.

Method Tested at FAU First to Examine Dolphin Immune System

By | May 25, 2017

With the drastic increase in unusual dolphin strandings and deaths along the southeastern coast of the U.S. and elsewhere, finding specific antibodies to test and monitor their immune health is critical.

FAU Archaeologist Involved in Ancient Peru Discovery

By | May 24, 2017

An archaeologist from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is among a team of scientists who made a groundbreaking discovery in coastal Peru - home to one of the earliest pyramids in South America.

 
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