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Owl Research & Innovation Magazine

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from the News Desk

from the News Desk

Sea-level Rise Summit to Coincide with Local Flooding Risks

Just as parts of South Florida are bracing for potential flooding risks in low-lying areas, FAU is leading efforts to bring together professionals to help identify solutions and develop adaptation pathways.

That’s Amoré: Ocean Drone Identifies Grouper Mating Calls

Just as the sun sets, hundreds of groupers gather at their favorite hangouts along the shelf breaks in the southeast U.S., Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Basin to spawn – and they’re pretty vocal about it.

FAU Hosts First U.S. Clinical Trial for Lewy Body Dementia

There are currently no medications available to specifically treat Lewy Body dementia (LBD). FAU's College of Medicine is spearheading the South Florida site for the first U.S. clinical trial for LBD.

Researcher Receives NIH Grant for MS and Cancer Treatment

A leading scientist has received $540,250 from the NIH to continue his groundbreaking research to develop new therapeutic agents for collagen-based diseases including multiple sclerosis, cancer and sepsis.

New Method to Preserve Device to Monitor HIV Treatment

Inspired by pregnancy tests, scientists have developed a method to store microfluidic devices for months without refrigeration, giving developing countries an inexpensive and reliable way to treat patients.

Alaska to Florida, FAU to Host Third Sea-level Rise Summit

The sub-tropics and the Arctic are rarely discussed together, and comparing shared experiences is expected to unlock new insights and generate a blueprint for solutions and adaptation.

Nation's Top Archaeologists to Visit Old Vero Site Project

Members of the Society of American Archaeologists will visit the Old Vero Site, overseen by FAU Harbor Branch.

Using the Human Genome to Repurpose Medicine for Zika Virus

A professor has identified 55 drug targets for the Zika virus from the human genome, leading to the identification of 79 FDA-approved drugs currently being used to treat other conditions such as cancer.

FAU Harbor Branch Project to Help Sportfishing Industry

Research funded by a grant from the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust will design and test experimental means of growning bonefish for stock enhancement.

FAU Receives $2.9 Million NIH Grant for Bilingual Study

A psychology professor will continue a unique longitudinal study of bilingual development in children, focusing on language, literacy, cognitive growth, and academic achievement for Spanish-speaking children.

Is HUD Housing Affordable? Not If You Factor Commute Costs

Where to live can be a dilemma for many Americans. A new FAU study is the first to evaluate the affordability of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Section 8 Multifamily recipients.

Sleep Tight, Fruit Fly - New Gene Identified

Fruit flies can tell us a lot about sleep deprivation and metabolic disorders. A study is the first to show that a conserved gene - translin - works as a modulator of sleep in response to metabolic changes.
 
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