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Owl Research & Innovation Magazine

Owl Research & Innovation Magazine


from the News Desk

from the News Desk

NIH Awards $2.8 Million to FAU Researchers and Collaborators

Researchers will work to define the mechanisms governing how cells decide whether to become a mature cell or whether to die. Their work will shed light on how to make transplantable tissues to cure diseases.

FAU Harbor Branch to Host Public Forum on Lagoon Health

The theme of the public outreach day of the 2016 Indian River Lagoon Symposium is "Engaging the Public: It's Our Lagoon!"

FAU's Harbor Branch to Help Relieve Poverty and Hunger

The saying, "Give a Man a Fish and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man to Fish and You Feed Him for a Lifetime," aptly describes the partnership between FAU's Harbor Branch and Aquaculture without Frontiers.

FAU Receives NIH Grant to Develop Esophageal Cancer Stent

A bioengineer at FAU will develop a novel biodegradable polymer stent that will be designed to prevent complications while at the same time serving as a drug delivery system for esophageal cancer therapy.

Study Shows Benefits of Regular Mammograms Extend to Elderly

A new study shows that black and white women ages 75 to 84 years who had an annual mammogram had lower 10-year breast cancer mortality than corresponding women who had biennial or no/irregular mammograms.

Harbor Branch Unveils Ocean Technology Exhibit

"Sight, Sound and Dynamics in the Sea: The Role of Technology in Ocean Exploration" is the first in a series of exhibits featured under HBOI's "Mission: Ocean Discovery" program.

Novel Mechanism Identified in Cells in Close Proximity

FAU researchers are the first to show that cells in close proximity to each other can sense when a cell is dying due to environmental stressors like UV light and smoke, and eat the cell before it becomes toxic.

FAU Joins Archaeological Project in Vero Beach

Florida Atlantic University is now partnering with the Old Vero Ice Age Sites Committee on one of the oldest and largest archaeological digs of its kind.

First Study to Show Police Leaders' Thoughts on Body Cameras

Researchers from FAU and collaborators measured law enforcement leadership attitudes toward police wearing body cameras, and published results of their study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice.

$1.3 Million Grant for New Alzheimer's and Dementia Project

The Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center in FAU's Lynn College of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

'Your Friends Were Right! Dating Has Changed You'

Results of a five-year study by FAU researchers tested the hypothesis that adolescents become less similar to their friends and more similar to romantic partners after they start a new romantic relationship.

Study Shows 45 Percent Increase in Death by Law Enforcement

An FAU analyses of nationwide data on individuals who were killed as a result of legal intervention or law enforcement in the U.S. between 1999 and 2013, shows a 45 percent increase mostly among non-whites.
 
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