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Genetic study defies 'one-size-fits-all' approach to prescribing Opioids for chronic pain

(Florida Atlantic University) In a novel study, researchers are assessing clinical and genetic characteristics of a large patient cohort suffering from chronic musculoskeletal pain and receiving prescription opioids. With this information,...Show More Summary

Former professor loses free speech lawsuit against Florida Atlantic University

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Professor Who Spread Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theory Loses Free Speech Lawsuit After Being Fired

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James Tracy claimed Florida Atlantic University violated his First Amendment Rights when it fired him in 2016.

Lane Kiffin Trolls Tennessee By Saying Kim Jung Un Wouldn’t Even Take Their Head Coaching Position (TWEET)

Just another day with Lane Kiffin trolling the hell out of former job. On Wednesday, the current head football coach at Florida Atlantic University took to Twitter once again and posted a hilarious meme that took a shot at the Tennessee Vols, who currently keep getting turned down for their head coaching position after the fiasco […]

Study says homeowners shouldn't count on property appreciation creating wealth

The American Dream of homeownership as the path to creating wealth may be due for a revision. A new study by faculty at Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University and the University of Wyoming finds that the property appreciation most homeowners expect when buying a home may be relatively meaningless in terms of building wealth.

Scientists team up on study to save endangered African penguins

(Florida Atlantic University) A first-of-its-kind study on prognostic health indicators in the endangered African penguin provides invaluable information to preserve and rehabilitate this seabird. Competition with fisheries, oil spills,...Show More Summary

Bioengineered robotic hand with its own nervous system will sense touch

(Florida Atlantic University) Researchers are developing a first-of-its-kind bioengineered robotic hand that will actually feel and adapt to its environment. This 'living' robot will have its own peripheral nervous system directly linking robotic sensors and actuators.

Majority of hospice workers don't have end-of-life wishes themselves

(Florida Atlantic University) One might assume that health care providers, especially those dealing with terminally ill patients, such as hospice workers would have a living will or advance directive. Surprisingly, Florida Atlantic University researchers found that the majority of hospice workers did not have an advance directive. Show More Summary

Majority of Hospice Workers Don't Have End-of-life Wishes Themselves

One might assume that health care providers, especially those dealing with terminally ill patients, such as hospice workers would have a living will or advance directive. Surprisingly, Florida Atlantic University researchers found that the majority of hospice workers did not have an advance directive. Show More Summary

Both the aggressor and the victim: alarming number of teens cyberbully themselves

(Florida Atlantic University) A new form of self-harm in youth has emerged and is cause for concern. The behavior: 'digital self-harm' or 'self-trolling,' where adolescents post, send or share mean things about themselves anonymously online. Show More Summary

'Resilience' to adversity determines if a child survives or thrives when bullied

(Florida Atlantic University) Why is it that some children are devastated by bullying while others are not? Is there is a major personal characteristic or trait that buffers and protects them against internalizing the harm intended through bullying and cyberbullying? The answer is a resounding 'yes.'

Size doesn't matter -- at least for hammerheads and swimming performance

(Florida Atlantic University) Different head shapes and different body sizes of hammerhead sharks should result in differences in their swimming performance right? Researchers from Florida Atlantic University have conducted the first...Show More Summary

Study says financial awards can actually discourage whistleblowers from reporting fraud

(Florida Atlantic University) Financial awards can unintentionally discourage a whistleblower from reporting fraud in a timely manner by hijacking their moral motivation to do the right thing, according to a new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University, Wilfrid Laurier University and Providence College.

Study reveals staggering economic burden of dementia in younger people

(Florida Atlantic University) While the social and economic cost of Alzheimer's is well documented, a new study shows that frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) -- the most common dementia for people under age 60 -- inflicts a significantly higher economic burden on both patients and their caregivers. Show More Summary

Insult to injury: US workers without paid sick leave suffer from mental distress

(Florida Atlantic University) Only seven states in the US have mandatory paid sick leave laws; yet, 15 states have passed preemptive legislation prohibiting localities from passing sick leave. Paid sick leave is gaining momentum as a social justice issue with important implications for health and wellness. Show More Summary

Placenta-on-a-chip: Microsensor simulates malaria in the womb to develop treatments

(Florida Atlantic University) By combining microbiology with engineering technologies, researchers from Florida Atlantic University are developing a first-of-its-kind 3-D model that uses a single microfluidic sensing chip to study the...Show More Summary

Psychotic disorders and obesity: New report shows big waistlines are to blame

(Florida Atlantic University) A number of factors, including obesity, shorten the lifespan for those with schizophrenia by 20 years and by 10 years for those with bipolar disorder compared to the general population. In the first study...Show More Summary

Ocean exploration uncovers one of Cuba's hidden natural treasures

A research mission led by Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute has uncovered details of one of Cuba's hidden natural treasures. After nearly two years of planning, a team of scientists from the United States...Show More Summary

Ocean exploration uncovers one of Cuba's hidden natural treasures

(Florida Atlantic University) After nearly two years of planning, a team of scientists from the US and Cuba has explored never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs during a month-long circumnavigation of the entire coast of Cuba, spanning about 1,500 miles. Show More Summary

Researchers 'count cars' -- literally -- to find a better way to control heavy traffic

(Florida Atlantic University) There's 'Counting Crows,' counting sheep, counting blessings and now researchers at Florida Atlantic University have their own version of 'counting cars' -- literally -- in an attempt to improve traffic flow on South Florida's and our nation's overcrowded roads. Show More Summary

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