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Creative couples' intervention significantly helps people with Alzheimer's communicate

(Florida Atlantic University) For couples with decades of shared memories, a partner's decline in the ability to communicate because of dementia is frightening and frustrating. Communication strategies they've used before simply don't work anymore. Show More Summary

In a first, scientists successfully induce spawning in wild bonefish

A team led by Florida Institute of Technology's Jonathan Shenker and Paul Wills of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University has for the first time successfully induced spawning of wild bonefish and hatched the fertilized eggs into larvae.

Who's your daddy? Good news for threatened sea turtles

(Florida Atlantic University) A groundbreaking study of sea turtle nests and hatchlings using paternity tests to uncover 'who are your daddies?' is the first to document multiple paternity in loggerhead sea turtle nests in southwest Florida. Show More Summary

Sleepless in Latin America: Blind cavefish, extreme environments and insomnia

(Florida Atlantic University) A study led by researchers from Florida Atlantic University has found that differences in the production of the neuropeptide Hypocretin, previously implicated in human narcolepsy, may explain variation in sleep between animal species, or even between individual people. Show More Summary

Double trouble: Moisture, not just heat impacts sex of sea turtle hatchlings

(Florida Atlantic University) Male sea turtles are disappearing and not just in Australia. FAU researchers found that 97 to 100 percent of hatchlings in southeast Florida have been female since 2002. They are the first to show why and...Show More Summary

The First Successfully Induced Spawning of Wild Bonefish

In 2016, our friends over at the Bonefish and Tarpon trust partnered with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to create the Bonefish Restoration Research Project (BRRP). The BRRP’s primary goal is to pioneer a method for spawning and rearing bonefish and tarpon in captivity as a means […]

Study says some nursing homes gaming the system to improve their Medicare star ratings

(Florida Atlantic University) A new study of nursing homes in California, the nation's largest system, by faculty at Florida Atlantic University and the University of Connecticut, found that some nursing homes inflate their self-assessment reporting to improve their score in the Five-Star Quality Rating System employed by Medicare to help consumers.

FAU to develop novel real-time undersea wireless communications and surveillance technology

(Florida Atlantic University) FAU research leaders in aerial and undersea network testbed development will design a first-of-its-kind software-defined testbed for real-time undersea wireless communications (data, voice, and video streaming) and surveillance. Show More Summary

Study finds source of toxic green algal blooms and the results stink

(Florida Atlantic University) Florida's St. Lucie Estuary received national attention in 2016 as toxic green algal blooms wreaked havoc on this vital ecosystem. A new study contradicts the widespread misconception that periodic discharges from Lake Okeechobee were responsible. Show More Summary

Watch a Baby Sea Turtle Waddle Up a Treadmill For Science

If you can say two things with certainty about sea turtles, it is that they are incredibly important, and they look great in swimsuits. Well thanks to a recent study by Florida Atlantic University, we can add that it is both cute and...Show More Summary

Lane Kiffin, Florida Atlantic University reportedly finalizing 10-year deal

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Lane Kiffin and FAU are reportedly finalizing a big new contract. Read more...

Conservation study uses tiny treadmills to test sea turtle hatchling stamina

(Florida Atlantic University) A newly hatched sea turtle should be able to crawl from its nest to the ocean in a couple of minutes. Speed is key and survival depends on their swimming ability. Disoriented hatchlings who make it to the...Show More Summary

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

"We told him he could continue to say it..." The post Former professor loses free speech lawsuit against Florida Atlantic University appeared first on Hot Air.

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

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

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)

4 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

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

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