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If you want to buy a house, it matters if you’re black or white

A new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) finds “widespread” racial disparity in what black and white borrowers pay for mortgage rates. Racial discrimination in mortgage lending is unfortunately not a new topic, as many studies have examined whether minority mortgage applicants are more likely to be denied access credit than Caucasians...

What Clinicians Need to Know about Bilingual Development in Children

Bilingual children pose unique challenges for clinicians, and, until recently, there was little research on young bilinguals to guide clinical practice. A researcher at Florida Atlantic University provides important insight for clinicians.

Journalism Student’s Accusations of Plagiarism Lead to Reporter Suspension

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlLA

Things can escalate very quickly when the \"P\" word is thrown down. What’s interesting in this case is that it was only after Florida Atlantic University student newspaper EIC Emily Bloch published her accusations that the Boca Raton Tribune took action. Show More Summary

FAU's Inaugural Class Becomes Nation's Newest Physicians

The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University celebrated a long-anticipated event today with much fanfare as its inaugural class became the nation's newest physicians.

New biosensing platform extends reach of disease diagnosis

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) have created a cheap and simple biosensing platform that is able to detect the presence of various types of harmful bacteria and viruses in a single drop of blood. When used in conjunction...Show More Summary

Flexible Paper-Based Biosensing System Screens for Variety of Pathogens

5 months agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

A team of researchers from Harvard, Stanford, and Florida Atlantic universities have taken a new approach to designing flexible paper-based diagnostic devices. Existing point of care diagnostic assays are limited in the techniques to spot pathogens, and so they only work on a narrow range of targets. Show More Summary

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Rises to No. 72 in U.S. News & World Report National Ranking of Best Graduate Nursing Programs

The Graduate Nursing program at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University was recently ranked No. 72 by the U.S. News & World Report 2016 Best Graduate Schools Guidebook. The College has quickly risen from its previous ranking of No. 197 in 2011, and this is the highest ranking for FAU's graduate nursing program in its 26-year history.

100 Percent Residency Match for FAU's Inaugural Class of Medical Students

The soon-to-be graduates of Florida Atlantic University's inaugural medical students recently participated in a "rite of passage" at the institution's first "Match Day" to learn where they will train as residents. Results from Match Day revealed a 100 percent match for the study body, including numerous placements in top institutions across the country.

Study Demonstrates Potentially Faster and More Accurate Mode of Cancer Treatment with New Laser Technology

Surgeons rely on 200-year-old technology when removing cancer--sight and touch--to determine how much to remove and what to leave alone. Laser technology pioneered at Florida Atlantic University has the promise to help a surgeon better determine if an area is cancer or healthy tissue. Show More Summary

Trillions wasted on #autosprawl. Planners: "oops."

BetterCities : "How did the transportation planning and engineering professions go so wrong? In the Journal of the American Planning Association, Eric Dumbaugh of Florida Atlantic University explains how some tenets of modern street design grew out of conjecture, not science, that seemed reasonable at the time. Show More Summary

Scientists Find Novel Approach to Treating Number 1 Cause of Blindness in Elderly

Scientists at Florida Atlantic University have found that sulindac, a known anti-inflammatory drug, can protect against oxidative damage due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Their studies suggest that sulindac could be an inexpensive...Show More Summary

Plump turtles swim better: First models of swimming animals

MADISON, Wis. — Bigger is better, if you're a leatherback sea turtle. For the first time, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationShow More Summary

Watch Jozy Altidore Score For USA Against Honduras [VIDEO]

11 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

USA striker Jozy Altidore scored in front of his hometown Tuesday night during the USA against Honduras friendly at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. Altidore showed his physical presence to beat the Honduran defense and slot the ball … Continue reading ? Watch Jozy Altidore Score For USA Against Honduras [VIDEO] is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Professors Provide Most Updated Information on Aspirin in the Prevention of a First Heart Attack

Professors from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Arizona have published an article emphasizing that the evidence in treatment indicates that all patients having a heart attack or who have survived a prior event should be given aspirin. Show More Summary

Facts and Myths About Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements

Clinicians and patients have become concerned about the possible, but unproven links between calcium supplements and heart attacks. Professors at Florida Atlantic University provide reassurance, supporting the benefits of these important supplements, and emphasizing that there is no strong evidence for hazards on heart attacks.

Small-scale ocean turbines could expand U.S. renewable energy portfolio

Thanks to a recently-signed five-year lease agreement between Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), researchers at FAU’s Southeast National Marine Renewable...Show More Summary

Teen Graduates From High School And College In The Same Week

A Florida teen graduated from high school and college in the same week. Grace Bush, age 16, attended Florida Atlantic University High School, where she earned credits for her high school diploma and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. School officials said Grace is the youngest student to complete the combined program. Grace said she

Keith Reaser NFL Draft 2014: Grading 49ers' 5th-Round Pick

With the 170th overall pick, the San Francisco 49ers selected Keith Reaser from Florida Atlantic University. The 5'10", 189-pound cornerback had a total of 158 tackles in his collegiate career and played four years within the Owls program. Watch Bleacher Report's NFL analysts break down what Reaser will bring to the 49ers. Read more NFL news on

Sixteen-Year-Old Becomes High School and College Grad in the Same Week

Grace Bush, 16, of South Florida, will receive her high school diploma this Friday, May 9. Oddly enough, she earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice just last week. Through Florida Atlantic University’s dual enrollment program, Grace will have both a high school diploma and a college degree within a week. Grace began taking classes Keep Reading ?

Florida Teen Graduates College Before Receiving Her High School Diploma

Grace Bush, 16, took part in her college graduation ceremony earlier this month and tomorrow will be celebrating another educational milestone — high school graduation. Grace attends Florida Atlantic University High School, where students have the opportunity to pursue a full-time college degree while completing...

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