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Physical activity is 'magic bullet' for pandemics of obesity and cardiovascular disease

In an editorial published in the current issue of Cardiology, professors from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University have evaluated the totality of evidence and conclude that regular physical activity bears the closest resemblance to a "magic bullet" to combat the worldwide epidemic of obesity and cardiovascular disease. read more

Internationally Renowned Neuroscientist Randy D. Blakely to Lead FAU's Newly-formed Brain Institute

An internationally renowned neuroscientist and leading expert in synaptic pharmacology, neurotransmitter transporters, and neurogenetics, has joined Florida Atlantic University as the executive director of the newly-formed FAU Brain Institute.

Meatless Monday: The Rock Stars of Food Forward

"Chef Wanda is a rock star," Ken Botts told me. So when I met Chef Wanda White at a Food Forward event at Florida Atlantic University, I was expecting a tatted, dynamic millennial, not a lunch lady with a Texas twang and a no-nonsense manner. Show More Summary

ZIP code profile: 33498

The 33498 ZIP code comprises the city of Boca Raton and lies in Palm Beach County. The oceanside ZIP code is home to Florida Atlantic University, Highland Beach and Mizner Park shopping mall...

Sandy Hook ‘truther’ sues Florida university to get his job back

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Former Florida Atlantic University Professor James Tracy, who gained notoriety after claiming the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax, has filed a lawsuit to try to get his job back. Tracy, fired from his tenured position in January, is suing university administrators, members of...

Study shows vivid language used to assure whistleblowers of protection instead evokes fear

A new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and Providence College has found that vivid language intended to assure potential whistleblowers they will be protected from retaliation is instead likely to evoke fear and make them less likely to report misconduct. read more

Sandy Hook ‘Truther’ James Tracy Sues Florida Atlantic University Over Firing

4 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Former Florida Atlantic University (FAU) faculty member James Tracy, who is widely considered a “Sandy Hook truther,” filed a wrongful termination lawsuit on Monday, months after losing his teaching job. Tracy is known as one of several...Show More Summary

Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Continue Development of New Therapeutic Agents for Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer and Sepsis

A leading scientist at Florida Atlantic University has received $540,250 from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue his groundbreaking research to develop new therapeutic agents for collagen-based diseases including multiple sclerosis, cancer and sepsis.

Fruit Flies, Sleep and Translin: What's It All Mean to You?

Those pesky fruit flies that often hover around at inopportune times have more in common with you than you may realize when it comes to sleep. Therefore, researchers at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) felt they'd be the ideal subject to shed light on the link between sleep deprivation and metabolic disorders like diabetes and obesity. Show More Summary

BTT to Pioneer Rearing Bonefish for Keys Release

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, in collaboration with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, is embarking on a research project to pioneer rearing bonefish in captivity to help restore the Florida Keys … more ?

Trump Still Way Ahead in Florida

A new Florida Atlantic University poll finds Donald Trump leading the GOP primary race with 44%, followed by Marco Rubio at 21%, Ted Cruz at 21%, and John Kasich at 9%.

Professor who claimed Newtown was hoax says he was harassed

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

James Tracy said he was bullied by Florida Atlantic University colleagues as angry parents pulled students from the school because of him, according to his 700-page personnel file.

Massive Shark Invasion At One Beach in Florida

Tens of thousands of black tip sharks are congregating along the shoreline around Palm Beach, Florida and scientists are trying to figure out why. Dr. Stephen Kajiura, head of Florida Atlantic University’s Shark Lab says, There are literally tens of thousands of sharks a stone’s throw away...

'A word's worth more than a thousand pictures' according to FAU study on young children

It is widely known that "a picture is worth a thousand words." But a new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University published in Evolutionary Psychology begs to differ when it comes to young children. read more

Arthur J. Ross, III, M.D. to Serve as Interim Dean of FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine

Arthur J. Ross III, M.D., M.B.A., has joined the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University as interim dean.


"Florida poll: Trump 48%!!, Cruz 16%, Rubio 11%, Bush 10%." Alarm explanation points original.Florida's Republican primary would be a Donald Trump blowout if held today, according to a Jan. 15-18 poll by Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative. Show More Summary

Donald Trump is crushing a pair of GOP rivals in their own backyard

Donald Trump's lead in the Republican presidential nominating contest isn't just relegated to the early-primary states. He's even winning on other high-profile candidates' home turf. A new Florida Atlantic University poll released Wednesday...Show More Summary

Trump Surges Way Ahead in Florida

A new Florida Atlantic University poll in Florida finds Donald Trump leading the GOP presidential field with 48% support among likely Republican voters, followed Ted Cruz at 16%, Marco Rubio at 11% and Jeb Bush at 10%. Said pollster Kevin [...]

Florida College Fires Professor Who Claimed Sandy Hook Shooting Was A Hoax

5 months agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

Florida Atlantic University fired James F. Tracy, a professor who claimed several mass shooting were planned by the Obama Administration. The post Florida College Fires Professor Who Claimed Sandy Hook Shooting Was A Hoax appeared first on CrimeFeed.

Sandy Hook ‘Truther’ James Tracy Fired From Florida Atlantic University

Sandy Hook “truther” professor James Tracy has been fired from Florida Atlantic University. The tenured instructor at the public university has been accused of harassing Newtown parents in the past and maintains the mass slaughter of 20 children and six staffers was nothing more than a hoax to push gun control legislation. Show More Summary

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