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Latest Research Articles

O'Corry-Crowe and Team Publish Papers on Whale Research

By | August 31, 2015

Harbor Branch associate research professor Greg O'Corry-Crowe, Ph.D., and his Population Biology and Behavioral Ecology team recently published two papers in 'Marine Fisheries Review.'

St. Lucie Estuary Water Quality Monitoring Units Now Online

By | August 28, 2015

Harbor Branch's network of remote-controlled sensors in the St. Lucie Estuary is now disseminating real-time information, available online.

CIOERT Explores Pulley Ridge on NOAA-Funded Research Cruise

By | August 27, 2015

ֱ's Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research and Technology (CIOERT) is once again involved in a NOAA-funded project to investigate the role that healthy reefs play in replenishing ecosystems.

Disparity in What Black and White Borrowers Pay for Mortgages

By | August 19, 2015

Racial disparity in mortgage rates is widespread between black and white borrowers, according to a newly published study which found more financially vulnerable black women suffer the most.

Neuroscientist Develops New, Rapid Dementia Screening Tool

By | August 17, 2015

Determining whether or not an individual has dementia and to what degree is a long and laborious process that can take an experienced professional such as a clinician about four to five hours to administer.

Researcher Sheds Light on Bilingual Development in Children

By | August 17, 2015

A professor of psychology at ֱ provides important information that should help clinicians as they assess bilingual children and advise their parents.

Study Shows Candidate Voice Pitch Influences Voters

By | August 7, 2015

ֱ researcher shows how tone of candidates' voices can make a difference at the polls. Findings from the study suggest a preference for age and experience and possible impact on female candidates.

ֱ Pre-med Student and Surgeon Collaborate on New, Alternative Procedure to Radical Mastectomy

By | August 3, 2015

Elizabeth Hopkins, an aspiring physician and ֱ student, has spent more than 640 hours shadowing Hilton Becker, M.D. In 2014, she had a double mastectomy as a preventive measure, using a revolutionary procedure develop... Moreed by Becker that is an alternative to radical mastectomy.

ֱ Receives Florida Department of Transportation Grant

By | July 28, 2015

The task of inspecting and maintaining Florida's 11,450 bridges is arduous, espcially since so many of them span rivers, canals and saltwater areas. Researchers at ֱ have received a grant from the Florida Department o... Moref Transportation to develop unmanned marine vehicles for on-water bridge inspections.

Unique ֱ Study on Adolescent Friendships

By | July 20, 2015

No one likes to lose a friend, especially adolescents. But why do friendships end? Researchers in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at ֱ sought to answer this question with a study exam... Moreining whether adolescent friendships end because of undesirable characteristics of friends, because of differences between friends, or both.