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NSF Awards $999,702 to B-CU and FAMU for Research

DAYTONA BEACH, FL- The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) a 3-year grant of $999,702 for research to improve coastal water quality. The researchers at both universities will investigate oyster-associated bacteria, which have the potential

Hampton University studying cancer risks, testing for black women

HAMPTON Luisel Ricks-Santi keeps the medical family tree of one of the participants in her study taped to the door of her office in her lab at Hampton University. There are four slashes among the women’s siblings, others among her immediate family, and most family

Major hurricane could cost Hampton Roads $40 billion, ODU study says

NORFOLK, Va. (AP/WAVY) — Experts say that southeastern Virginia could suffer $40 billion in losses if it’s struck by a major hurricane. Professors from Old Dominion University said in a recent report that the damages could seriously puncture the regional economy. Researchers combined the intensity


Jefferson City, MO– New biotechnology developed through a collaboration between researchers at Lincoln University and the University of Missouri-Columbia is aimed at making the food we eat safer.  Dr. Majed El-Dweik, Interim Dean of the College of Agriculture, Environmental and Human Sciences and Professor of Biological

Dept. of Defense grant to further Tuskegee University aerodynamics research

Tuskegee University’s College of Engineering has been selected to receive a $600,000 grant that will allow faculty in multiple departments to study aerodynamics phenomena over a three-year period. The Department of Defense award will support research efforts by faculty in the university’s Aerospace Science Engineering