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International citizen-scientists live on campus, research microplastics in waterways at JU Marine Science Research Institute

CISV IPP Plastics1They’re in everything from disintegrating water bottles and weathered synthetic clothing to facial scrubs and even, until recently, some toothpastes. Microplastics and their smaller cousin, microbeads, can eventually end up in our water, and have helped create huge swaths of …

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Health Sciences Dean Dr. Christine Sapienza wins ‘Woman of Influence’ award

Dr. Christine Sapienza, Dean of Jacksonville University’s Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, is already known worldwide for her clinical trials on airway protection, mentoring thousands of students and clinicians, initiating community outreach on voice and respiratory rehabilitation and …

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RIVER LIFE: Water is anything but simple

Last month’s River Life column discussed how temperature affects the marvelous diversity of life that occurs in the St. Johns River.

Everything from those charismatic megafauna that everyone loves: sharks, dolphins and manatees; to the huge diversity of freshwater, estuarine

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