Fundraiser supporting research to be broadcast on Facebook Live
JUPITER, FL – Jan. 19, 2019 – Imagine feeling constant hunger so intense that it’s akin to starvation. Children with Prader-Willi syndrome have a specific type of genetic damage to chromosome 15 that causes them to experience that frantic feeling of starvation around the clock. No matter how much they eat, they never feel satisfied. Equally tragic, all of the ailments associated with overeating—including obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease—go hand-in-hand with Prader-Willi syndrome, and can lead to a shortened lifespan.
JUPITER, Fla. - The ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival is proud to announce that renowned pop surrealism artist Derek Gores has been selected as this year's ArtiGras commemorative poster artist. Gores will be creating a collage using recycled magazines, maps and all sorts of paper from South Florida locales to Artist Derek Gores create this unique work of art for ArtiGras. The poster will be unveiled on January 10 at the ArtiGras Kickoff Party.
JUPITER, FL – NOV. 30, 2018 –Neurons communicate with each other by exchanging gifts — molecules that pass back and forth across the synapse in tiny packages called synaptic vesicles. A team from Scripps Research has shown that the number of these vesicles, not only the number of synapses, plays an important role in how neurons share information. Moreover, increases in the number of vesicles at specific types of synapses lead to better memory formation.
Want to help your little one grow to be a healthy eater while also helping their brain development? Then look no further than a simple vegetable garden. Yes. Growing food can be an important tool for encouraging children to eat a healthy and balanced diet.
The Martinique neighborhood, with the support of their HOA Board of Directors, held a community Halloween party on Sunday, October 28th. There were plenty of games (including goblin golf, ring tosses, bean bag tosses, sack races, mummy wrap, etc.), Halloween crafts and tattoos, as well as a photo area. Residents wore some amazing costumes and brought fantastic food to share.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL—Oct 16, 2018—Saying his discoveries had “launched a new front in the war on disease,” Florida’s statewide biotechnology industry organization, BioFlorida, today named Scripps Research Chemistry Professor Matthew Disney, PhD, the 2018 Weaver H. Gaines Entrepreneur of the Year. “We are pleased to present Matthew D. Disney, Ph.D. with this award for his contributions to the Florida life sciences industry and his ongoing passion and commitment to find cures for those facing rare diseases, such as ALS,” says Nancy K. Bryan, president and CEO of BioFlorida.
"Plastic never goes away, plastic costs billions to abate." It is estimated that over 500 million straws are used by Americans each day and did you know that in Florida, we do not have a facility that can properly recycle straws? Therefore, no straws used in our great state are recycled.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the spring semester, which begins Wednesday, March 14.
Taught by FAU professors and distinguished guest lecturers, course offerings include such varied subjects as foreign policy, political science, film, music, art history and literature. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute was established to provide adults of all ages the opportunity to enrich their lives through non-credit, university-level courses with no homework or tests.