Who's Your Daddy? Good News for Threatened Sea Turtles
Who’s your daddy? No, it’s not a TV clip from “The Jerry Springer Show” to identify who the “real” father is. Rather, it is a groundbreaking study of sea turtle nests and hatchlings using paternity tests to uncover “who are your daddies?”... more
Study Provides First Genetic Insight into the Evolution of Sleep Loss
A new study provides important insight into the evolution of sleep and how we might build a brain that does not need to sleep.... more
Floridians Support Dreamers and are Split on Building a Wall
While 58 percent of Florida voters support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, only 26 percent oppose. Voters by a margin of 47 to 32 percent also support extending the Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Hondurans who were granted temporary rights to live and work in the U.S. after a series of calamities occurred in their countries.... more
FAU researchers are the first to document multiple paternity in sea turtle nests and hatchlings to uncover "who are your daddies?" Results of the study are very good news for this female-biased species.
A new study provides the first genetic insight into the evolution of sleep loss and may explain variation in sleep between animal species, or even between individual people.
Jazmin Campos-Chiodin won the X-Culture Business Proposal Elevator Pitch Award at the 2017 AIB-SE conference in Washington D.C., where students from around the world pitched a business idea in a real elevator.
FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus will host its second annual "Owl Games" fundraising event on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Resources building (SR), 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.
Benjamin R. Childs is not a typical first-year medical student. Before coming to FAU, he was in real estate finance, taught at a public school in Harlem, and volunteered as an EMT for Central Park Medical Unit.
Robinson will present the lecture "Covering the Presidency in the Modern Media Age."
The nominations went to Niki Fridh for best supporting actor in "Most Wanted"; Kent Barrett for best scenic design in "Motherland"; and Karen Stephens for best actress in "Motherland."
The first initiative of the partnership is a Brazilian film series, opening with "Dear Ambassador" - the story of the Brazilian ambassador that saved hundreds of Jews in France during World War II.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University will host the LUNAFEST® Film Festival on Thursday, March 15 at 6 p.m.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received accreditation for its first fellowship in cardiology, which will be based at Delray Medical Center.
Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway® has released the results of its third annual economic impact report.
The Florida SBDC Network, the state's principal provider of small business assistance, and FAU are pleased to announce the selection of Rafael Cruz as the regional director of the Florida SBDC at FAU.
Floridians support permanent legal status for children who were brought illegally to the United States, but Florida voters are split on whether a wall should be built on the U.S. border with Mexico.