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Latest Research Articles

Most Rehabilitating Sea Turtles with Infectious Tumors Don't Survive

By | January 22, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch researchers examined survival rates of green sea turtles with fibropapillomatosis in rehab facilities in the southeastern U.S. and found that 75 percent did not survive.

New Test Detects Harmful Algal Blooms Toxin Exposure in Human Urine

By | January 16, 2020

FAU's Harbor Branch collaborated with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test a newly developed method that can detect even low-dose human exposure to harmful algal blooms in human urine.

FAU Research Reveals Internet Crime Becoming More Sophisticated

By | January 16, 2020

Internet crimes are becoming more sophisticated and persistent in Florida and several of America's other most populous states.

It's 2020: Time to Teach Teens 'Safe' Sexting Researchers Say

By | January 15, 2020

FAU cyberbullying expert provides safe sexting tips so teens can avoid significant and long-term consequences, such as humiliation, extortion, victimization, reputational damage, and even criminal charges.

Calculated Surprise Leads to Groundbreaking Neuroscience Discovery

By | January 13, 2020

Neuroscientists used functional magnetic resonance imaging to provide insights into the role of the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex as a component network of brain regions that support motivated behavior.

Immersive Simulator Tests 'Trust' Between Humans and Self-driving Cars

By | January 9, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has developed a unique immersive simulator that provides a convincingly lifelike virtual reality simulation to test trust between humans and self-driving cars.

Partnership Will Help 6,000 Students Have a Smoother College Commute

By | December 18, 2019

FAU has received $375,000 from The Kresge Foundation to lead a first-time transportation collaboration to improve southeast Florida's transit ecosystem for college students.

Study Examines Fish Consumption and Mercury Exposure in Pregnant Women

By | December 16, 2019

A study by FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute evaluated fish consumption, sources, risk, knowledge and hair mercury concentrations in pregnant women in coastal Florida.

FAU and GSU Partner to Help Families Affected by Addiction

By | December 10, 2019

FAU and Georgia State University have partnered on a program to assist children and families affected by addiction and have received a $2.64 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Migraine Headaches? Consider Aspirin for Treatment and Prevention

By | December 3, 2019

A review from researchers in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine supports the use of high dose aspirin to treat acute migraine as well as low dose daily aspirin to prevent recurrent attacks.