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Researchers Take Body Armor to the Next Level with High Energy Fibers

By | February 3, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science received $569,482 from Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office to develop advanced fibers to enhance the performance of military helmets and body armor.

Study Shows New Way to Treat Stroke Using an Already FDA-Approved Drug

By | January 29, 2020

Researchers from FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine are the first to report on the neuroprotective properties of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, an already FDA-approved drug.

Genetic Testing in Diverse Young Breast Cancer Patients over a Decade

By | January 28, 2020

Researchers examined racial and ethnic differences in genetic testing frequency and results among diverse breast cancer patients diagnosed at age 50 or younger from January 2007 to December 2017.

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.

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.

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.

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.