NEWS ARCHIVE


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.

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 Announces 2020 'Frontiers in Science' Public Lecture Series

By | January 15, 2020

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will host its 2020 "Frontiers in Science" series with seven different lectures on Fridays, beginning Jan. 17 through April 3.

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.

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.

First-Generation Graduate, 18, Earns Degree in Neuroscience/Behavior

By | December 12, 2019

At just 18 years old, Jessica Baran is the first person in her family to be born in the United States and will be the first to earn a college degree.

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.

FAU Awarded $1.68 Million from Florida Division of Emergency Management

By | November 25, 2019

FAU’s College of Engineering and Computer Science and Florida Division of Emergency Management project will create a framework for flood risk management.