NEWS ARCHIVE


How Dolphins and Whales Fight Disease Threats

By | October 10, 2018

A groundbreaking study from FAU's Harbor Branch reveals how dolphins, whales and other cetaceans compete for survival in an evolutionary "arms race" with changing pathogenic threats like Red Tide.

Study Pinpoints Pathway Impacting Autism Features

By | October 8, 2018

A team of FAU scientists has uncovered a brain-signaling pathway that can be pharmacologically manipulated in genetically engineered mice to reverse an autism-related pathway.

Shark Researcher Receives Leon H. Charney Foundation Gift

By | September 25, 2018

An internationally renowned scientist at FAU will collaborate with researchers from the University of Haifa in Israel on shark research in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.

Past Memory Cues Help People Juggle Pieces of Information

By | September 6, 2018

A study using EEG suggests that the brain has several different mechanisms to help boost memory performance following a sudden change in the priority or relevance of a given piece of information.

Manmade Mangroves Could Address Threats to Coastal Areas

By | August 29, 2018

With threats of sea level rise and other natural disasters, researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science are turning to nature to create bioinspired materials that mimic mangrove trees.

Researcher Examines Bilingual Development in Children

By | August 23, 2018

Bilingual children from immigrant families should not be expected to be two monolinguals in one. It takes them longer to learn two languages at once compared to just one, but a researcher says, "Don't worry."

In Teen Friendships, Misery Does Love Company

By | August 20, 2018

A study that examined anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, and submissiveness found that teens with similar levels of anxiety and depression are more likely to remain friends from one year to the next.

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., to Lead FAU's Harbor Branch

By | August 10, 2018

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., an internationally renowned researcher and a leading oceanographer, has been named executive director of FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

Scientist Receives Grant for Cancer Metastasis Research

By | August 8, 2018

A leading FAU scientist has received $708,044 from the Florida Department of Health to identify what contributes to the ability of tumor cells to move through the body and find other places to "set up shop."

NSF Grant Will Support Health Care Delivery Network Systems

By | August 1, 2018

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $599,983 NSF research grant for data mining models and algorithms for complex dynamic information networks for health care delivery.