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Scientist Lands $1.7 Million NIH Grant for Tissue Engineering Approach

By | August 27, 2019

A leading scientist in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received a grant for a research project that offers hope for eye disease and regenerative medicine using a novel tissue engineering approach.

Who's a 'Good Boy?' Astro, FAU's Smart Robodog That's Who

By | August 14, 2019

What would you get if you combined Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa with Boston Dynamic's quadruped robot? You'd get "Astro," the four-legged seeing and hearing intelligent robodog.

Parents' Mental Illness and Suicide Risk in Adults with Tinnitus

By | July 31, 2019

A study is the first to examine childhood parental mental illness and the link to suicide and self-harm in adults with tinnitus, noise or ringing in the ears, and hyperacusis, extreme sensitivity to noise.

Thirty Years of Unique Data Reveal What's Really Killing Coral Reefs

By | July 15, 2019

A long-term study by FAU's Harbor Branch shows that the coral bleaching problem is not just due to a warming planet, but also a planet that is simultaneously being enriched with reactive nitrogen.

Neuroscientists Find Novel Role for 'Skin Plumping' Molecule

By | July 11, 2019

Neuroscientists have discovered a novel mechanism and role in the brain for hyaluronic acid -- a clear, gooey substance popularized by cosmetic and skin care products.

Teens 'Mocked' by Parents at Greater Risk for Bullying, Victimization

By | July 9, 2019

A unique longitudinal study provides a more complete understanding of how parents' belittling and critical interactions with adolescents thwart their ability to maintain positive relationships with peers.

Scientists Discover World's Largest Seaweed Bloom

By | July 5, 2019

A researcher from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is among a team of scientists who discovered the world's largest seaweed bloom, which spans from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico.

AI Could be 'Game Changer' in Detecting, Managing Alzheimer's

By | June 25, 2019

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, SIVOTEC Analytics, and collaborators have introduced machine learning as a new tactic in assessing cognitive brain health and managing patient care.

FAU Receives $1 Million from Rubin and Cindy Gruber

By | June 25, 2019

FAU officially announced a $1 million gift from Rubin and Cindy Gruber to establish The Rubin and Cindy Gruber Sandbox and to support student scholarships through their endowment.

FAU Receives NIH Grant to Develop Rapid, Reliable, Low-cost HIV Test

By | June 20, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science, and Schmidt College of Medicine researchers received a $377,971 National Institutes of Health grant to develop a disposable microchip for HIV testing.