An FAU study shows that when food is scarce, monarch butterfly caterpillars go from peaceful feeders to aggressive fighters. The results look something like a combination of boxing and "bumper" cars.
FAU is giving everyone the chance to cast their votes (again), but this time for the best images captured by its researchers in a contest that highlights work from across all of FAU's 10 colleges.
The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU recently competed in the virtual National Model United Nations competition and finished first overall out of 43 competing universities and received seven awards.
FAU scientists studied songbirds' gut microbiome and have identified potentially critical bacteria affecting cognition and performance.
A few fish, like Mexican cavefish, have evolved in unique environments without predators. A study on escape evolution reveals vast differences in startle reflex responses between cavefish populations.
The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has launched a new certificate program for nurse practitioners to enable them to provide high-quality, holistic care for their patients with dermatological conditions.
A retrospective cross-sectional study by FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers and collaborators, shows that information in electronic health records may help identify patients with opioid use disorder.
FAU's A.D. Henderson University School has been ranked the No. 2 Best Public Elementary School and the No. 11 Best Public Middle School in America by Niche.
For the first time since 2014, a Florida Atlantic University student has taken first-place honors and a $10,000 cash prize in Florida Venture Forum's Statewide Collegiate Startup Competition.
FAU will celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with a series of virtual events for students and staff beginning Thursday, Oct. 8 through Wednesday, Oct. 28 at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses.