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Very Hungry and Angry, Caterpillars Head-butt to Get What They Want

By | November 19, 2020

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 Announces Largest Gift in School's History

By | November 17, 2020

Florida Atlantic University officially announced today that it has received its largest gift in school history - a $20 million gift from benefactors Kurt and Marilyn Wallach.

FAU Again Rates Among Nation's Best Programs for Entrepreneur Studies

By | November 17, 2020

Florida Atlantic University's College of Business improved its standing among top programs for entrepreneurship studies, according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review.

FAU and Memorial Healthcare System Establish Research Partnership

By | November 16, 2020

FAU and Memorial Healthcare System have formed a research partnership, which combines their expertise and resources in clinical research, clinical trials, basic research and translational biomedical research.

Study: Travelers Care More About Customer Reviews Than Low Prices

By | November 12, 2020

Operators of hotels and short-term rental properties looking to build back business hampered by the coronavirus pandemic shouldn't worry about low prices as much as customer opinions, according to a new study.

What's That Growing on Your Face Mask?

By | November 9, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researcher has developed a novel device to conveniently sanitize contaminated masks and other items at home or at work and has received a provisional patent for the technology.

Herbert Weissbach Receives BioFlorida's 'Lifetime Achievement Award'

By | November 3, 2020

FAU's Herbert Weissbach, Ph.D., received BioFlorida's "Lifetime Achievement Award," reserved to recognize outstanding industry leadership and significant contributions throughout an individual's career.

Remdesivir for COVID-19: FDA Approved but Still Unproven

By | October 29, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers reviewed the most reliable data from remdesivir randomized trials. In a commentary, they conclude that effective public health strategies are more urgently needed.

Biden Maintains Slim Advantage on Trump Across Florida

By | October 27, 2020

Democratic nominee Joe Biden holds a slight edge over U.S. President Donald Trump among likely Florida voters.

Opioid Use Disorder? Electronic Health Records Help Pinpoint Patients

By | October 21, 2020

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.