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Drifter or Homebody? Study Reveals Where Whitespotted Eagle Rays Roam

By | February 23, 2021

Researchers from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators conducted the first multiyear study of large-scale movements of whitespotted eagle rays in U.S. waters using acoustic telemetry networks.

Cone Snail Venom Shows Potential for Treating Severe Malaria

By | February 18, 2021

A study by researchers at FAU and collaborators finds anti-adhesion drugs derived from cone snail venom may hold the key to treating malaria, COVID-19, AIDS and other diseases using blockage therapies.

FAU Launches COVID-19 Registry and Repository to Advance Research

By | February 15, 2021

FAU has launched a registry and repository to contribute to new discoveries and knowledge related COVID-19 and is currently enrolling participants with prior documented positive test reports.

Employment Outlook Tied to Vaccine Rollouts, but Recovery May be Slow

By | February 11, 2021

The U.S. employment picture is gradually improving, but still unclear is whether COVID-19 vaccines will dramatically change consumer habits enough to realize a full economic recovery in the near-term.

Depressed Moms Who Breastfeed Boost Babies' Mood and Mutual Touch

By | February 10, 2021

A study using EEG is the first to show that feeding method (breastfeeding and/or bottle-feeding) in depressed and non-depressed mothers boosts infants' mood, neuroprotection and mutual affectionate touch.

Mean or Nice? These Traits Could Make or Break a Child's Friendships

By | February 9, 2021

An FAU study is the first to use longitudinal data to examine the interplay between being nice, being mean and friendship quality and experiences among children in fourth, fifth and sixth grades.

Digital Health Divide Runs Deep in Older Racial and Ethnic Minorities

By | February 3, 2021

Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing have identified factors and reasons for digital health disparities in older adults, which have important implications for COVID-19 vaccinations.

FAU Earns National Recognition for Diversity in Engineering

By | January 28, 2021

The American Society of Engineering Education has recognized the College of Engineering and Computer Science as a national leader in diversity in engineering for its commitment to inclusive excellence.

Crunch! 'Shell-crushing' Sounds Revealed in a Large Marine Predator

By | January 26, 2021

FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators are the first to quantify "shell-crushing" consumption noises in a large marine predator using the whitespotted eagle ray.

FAU Video Tech Inventions Acquired by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

By | January 21, 2021

A new, patent-pending video compression technology developed by researchers in the College of Engineering and Computer Science was recently acquired by Japanese industry giant Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.