Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science Test Effectiveness of Facemasks and Social Distancing
Research from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, just published in the journal Physics of Fluids , demonstrates through visualization of emulated coughs and sneezes, a method to assess the effectiveness of facemasks in obstructing droplets. The rationale behind the recommendation for using masks or other face coverings is to reduce the risk of cross-infection via the transmission of respiratory droplets from infected to healthy individuals.... more
LIKE HUMANS, BELUGA WHALES FORM SOCIAL NETWORKS BEYOND FAMILY TIES
A groundbreaking study using molecular genetic techniques and field studies brings together decades of research into the complex relationships among beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) that spans 10 locations across the Arctic from Alaska to Canada and Russia to Norway. ... more
TELEHEALTH IS A KEY TOOL FOR TREATING COVID-19 PATIENTS
Rural hospitals are more likely than urban facilities to have access to telehealth, a once-underused service that now is playing a key role in treating coronavirus patients, according to research by two health administration professors in Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business.... more
Grant from Community Foundation of Broward will pay for 3D printers and supplies.
A researcher from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators are the first to uncover the role kinship plays in complex groupings and relationships of beluga whales in 10 locations across the Arctic.
Using same-day traffic volumes for March 2019 and March 2020 across Florida, researchers examined the relationship of key governmental requests for public isolation and travel limitations.
Kelly Shannon, associate professor of history and Chastain-Johnston Middle Eastern Studies Distinguished Professor in Peace Studies, is the new director of the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative.
Florida Atlantic University has named Justin Perry, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College.
FAU residents physicians graduate 'virtually' from emergency medicine, internal medicine, general surgery and fellowship programs, creating a critical pipeline for South Florida's healthcare workforce.
Florida Atlantic University Pine Jog Environmental Education Center took a new approach this year to honor winners of its 2020 Green Schools Awards.
The Osher LLI at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter will bring together Johns Hopkins Medicine experts for a virtual lectures series, "Healthy Aging and Your Brain Series," via Zoom webinars.
The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® today announced that Diowave Laser Systems has relocated its headquarters and clinic to join the Research Park at FAU as its newest tenant.
Florida Atlantic University has officially announced a $1.125 million gift from The Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation.
Why 6 feet may not be enough to protect yourself from coronavirus
You may not realize just how far tiny particles can travel in the air when you sneeze, cough, or even talk. NBC’s Kerry Sanders takes an in-depth look at the science behind the 6-foot social distancing rule.... more