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FAU Awarded $5.3 Million to Detect Cognitive Change in Older Drivers

By | September 30, 2020

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and collaborators have received a $5.3 million NIH grant to detect cognitive change in older drivers using rapidly available and discreet in-vehicle sensors.

Gulf of Mexico Mission: 'Ocean Blue Holes Are Not Created Equal'

By | September 23, 2020

A team of scientists from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators recently explored the depths of the "Green Banana" Blue Hole thanks to gutsy scuba divers and an innovative 500-pound autonomous benthic lander.

Study: Tepid Home Prices May Reflect Waning Interest in New York City

By | September 23, 2020

Is living in the New York metropolitan area losing its appeal? It's entirely possible, say researchers at Florida Atlantic and Florida International universities.

Florida Housing Markets Overpriced as Buyers Stay Busy During Pandemic

By | September 17, 2020

Housing markets in eight of 10 key metro areas of Florida are overpriced as home values continue to climb in much of the state despite the uncertainty created by the pandemic.

FAU Lands $11 Million Contract from U.S. Office of Naval Research

By | September 16, 2020

FAU's Harbor Branch has landed an $11,179,001 contract from the U.S. Office of Naval Research to develop a next-generation bathyphotometer sensor for natural oceanic bioluminescence assessments.

Mapping Cavefish Brains Leads to Origin of Behavioral Evolution

By | September 16, 2020

A study is the first to look inside the brains of cavefish with millimeter resolution and show how individual neurons and brain regions that drive complex behaviors, including sleep and feeding have evolved.

Trump Gains on Biden in Florida, Making Battleground State a Dead Heat

By | September 15, 2020

After falling behind Democratic nominee Joe Biden in May, U.S. President Donald Trump has surged back into a virtual dead heat in the battleground Sunshine State.

High-risk Patients for Colorectal Cancer Lack Colonoscopy Knowledge

By | September 14, 2020

An FAU Schmidt College of Medicine study shows a lack of knowledge of patients with biopsy proven advanced colorectal polyps about their need for repeat colonoscopy and the proper surveillance interval.

FAU Awarded $2.4 Million NSF Grant to Train Data Scientists

By | September 10, 2020

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team at FAU will train graduate students in data science technologies and applications.

Mindfulness with Paced Breathing and Lowering Blood Pressure

By | September 9, 2020

Increased stress may adversely affect health and well-being. FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers and collaborators explore the possibility that mindfulness with paced breathing reduces blood pressure.