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Another Way Dogs Help the Military; Aeromedical Patient Evacuations

By | August 22, 2019

A study by FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has demonstrated the feasibility and efficacy of animal-assisted interventions to reduce stress in a military setting.

Who's a 'Good Boy?' Astro, FAU's Smart Robodog That's Who

By | August 14, 2019

What would you get if you combined Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa with Boston Dynamic's quadruped robot? You'd get "Astro," the four-legged seeing and hearing intelligent robodog.

FAU, USDA Partner to Boost Domestic Production of Farm-raised Fish

By | August 7, 2019

The USDA and FAU Harbor Branch aquaculture team will develop novel technologies to supply warm water marine fish seedstocks to help initiate a project that will boost the nation's aquaculture industry.

Sleep Interrupted: What's Keeping Us Up at Night?

By | August 6, 2019

A researcher from FAU and collaborators conducted one of the largest longitudinal sleep studies on evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine in an African-American cohort.

Parents' Mental Illness and Suicide Risk in Adults with Tinnitus

By | July 31, 2019

A study is the first to examine childhood parental mental illness and the link to suicide and self-harm in adults with tinnitus, noise or ringing in the ears, and hyperacusis, extreme sensitivity to noise.

Accidental Infant Deaths in Bed Tripled from 1999 to 2016 in the U.S.

By | July 24, 2019

A study by FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine shows that infant deaths from accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed tripled between 1999 and 2016 in the U.S. with increases in racial inequalities.

FAU's Charles Yang Honored for Article Analyzing Medicare Advantage

By | July 17, 2019

Yang and his co-authors were invited to present their research on Medicare savings and Data Envelopment Analysis approaches to Medicare cost efficiency at the 2019 health meeting of the Society of Actuaries.

Nationwide Study on Teen 'Sexting' Has Good News, Bad News

By | July 17, 2019

The good news is that adolescent sexting is not at epidemic levels as reported in some media headlines. The bad news is that it also has not decreased despite preventive efforts by educators and others.

Thirty Years of Unique Data Reveal What's Really Killing Coral Reefs

By | July 15, 2019

A long-term study by FAU's Harbor Branch shows that the coral bleaching problem is not just due to a warming planet, but also a planet that is simultaneously being enriched with reactive nitrogen.

Neuroscientists Find Novel Role for 'Skin Plumping' Molecule

By | July 11, 2019

Neuroscientists have discovered a novel mechanism and role in the brain for hyaluronic acid -- a clear, gooey substance popularized by cosmetic and skin care products.