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Novel Study Identifies Three Distinct Types of Teen Popularity

By | September 18, 2019

A new study finds three distinct types of teen popularity: prosocial popular; aggressive popular; and bistrategic popular or Machiavellian. Loved and feared, Machiavellian-like teens were the most popular.

New Method Reveals Effects of Mechanical Fatigue on Biological Cells

By | September 17, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers developed a method to measure the effects of mechanical fatigue on biological cells using microfluidics and amplitude-modulated electro-deformation.

Antibiotic Resistance Surges in Dolphins, Mirroring Humans

By | September 16, 2019

FAU Harbor Branch researchers and collaborators conducted a long-term study examining 13 years of antibiotic resistance trends in wild Bottlenose dolphins in Florida's Indian River Lagoon.

It's About More People in Fewer Vehicles, Not Self-driving Cars

By | September 10, 2019

Despite the current fascination with the concept of self-driving cars, a researcher at FAU says that they may not be a solution for sustainability and reducing traffic congestion.

Index Shows Downward Pressure on Demand for Homeownership Lessening

By | September 10, 2019

Downward pressure on the demand for homeownership is lessening in major housing markets as the United States nears the peak in the current housing cycle, according to the latest index produced by FAU and FIU.

'Dream Team' Awarded $1.1 Million for Blind Mexican Cavefish Research

By | August 29, 2019

FAU researchers have received a $1.1 million NSF grant to develop powerful transgenic tools and gene-editing technologies in the blind Mexican cavefish to significantly advance it as a research model system.

Why Women are Less Likely than Men to Start New Ventures

By | August 29, 2019

A new study by faculty at Florida Atlantic University and Eastern Michigan University explores the cultural factors that may explain why this gender gap exists and varies widely in countries around the world.

Millennials, Think You're Digitally Better Than Us? Yes, Says Science

By | August 28, 2019

A study by FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is one of the first to examine the information technology switching prowess phenomenon in the "Net Generation," revealing some surprising results.

Scientist Lands $1.7 Million NIH Grant for Tissue Engineering Approach

By | August 27, 2019

A leading scientist in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received a grant for a research project that offers hope for eye disease and regenerative medicine using a novel tissue engineering approach.

FAU PhD Project to Create First Online Comanche Dictionary

By | August 26, 2019

Ph.D. student Kathryn Pewenofkit Briner, D.M.A. (Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache descent), added to her research this summer at the Smithsonian.