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Machines Predict Recovery Time from a Sports Concussion

By | March 7, 2019

Scientists in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and collaborators are teaching machines to predict recovery time from sports-related concussions based on symptoms like headache and dizziness.

FAU Awarded $3 Million for Dementia Prevention Initiative

By | March 5, 2019

A leading neuroscientist in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received a $3 million grant from The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation to expand the reach and scope of the Dementia Prevention Initiative.

They're Back! Scientists Now Have Intimate Shark 'Diaries'

By | February 26, 2019

Annual blacktip shark migration is in full force as thousands of them head south. A radio and satellite sensor is capturing detailed information and providing data from these "shark diaries."

Radio-tracking Dolphins Reveals Details About Their Behavior

By | February 21, 2019

The most extensive radio-tracking effort of Indian River Lagoon bottlenose dolphins, reveals new information about how they use their habitats, spend their time, and interact with their own species.

Goliath Groupers May Be Key to Undersea National Security

By | February 20, 2019

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded FAU's Harbor Branch up to $5 million to detect undersea threats. The stealthy and exceptionally large Goliath grouper is the focus of this project.

FAU Awarded $450,000 from NSF for Quantum Computer Security

By | February 15, 2019

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science is collaborating with George Mason University and the University of South Florida to thwart attacks on quantum computers.

From Selfies to Self-diagnosing Disease with Smartphones

By | February 14, 2019

Scientists from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a cell phone imaging algorithm that makes a smartphone camera as powerful as spectroscopy, a device used in scientific research.

Study Examines Aspirin Use to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

By | February 7, 2019

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers examined if high risk patients with advanced colorectal polyps reported taking aspirin to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer and the recurrence of advanced polyps.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T? LGBT Views on Police Legitimacy and Authority

By | January 29, 2019

A new study examines the relationship between fairness and perceived respect of the police-citizen encounter and willingness to recognize police authority among a historically marginalized population.

FAU Develops 'State of Downtown West Palm Beach' Report

By | January 24, 2019

FAU's Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions teamed up with the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority on a comprehensive metrics report to track progress and expansion in downtown over time.