We all do it; we all need it - humans and animals alike. The tiny Mexican cavefish is shedding light on how sleep evolves and how human brains could evolve to require very little sleep, just like the cavefish.
About the size of a tablet, a portable device that could be used in many settings like an airport, may hold the key to detecting the Zika virus accurately, rapidly and inexpensively using just a saliva sample.
One of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students begs to differ with the adage, "sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can't hurt me."
A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge is showing potent antibacterial activity against the drug resistant bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus also called the "super bug."
Using remote sensing cameras and sound recorders, FAU scientists are the first to capture rare video footage of a newly discovered population of critically endangered monkeys in a remote region in the world.
Researchers from FAU and Sancilio and Company, Inc. are collaborating to develop a treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa, an inherited disease that causes severe progressive vision impairment and blindness.
There is limited research and only anecdotal evidence suggesting that the public supports the use of body-worn cameras in policing. A new study reveals general public perceptions with some unexpected results.
Alana Edwards served on review panels to select applications submitted to the Department of Defense to decide how the $5 million appropriated by Congress will be spent on future tick-borne disease research.
Researchers from FAU and Harvard address the possible but unproven link between statins and diabetes and emphasize that the link to diabetes is questionable and inconsequential.
The first study to examine the effects of chair yoga on pain and physical function in older adults with osteoarthritis is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life.