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First Study to Show Police Leaders' Thoughts on Body Cameras

By | December 14, 2015

Researchers from FAU and collaborators measured law enforcement leadership attitudes toward police wearing body cameras, and published results of their study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice.

'Your Friends Were Right! Dating Has Changed You'

By | December 2, 2015

Results of a five-year study by FAU researchers tested the hypothesis that adolescents become less similar to their friends and more similar to romantic partners after they start a new romantic relationship.

Study Shows 45 Percent Increase in Death by Law Enforcement

By | December 1, 2015

An FAU analyses of nationwide data on individuals who were killed as a result of legal intervention or law enforcement in the U.S. between 1999 and 2013, shows a 45 percent increase mostly among non-whites.

FAU and SK Telecom Sign Cybersecurity Research Agreement

By | November 30, 2015

FAU and SK Telecom, the largest telecommunications company in South Korea, have entered into a research and education agreement to collaborate on the development of secure communications using quantum physics.

Study Links Mercury in Dolphins to Exposure in Humans

By | November 30, 2015

For the first time, scientists have taken findings from research on marine mammals and applied it to explore potential risks facing humans with regard to mercury exposure.

New Discovery of Fish Camouflage Mechanism in the Ocean

By | November 19, 2015

Researchers from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators have uncovered a new mechanism that fish use to hide in the vast oceans. Results of this new study are published in 'Science'.

First-of-its-kind #FAUTwitterStudy Sheds Light About People

By | November 13, 2015

What can you tell about people and their situations from only 140 characters? Quite a lot according to a new Twitter study. To date, no research has tapped the vast data from social media to study situations.

FAU Neuroscientist Shares Myths and Truths About Alzheimer's

By | November 12, 2015

James E. Galvin, M.D., M.P.H., has developed eight myths and truths about Alzheimer's disease to shed light on this form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

Severe Mental Illness, High Diabetes Risk and Scarce Testing

By | November 12, 2015

FAU neuroscientist John W. Newcomer, M.D., co-authored a new study that showed patients with severe mental illness, who are two to three times more likely to have type 2 diabetes, rarely get tested.

FAU-University MRI Announce Research Partnership

By | November 5, 2015

FAU and University MRI have entered into a joint research agreement to propel the University's focus in the neurosciences and provide researchers with access to the newest imaging technologies available today.

 
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