You've heard about physician shortages. But, Catholic priests? They are in a similar dilemma with fewer options to retire from their diocese. And, unlike medicine, priesthood is not a lucrative profession.
Almost half of all drivers are over the age of 65. With declining cognitive processes in older adults such as Alzheimer's disease, there is concern for public safety and unsafe driving in this population.
Binge drinking -- almost a rite of passage -- peaks during the college years. So this begs the question, "Are there specific characteristics associated with high-level binge drinking habits in college students?"
A researcher has developed a new device for assisted reproductive technology that can quickly, easily and cost effectively select only the healthiest sperm without causing DNA damage.
A racially and ethnically diverse nursing study examined parents' mental health and personal growth following their child's death in the hospital, and the role of spirituality or religion in helping them cope.
FAU researchers have developed a group of proteins called tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases designed as specific inhibitors of selected MMP targets that could potentially treat osteoarthritis and cancer.
Waseem Asghar, Ph.D. received the award for his work on developing a new diagnostic biosensing platform that could be used to remotely detect and determine treatment options for HIV and other diseases.
A new study shows that since the 1990s, the percentage of adults who accept same-sex behavior has quadrupled, and those who have participated in same-sex experiences has doubled.
Florida Atlantic University's Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College awarded nearly $15,000 in scholarships to 10 students in support of their summer research at FAU and Scripps Florida.
Interactions between primates and bats have poorly documented, and detailed reports have been rare, until now. An FAU study is the first to report implications for animal-human disease transmission.