"How does it 'feel' to interact behaviorally with a machine?" To answer that question, scientists created a virtual partner that can elicit emotional responses from its human partner in real-time.
Professors have evaluated the totality of evidence and conclude that regular physical activity has the closest resemblance to a "magic bullet" to fight the epidemic of obesity and cardiovascular disease.
A $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will enable FAU to install networking infrastructure to amplify its ability to conduct data-intensive science and engineering research.
In what is considered one of the oldest and most important archaeological digs in North America, scientists uncovered what they believe are the bones of a 13,000- to 14,000-year-old extinct species of bison.
Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D., a renowned neuroscientist and leading expert in synaptic pharmacology, neurotransmitter transporters, and neurogenetics, is at the helm of the newly-formed FAU Brain Institute.
Members of the Society of American Archaeologists will visit the Old Vero Site, overseen by FAU Harbor Branch.
FAU recently hosted the Third Sea-level Rise Summit with more than 250 participants in attendance. The conference featured experts from the public and private sectors, as well as scientists and researchers.
Just as parts of South Florida are bracing for potential flooding risks in low-lying areas, FAU is leading efforts to bring together professionals to help identify solutions and develop adaptation pathways.
Just as the sun sets, hundreds of groupers gather at their favorite hangouts along the shelf breaks in the southeast U.S., Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Basin to spawn – and they’re pretty vocal about it.
There are currently no medications available to specifically treat Lewy Body dementia (LBD). FAU's College of Medicine is spearheading the South Florida site for the first U.S. clinical trial for LBD.