In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a cutting-edge way to gauge the condition of aging timber railroad bridges.
The "Dementia Prevention Initiative" abandons generalized methods used to research and treat Alzheimer's disease. The secret weapon: a novel "N-of-1 design" that personalizes medicine down to a single patient.
A $2.3 million National Institutes of Health grant will help FAU neuroscientists to continue research to better understand and treat several neuropsychiatric disorders including depression and autism.
A new study is the first to show the link between psychological distress and paid sick leave among U.S. workers and illuminates the effects of exacerbated stress on Americans without paid sick leave.
By combining microbiology with engineering technologies, researchers are developing a novel 3D model to study malaria-infected placenta, and have received a $400,000 NIH grant to develop this microsensor.
A researcher in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and collaborators are the first to compare the long-term course of weight across different psychotic disorders in a newly published report.
An ocean exploration led by FAU's Harbor Branch with scientists from the U.S. and Cuba has explored never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs during a month-long circumnavigation of the entire coast of Cuba.
Researchers are "counting cars" to improve traffic on overcrowded roads. And with more than 263 million passenger vehicles in the U.S. and more than 14 million vehicles in Florida alone, this is no small feat.
An innovative yet simple and inexpensive approach using a guide for residents in nursing homes and their families could have a dramatic impact nationwide on health care savings, morbidity and quality of life.
A new study shows that it's not just what or how much you eat that matters. Smelling food in addition to consuming calories could influence the aging process and provide clues for a longer lifespan.