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Why Women are Less Likely than Men to Start New Ventures

By | August 29, 2019

A new study by faculty at Florida Atlantic University and Eastern Michigan University explores the cultural factors that may explain why this gender gap exists and varies widely in countries around the world.

'Dream Team' Awarded $1.1 Million for Blind Mexican Cavefish Research

By | August 29, 2019

FAU researchers have received a $1.1 million NSF grant to develop powerful transgenic tools and gene-editing technologies in the blind Mexican cavefish to significantly advance it as a research model system.

Millennials, Think You're Digitally Better Than Us? Yes, Says Science

By | August 28, 2019

A study by FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is one of the first to examine the information technology switching prowess phenomenon in the "Net Generation," revealing some surprising results.

Scientist Lands $1.7 Million NIH Grant for Tissue Engineering Approach

By | August 27, 2019

A leading scientist in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received a grant for a research project that offers hope for eye disease and regenerative medicine using a novel tissue engineering approach.

FAU PhD Project to Create First Online Comanche Dictionary

By | August 26, 2019

Ph.D. student Kathryn Pewenofkit Briner, D.M.A. (Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache descent), added to her research this summer at the Smithsonian.

Another Way Dogs Help the Military; Aeromedical Patient Evacuations

By | August 22, 2019

A study by FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has demonstrated the feasibility and efficacy of animal-assisted interventions to reduce stress in a military setting.

Who's a 'Good Boy?' Astro, FAU's Smart Robodog That's Who

By | August 14, 2019

What would you get if you combined Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa with Boston Dynamic's quadruped robot? You'd get "Astro," the four-legged seeing and hearing intelligent robodog.

FAU, USDA Partner to Boost Domestic Production of Farm-raised Fish

By | August 7, 2019

The USDA and FAU Harbor Branch aquaculture team will develop novel technologies to supply warm water marine fish seedstocks to help initiate a project that will boost the nation's aquaculture industry.

Sleep Interrupted: What's Keeping Us Up at Night?

By | August 6, 2019

A researcher from FAU and collaborators conducted one of the largest longitudinal sleep studies on evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine in an African-American cohort.

Parents' Mental Illness and Suicide Risk in Adults with Tinnitus

By | July 31, 2019

A study is the first to examine childhood parental mental illness and the link to suicide and self-harm in adults with tinnitus, noise or ringing in the ears, and hyperacusis, extreme sensitivity to noise.