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FAU Develops 'State of Downtown West Palm Beach' Report

By | January 24, 2019

FAU's Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions teamed up with the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority on a comprehensive metrics report to track progress and expansion in downtown over time.

Born to Run: Just Not on Cocaine

By | January 16, 2019

FAU neuroscientists and collaborators found a surprising response to cocaine in a novel strain of mutant mice - they failed to show hyperactivity seen in normal mice when given cocaine and didn't run around.

Florida's First NSF-funded AI and Deep Learning Laboratory

By | January 10, 2019

Led by researchers in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, FAU will establish Florida's first NSF-funded Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Training and Research Laboratory.

Study First to Examine Osteoarthritis and Risk of Death

By | January 8, 2019

Researchers are the first to study the differences in the risk of death associated with osteoarthritis involving 51,983 Americans who were followed for up to 20 years and reveals some unexpected results.

Who's Tougher? Baby Sharks or Daddy Sharks?

By | January 3, 2019

One would assume that since humans and many animals tend to get stiffer and perhaps tougher as they reach adulthood, the same would be true for sharks. FAU and NOAA scientists set out to test this hypothesis.

FAU Awarded More than $1.1 Million for Alzheimer's Research

By | December 19, 2018

FAU Brain Institute fellows have received more than $1.1 million from the Florida Department of Health's Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer's Disease Research Program.

'Eavesdropping' on Groupers' Mating Calls Key to Survival

By | December 12, 2018

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and FAU's Harbor Branch have developed a novel technique to identify groupers by their sounds or grouper calls using deep neural networks.

Type of Exercise Halts Cognitive Decline in Obese People

By | December 10, 2018

FAU researchers have discovered what might be an effective strategy to prevent and combat cognitive dysfunction in obese individuals using an effective form of exercise - high-intensity interval exercise.

Laws to Curb Use of Cell Phones Save Lives of Motorcyclists

By | December 5, 2018

Laws to ban or curb drivers' use of cell phones and other handheld devices have greatly reduced the rate of fatalities for motorcyclists, according to a new study by faculty at FAU and the University of Miami.

Innovative Stroke Treatment Leads to Patent Applications

By | November 29, 2018

An innovative agent that has been used for decades to treat alcohol-use disorder is showing real promise for the treatment of stroke and has resulted in a U.S. patent application for a neuroscientist at FAU.