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It's Safer to be a Cop in the U.S. Today than 50 Years Ago

By | April 10, 2019

A study analyzing police officer deaths from 1970 to 2016 shows that despite more violent crimes, the hazards of policing have dramatically declined since 1970 with a 75 percent drop in line-of-duty deaths.

New Tool Gauges Rural, Older Adults' Alzheimer's Knowledge

By | April 8, 2019

Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing have developed the "Basic Knowledge of Alzheimer's Disease" survey to measure and assess Alzheimer's knowledge in rural and underserved communities

Researchers Join Forces to Treat Stroke

By | April 1, 2019

Researchers from FAU and Boca Raton Regional Hospital have joined forces to take treatment options for stroke to the next level by combining a breakthrough interventional procedure with a novel drug compound.

Alarming Surges of Firearm Deaths in School-age Children

By | March 21, 2019

Researchers in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine examined trends of deaths from firearms among U.S. schoolchildren from 1999 to 2017, and found that 38,942 firearm-related deaths occurred in 5 to 18 year olds.

Children with Autism Are 'In-tune' With Mom's Feelings

By | March 20, 2019

A study assessing the ability of children with and without autism spectrum disorder to recognize facial emotions in familiar faces shows no differences in these two groups of children.

NSF CAREER Award Aimed at Key Information in Emergencies

By | March 20, 2019

A $500,011 NSF grant awarded to a researcher in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science will focus on evacuation route planning, resource assignment, and transportation resilience.

Machines Predict Recovery Time from a Sports Concussion

By | March 7, 2019

Scientists in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and collaborators are teaching machines to predict recovery time from sports-related concussions based on symptoms like headache and dizziness.

FAU Awarded $3 Million for Dementia Prevention Initiative

By | March 5, 2019

A leading neuroscientist in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received a $3 million grant from The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation to expand the reach and scope of the Dementia Prevention Initiative.

They're Back! Scientists Now Have Intimate Shark 'Diaries'

By | February 26, 2019

Annual blacktip shark migration is in full force as thousands of them head south. A radio and satellite sensor is capturing detailed information and providing data from these "shark diaries."

Radio-tracking Dolphins Reveals Details About Their Behavior

By | February 21, 2019

The most extensive radio-tracking effort of Indian River Lagoon bottlenose dolphins, reveals new information about how they use their habitats, spend their time, and interact with their own species.