NEWS ARCHIVE


Accidental Infant Deaths in Bed Tripled from 1999 to 2016 in the U.S.

By | July 24, 2019

A study by FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine shows that infant deaths from accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed tripled between 1999 and 2016 in the U.S. with increases in racial inequalities.

Nationwide Study on Teen 'Sexting' Has Good News, Bad News

By | July 17, 2019

The good news is that adolescent sexting is not at epidemic levels as reported in some media headlines. The bad news is that it also has not decreased despite preventive efforts by educators and others.

FAU's Charles Yang Honored for Article Analyzing Medicare Advantage

By | July 17, 2019

Yang and his co-authors were invited to present their research on Medicare savings and Data Envelopment Analysis approaches to Medicare cost efficiency at the 2019 health meeting of the Society of Actuaries.

Thirty Years of Unique Data Reveal What's Really Killing Coral Reefs

By | July 15, 2019

A long-term study by FAU's Harbor Branch shows that the coral bleaching problem is not just due to a warming planet, but also a planet that is simultaneously being enriched with reactive nitrogen.

Neuroscientists Find Novel Role for 'Skin Plumping' Molecule

By | July 11, 2019

Neuroscientists have discovered a novel mechanism and role in the brain for hyaluronic acid -- a clear, gooey substance popularized by cosmetic and skin care products.

Teens 'Mocked' by Parents at Greater Risk for Bullying, Victimization

By | July 9, 2019

A unique longitudinal study provides a more complete understanding of how parents' belittling and critical interactions with adolescents thwart their ability to maintain positive relationships with peers.

Scientists Discover World's Largest Seaweed Bloom

By | July 5, 2019

A researcher from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is among a team of scientists who discovered the world's largest seaweed bloom, which spans from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico.

Dramatic Differences in Tests Assessing Preschoolers' Language Skills

By | July 2, 2019

A study by a researcher in FAU's College of Education and collaborators examined language outcomes of children born preterm and full-term using different tests.

FAU Receives $1.5 Million HRSA Nursing Grant for Military Veterans

By | June 26, 2019

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has received a $1.5 million HRSA grant to form a primary care workforce of veteran nurses to care for other military veterans in rural and underserved communities.

AI Could be 'Game Changer' in Detecting, Managing Alzheimer's

By | June 25, 2019

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, SIVOTEC Analytics, and collaborators have introduced machine learning as a new tactic in assessing cognitive brain health and managing patient care.