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FAU Tech Runway Announces Fourth Class of Companies

By | May 26, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway® has selected its fourth Venture Vintage class of startup and early-stage companies to participate in its business accelerator program.

Study Documents African Monkeys Eating Bats

By | May 24, 2016

Interactions between primates and bats have poorly documented, and detailed reports have been rare, until now. An FAU study is the first to report implications for animal-human disease transmission.

New FAU Board of Trustees Appointments

By | May 17, 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Malcolm J. Dorman, M.D. and reappointed Abdol Moabery to the FAU Board of Trustees.

'Virtual Partner' Elicits Emotional Responses from a Human

By | May 17, 2016

"How does it 'feel' to interact behaviorally with a machine?" To answer that question, scientists created a virtual partner that can elicit emotional responses from its human partner in real-time.

FAU's Theatre Lab Celebrates Successful First Season

By | May 17, 2016

Since its grand opening in August 2015, more than 1,500 people have attended a Theatre Lab event.

Physical Activity 'Magic Bullet' for Obesity, Heart Disease

By | May 16, 2016

Professors have evaluated the totality of evidence and conclude that regular physical activity has the closest resemblance to a "magic bullet" to fight the epidemic of obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Alumna Honored at White House Correspondents' Dinner

By | May 12, 2016

Florida Atlantic University alumna Emiliana Molina recently received the Deborah Orin Scholarship from the White House Correspondents' Association.

NSF Grant Supports Research Computing Infrastructure at FAU

By | May 11, 2016

A $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will enable FAU to install networking infrastructure to amplify its ability to conduct data-intensive science and engineering research.

Renowned Neuroscientist to Lead FAU's New Brain Institute

By | May 10, 2016

Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D., a renowned neuroscientist and leading expert in synaptic pharmacology, neurotransmitter transporters, and neurogenetics, is at the helm of the newly-formed FAU Brain Institute.

FAU Graduate Shares War Experiences Through Writing

By | May 6, 2016

After five deployments overseas with the United States Army, Patrick Martin, 30, turned to writing as an outlet from his war experiences.

 
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