NEWS ARCHIVE


Can't Sleep? Fruit Flies, Energy Drinks Offer New Clues

By | November 8, 2018

FAU neuroscientists and collaborators have discovered a gene and a new mechanism for regulating sleep in fruit flies using an ingredient commonly found in energy drinks like Red Bull(TM).

Do Mussels Reveal the Fate of the Oceans?

By | October 23, 2018

A first-of-its-kind study has identified the connection between microplastics, marine aggregates and marine animals, which has important implications for the fate of plastic particles in marine environments.

'Walking Dead' Arrive at FAU Just in Time for Halloween

By | October 17, 2018

Just in time for Halloween, Florida Atlantic University's John D. MacArthur Campus Library is featuring 89 spooky Zombie films.

Study Uncovers 'Sextortion' Prevalence in Teens

By | October 9, 2018

A study on sextortion, the fastest-growing cyberthreat to children, is the first to empirically examine the prevalence of this behavior among adolescents across the United States.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents FAU Theatre Lab

By | October 8, 2018

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter will present FAU's Theatre Lab's Playwright's Forum Series, which begins Wednesday, Oct. 17.

Study Pinpoints Pathway Impacting Autism Features

By | October 8, 2018

A team of FAU scientists has uncovered a brain-signaling pathway that can be pharmacologically manipulated in genetically engineered mice to reverse an autism-related pathway.

Osher LII at FAU Jupiter Presents Hilary Rosen

By | September 26, 2018

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Jupiter presents Hilary Rosen, political analyst and founding chair of the Time's Up legal defense fund, on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 2:30 p.m.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents Lien-Hang Nguyen, Ph.D.

By | September 21, 2018

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Jupiter presents Lien-Hang Nguyen, Ph.D., the Dorothy Borg Associate Professor in the History of the United States and East Asia at Columbia University.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Announces Fall Schedule

By | September 19, 2018

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Monday, Oct. 16.

Past Memory Cues Help People Juggle Pieces of Information

By | September 6, 2018

A study using EEG suggests that the brain has several different mechanisms to help boost memory performance following a sudden change in the priority or relevance of a given piece of information.