NEWS ARCHIVE


'Dream Team' Awarded $1.1 Million for Blind Mexican Cavefish Research

By | August 29, 2019

FAU researchers have received a $1.1 million NSF grant to develop powerful transgenic tools and gene-editing technologies in the blind Mexican cavefish to significantly advance it as a research model system.

Millennials, Think You're Digitally Better Than Us? Yes, Says Science

By | August 28, 2019

A study by FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is one of the first to examine the information technology switching prowess phenomenon in the "Net Generation," revealing some surprising results.

Who's a 'Good Boy?' Astro, FAU's Smart Robodog That's Who

By | August 14, 2019

What would you get if you combined Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa with Boston Dynamic's quadruped robot? You'd get "Astro," the four-legged seeing and hearing intelligent robodog.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Announces Fall Course Schedule

By | August 6, 2019

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Jupiter announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Tuesday, Oct. 15.

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.

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.

Gregg B. Fields Named Executive Director of FAU's I-HEALTH

By | June 10, 2019

Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., has been named as executive director of FAU's Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university's four research pillars.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Appoints Four Advisory Board Members

By | May 20, 2019

The Osher LLI at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter is pleased to announce the appointments of Brenda Babitz, Mark Goldman, M.D., Anne Messer and Lawrence Ornstein to its advisory board.

Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory

By | April 23, 2019

In a new study, FAU Brain Institute researchers sought to answer a fundamental question -- "Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's disease or is it just an accomplice?"

Osher LLI at FAU Awards $10,000 in Scholarships

By | April 23, 2019

The Osher LLI at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter awarded 10 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students at the Northern Campus Achievement Awards.