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NIH Awards $4 Million to FAU for Prescription Opioid Study

By | December 13, 2017

A researcher from the Schmidt College of Medicine is conducting a novel study to figure out if there is a unique genetic signature of patients who are most susceptible to prescription opioid-use disorder.

Good Deals Much Harder to Find in Tight U.S. Housing Market

By | December 5, 2017

The really good deals on homes are becoming increasingly harder to find as the U.S. housing market remains ever so slightly in buy territory, according to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU.

FAU High Student Named to 'Forbes' '30 Under 30' List

By | December 4, 2017

Florida Atlantic University High School junior Hannah Herbst has been named to the 2018 Forbes "30 Under 30" list in the energy sector.

Study Shows 'Sweet Spot' Could Improve Melanoma Diagnosis

By | November 28, 2017

Too much, too little, just right. It might seem like a line from "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," but actually describes an important finding that will enhance computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) of melanoma.

Homeowners Can't Count on Property Appreciation for Wealth

By | November 16, 2017

A new study finds that the property appreciation most homeowners expect when buying a home may be relatively meaningless in terms of building wealth.

Experts Team Up on Study to Save Endangered African Penguins

By | November 15, 2017

There are less than 25,000 breeding pairs of African Penguins in existence today. A first-of-its-kind study on prognostic health indicators in this seabird provides invaluable information to help preserve them.

First-of-its-kind Bioengineered Robotic Hand to Sense Touch

By | November 14, 2017

FAU has received a $1.3 million NIH grant for a "living" robot with its own nervous system. Researchers are creating a living pathway from the robot's touch sensation to the user's brain to help amputees.

Most Hospice Workers Don't Have an Advance Directive

By | November 9, 2017

A new study finds that the majority of hospice providers don't have end-of-life wishes themselves. Procrastination, fear of the subject and costs were reported as the most common barriers.

Most Floridians Pleased with Hurricane Irma Response

By | November 8, 2017

A majority of Floridians are pleased with the state's preparedness for and response to Hurricane Irma and believe it will boost Gov. Rick Scott's expected 2018 run for the U.S. Senate, according to an FAU poll.

FAU Tech Runway Celebrates Annual Maverick Reception

By | November 2, 2017

FAU Tech Runway® recently celebrated its 2017 Maverick Reception at FAU Tech Runway in Boca Raton.

 
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