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FAU Receives $1 Million Gift from Walter and Lalita Janke

By | December 3, 2015

Florida Atlantic University recently received a $1 million gift from Dr. Walter and Lalita Janke to establish the Walter and Lalita Janke Innovations in Sustainability Science Research Fund.

'Your Friends Were Right! Dating Has Changed You'

By | December 2, 2015

Results of a five-year study by FAU researchers tested the hypothesis that adolescents become less similar to their friends and more similar to romantic partners after they start a new romantic relationship.

Study Shows 45 Percent Increase in Death by Law Enforcement

By | December 1, 2015

An FAU analyses of nationwide data on individuals who were killed as a result of legal intervention or law enforcement in the U.S. between 1999 and 2013, shows a 45 percent increase mostly among non-whites.

FAU and SK Telecom Sign Cybersecurity Research Agreement

By | November 30, 2015

FAU and SK Telecom, the largest telecommunications company in South Korea, have entered into a research and education agreement to collaborate on the development of secure communications using quantum physics.

Study Links Mercury in Dolphins to Exposure in Humans

By | November 30, 2015

For the first time, scientists have taken findings from research on marine mammals and applied it to explore potential risks facing humans with regard to mercury exposure.

President Kelly Delivers State of the University Address

By | November 20, 2015

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly delivered his second State of the University address today underlining the theme "Be Bold, Be Daring, Be FAU."

New Discovery of Fish Camouflage Mechanism in the Ocean

By | November 19, 2015

Researchers from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators have uncovered a new mechanism that fish use to hide in the vast oceans. Results of this new study are published in 'Science'.

First-year FAU Medical Student Wants to Make a Real Impact

By | November 19, 2015

Benjamin R. Childs is not a typical first-year medical student. Before coming to FAU, he was in real estate finance, taught at a public school in Harlem, and volunteered as an EMT for Central Park Medical Unit.

First-of-its-kind #FAUTwitterStudy Sheds Light About People

By | November 13, 2015

What can you tell about people and their situations from only 140 characters? Quite a lot according to a new Twitter study. To date, no research has tapped the vast data from social media to study situations.

Severe Mental Illness, High Diabetes Risk and Scarce Testing

By | November 12, 2015

FAU neuroscientist John W. Newcomer, M.D., co-authored a new study that showed patients with severe mental illness, who are two to three times more likely to have type 2 diabetes, rarely get tested.

 
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