Wilkes Honors College to Host 14th Annual Symposium

By | April 6, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College will host the 14th annual Honors College Symposium and Research Day on Friday, April 8.

Students Showcase Findings at Research Symposium

By | April 5, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) hosted the sixth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.

A.D. Henderson to Host SeaPerch Competition

By | April 1, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's A.D. Henderson University School will host local middle school and high school teams in a regional SeaPerch competition on Saturday, April 2, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Using the Human Genome to Repurpose Medicine for Zika Virus

By | April 1, 2016

A professor has identified 55 drug targets for the Zika virus from the human genome, leading to the identification of 79 FDA-approved drugs currently being used to treat other conditions such as cancer.

FAU Harbor Branch Project to Help Sportfishing Industry

By | April 1, 2016

Research funded by a grant from the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust will design and test experimental means of growning bonefish for stock enhancement.

Native Orchid Discovered at FAU's Boca Raton Campus

By | March 31, 2016

The Toothed Rein Orchid, native only to central and south Florida within the United States, has been discovered along the Tortuga Trail at Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus.

FAU Receives $2.9 Million NIH Grant for Bilingual Study

By | March 30, 2016

A psychology professor will continue a unique longitudinal study of bilingual development in children, focusing on language, literacy, cognitive growth, and academic achievement for Spanish-speaking children.

Is HUD Housing Affordable? Not If You Factor Commute Costs

By | March 29, 2016

Where to live can be a dilemma for many Americans. A new FAU study is the first to evaluate the affordability of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Section 8 Multifamily recipients.

Sleep Tight, Fruit Fly - New Gene Identified

By | March 24, 2016

Fruit flies can tell us a lot about sleep deprivation and metabolic disorders. A study is the first to show that a conserved gene - translin - works as a modulator of sleep in response to metabolic changes.

New Study Shows Fewer Americans Now Pray, Believe in God

By | March 23, 2016

A new study by researchers at FAU and their collaborators has revealed a dramatic decline in the number of adult Americans who pray or believe in God, hitting an all-time low in 2014.