NEWS ARCHIVE


Novel Mechanism Identified in Cells in Close Proximity

By | December 15, 2015

FAU researchers are the first to show that cells in close proximity to each other can sense when a cell is dying due to environmental stressors like UV light and smoke, and eat the cell before it becomes toxic.

First Study to Show Police Leaders' Thoughts on Body Cameras

By | December 14, 2015

Researchers from FAU and collaborators measured law enforcement leadership attitudes toward police wearing body cameras, and published results of their study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice.

$1.3 Million Grant for New Alzheimer's and Dementia Project

By | December 14, 2015

The Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center in FAU's Lynn College of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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'.