A bioengineer at FAU will develop a novel biodegradable polymer stent that will be designed to prevent complications while at the same time serving as a drug delivery system for esophageal cancer therapy.
A new study shows that black and white women ages 75 to 84 years who had an annual mammogram had lower 10-year breast cancer mortality than corresponding women who had biennial or no/irregular mammograms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.