Voice Pitch Sways Voters, Doesn't Result in Better Leaders

By | March 14, 2018

People with lower-pitched voices are more likely to win elected office because they are believed to be superior leaders. A new study examines if voice pitch is a reliable signal of leadership quality.

Local Neuroscientists Gather for SYNAPSE 2018

By | March 6, 2018

FAU's JLSI hosted "SYNAPSE 2018," an annual neuroscience networking event for students and scientists in collaboration with Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and Scripps Florida Research Institute.

They're Back! Shark Migration Season Begins in S.E. Florida

By | March 1, 2018

Blacktip sharks are headed south in the largest migration in U.S. coastal waters. Researchers estimate the population of these "snowbirds of the sea" to be one-third of what they have seen in previous years.

Kit Promises 'Hassle Free' Way to Test Male Fertility

By | February 28, 2018

To address embarrassing, inconvenient and costly male fertility testing, FAU researchers are developing a home-based kit that provides a complete semen evaluation using microfluidics, an app and a smartphone.

FAU Announces Winners of 'IOT Hardware Hackathon'

By | February 26, 2018

Three teams of students from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science recently took home a cash prize for winning FAU's IoT Hardware Hackathon, Make FAU 2018.

FAU Brain Institute Awarded $780,000 to Launch ASCEND

By | February 22, 2018

FAU's Brain Institute has received a $780,000 grant from the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation to launch an innovative STEM program targeted at middle and high school students in Palm Beach County.

FAU Hosts 11th Regional Competition for Science Olympiad

By | February 19, 2018

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science hosted its 11th annual southeast Florida regional competition for the Science Olympiad on Saturday, Feb. 17.

FAU to Celebrate National Engineers Week

By | February 14, 2018

Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science will celebrate "Engineers Week 2018: Engineering Reality, From Imagination to Realization" from Monday, Feb. 19 to Friday, Feb. 23.

Who's Your Daddy? Good News for Threatened Sea Turtles

By | February 8, 2018

FAU researchers are the first to document multiple paternity in sea turtle nests and hatchlings to uncover "who are your daddies?" Results of the study are very good news for this female-biased species.

Blind Cavefish, Extreme Environments and Insomnia

By | February 6, 2018

A new study provides the first genetic insight into the evolution of sleep loss and may explain variation in sleep between animal species, or even between individual people.