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Experts Team Up on Study to Save Endangered African Penguins

By | November 15, 2017

There are less than 25,000 breeding pairs of African Penguins in existence today. A first-of-its-kind study on prognostic health indicators in this seabird provides invaluable information to help preserve them.

First-of-its-kind Bioengineered Robotic Hand to Sense Touch

By | November 14, 2017

FAU has received a $1.3 million NIH grant for a "living" robot with its own nervous system. Researchers are creating a living pathway from the robot's touch sensation to the user's brain to help amputees.

FAU Launches Graduate Neuroscience Training Program

By | October 20, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's Brain Institute is now accepting applications for its new Graduate Neuroscience Training Program, which will begin in fall 2018.

FAU Contributes to Groundbreaking Discovery

By | October 20, 2017

Methods developed by FAU's numerical relativity group contributed to a recent groundbreaking discovery of merging neutron stars.

Being Behind the Curve Can 'Sting'

By | October 19, 2017

FAU research shows what a tiny ant and indigenous cultures can teach medical and scientific communities by solving a medical mystery that has puzzled them for decades.

FAU High Student Competes in Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge

By | October 16, 2017

Florida Atlantic University High School freshman Devin Willis will compete to become America's Top Young Scientist during the Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge.

Size Doesn't Matter - At Least for Hammerheads and Swimming

By | October 10, 2017

Researchers from FAU have conducted the first study to examine the whole body shape and swimming kinematics of two closely related yet very different hammerhead sharks, with some unexpected results.

Young-onset Dementia Costs Nearly Twice That of Alzheimer's

By | October 5, 2017

The first economic study on frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), the most common dementia for people under age 60, shows that FTD inflicts a much more severe burden on families than Alzheimer's disease.

3MT® Competition to Showcase Graduate Student Research

By | October 3, 2017

Can an 80,000-word thesis or dissertation be explained in three minutes or less?

New Way to Assess Safety of Aging Timber Railroad Bridges

By | September 27, 2017

In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a cutting-edge way to gauge the condition of aging timber railroad bridges.

 
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