NEWS ARCHIVE


Former Runner Swaps Sneakers for Lab Coat

By | August 10, 2016

Jana Olivova received bachelor's degrees in neuroscience and psychology from Florida Atlantic University on Tuesday, August 9.

Professor Awarded International Distinguished Fellowship

By | August 9, 2016

The International Academy of Cardiology recently awarded a distinguished fellowship to Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H. in FAU's College of Medicine, for his contributions to cardiovascular medicine.

Think Millennials Are the 'Hookup Generation?'

By | August 2, 2016

You're wrong, according to a new sex study that really contradicts the widespread notion that Millennials are the "hookup" generation, which is popularized by dating apps like "Tinder" and others.

Start-up Mitigates Risks from Sea-level Rise, Flooding

By | July 28, 2016

Coastal Risk Consulting, a new start-up company formed by an FAU professor, has developed technology to evaluate and mitigate risks from encroaching seas along Florida's southeast coast and other regions.

FAU's RoboBoat Team Takes Second Place

By | July 22, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's RoboBoat team recently won second place out of 13 teams at the ninth annual International RoboBoat Competition in Virginia Beach, Va.

I-SENSE and Dioxide Materials(TM) Partner to Cut Energy Costs

By | July 14, 2016

FAU's I-SENSE and Dioxide Materials(TM) have formed a unique partnership to develop and evaluate a novel low-cost, low-power, wireless CO2 sensing system for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning applications.

New Study Pinpoints Behavior Type Linked to Binge Drinking

By | June 30, 2016

Binge drinking -- almost a rite of passage -- peaks during the college years. So this begs the question, "Are there specific characteristics associated with high-level binge drinking habits in college students?"

Survival of the Fittest Sperm - New Device for Infertility

By | June 16, 2016

A researcher has developed a new device for assisted reproductive technology that can quickly, easily and cost effectively select only the healthiest sperm without causing DNA damage.

Walter and Lalita Janke Research Fund Announce Funded Projects

By | June 7, 2016

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.

Engineered Protein May Be New Approach to Treat Cancer

By | June 6, 2016

FAU researchers have developed a group of proteins called tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases designed as specific inhibitors of selected MMP targets that could potentially treat osteoarthritis and cancer.