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Study Looks Beyond Peer Influence on Teen Substance Use

By | April 25, 2018

Parents spend a lot of time worrying about the influence of peers on teen substance use. A new study examines if there is a genetic component that drives their desire for risk taking and novelty.

Engineering Colleges Showcase High-Tech Talent Pipeline

By | April 25, 2018

The deans of 10 engineering colleges throughout Florida have formed a first-of-its-kind partnership in an effort to demonstrate the impact their colleges have on the state's and the nation's innovation economy.

Monkeys See, Monkeys Do Cross Species Boundary

By | April 23, 2018

A study is the first to provide genetic evidence of two distinct species of guenon monkeys in Gombe National Park that have been mating and producing hybrid offspring for hundreds maybe even thousands of years.

FAU High Student Places First at 2018 State Science Fair

By | April 23, 2018

Vithulan Suthakaran, 17, a junior at Florida Atlantic University High School, recently placed first in the environmental engineering category at the 2018 State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida.

FAU Wave Competition Celebrates Innovative Student Research

By | April 20, 2018

Florida Atlantic University has announced the winners of the annual Wave Competition, an undergraduate research competition organized by FAU Tech Runway and the Division of Research.

FAU Creating Culture of Undergraduate Research

By | April 16, 2018

More than 250 undergraduate students recently participated in Florida Atlantic University's eighth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at FAU's Student Union.

FAU Stroke Discovery Will Be Developed by CHS Pharma, Inc.

By | April 11, 2018

Researchers from FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine have developed a novel approach to treat ischemic stroke and have joined forces with CHS Pharma, Inc., a South Florida-based biotechnology company.

Study of Everyday Language Reveals How People Mature

By | April 9, 2018

By examining 44,000 brief samples of text collected over 25 years, a study of ego level and language may provide new insights into the state of moral, social and cognitive development.

Like Human Societies, Whales Value Culture and Family Ties

By | April 5, 2018

In a groundbreaking genetic kinship study, an international team is the first to reveal that just like human societies, beluga whales appear to value culture and their ancestral roots as well as family ties.

Research Provides Hope for Parkinson's Disease Treatment

By | April 4, 2018

Looking at dopamine neurons in a tiny worm's brain, scientists have identified a novel pathway that sustains the health of these cells. These findings may lead to developing Parkinson's disease medications.