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Study Reveals How Language Develops in Bilingual Children

By | April 20, 2017

When bilingual children learn any two languages from birth each language proceeds on its own independent course, at a rate that reflects the quality of the children's exposure to each language.

Does the Smart Songbird Always Get the Girl?

By | April 3, 2017

If the early bird catches the worm, then does the smart songbird get the girl? FAU study tests the links between cognition, sexiness and male songbirds' ability to serenade.

FAU Teams Place in Top Three at Hybrid Rocket Competition

By | March 30, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's Technology and Aerospace Club (TAC) recently placed third in two categories at the 2016-17 Hybrid Motor High-Powered Rocket Competition.

Smoking Risks and Need for Wider Use of Varenicline to Quit

By | March 27, 2017

More than 35 million Americans are trying to quit smoking. Experts reassure clinicians that varenicline is a safe and effective way to stop smoking and that not using this drug has caused needless deaths.

FAU's SNMREC Lands $360,000 Grant from NSF

By | March 23, 2017

FAU's Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center, a U.S. Department of Energy designated center, has received a $360,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for undergraduate research.

FAU Places in Top Five at 2017 ASCE SE Student Conference

By | March 21, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) team placed fifth overall in the 2017 ASCE Southeast Student Conference, hosted by FAU.

FAU Brain Institute Commemorates 'Brain Awareness Week'

By | March 13, 2017

Headed by molecular neuroscientist Randy Blakely, Ph.D., FAU's Brain Institute is commemorating "Brain Awareness Week" (March 13-19) to promote the public and personal benefits of brain research.

New Study Shows How Eyewitness Testimonies Go Wrong

By | March 9, 2017

Beyond a reasonable doubt? A psychology study gives new meaning to "guilt by association" and shows how human memory as well as police use of mugshots and subtle innuendo can contaminate eyewitness testimonies.

Americans Are Having Less Sex than Ever Before Study Shows

By | March 7, 2017

Across the board, Americans are less sexually active than ever with the sharpest decline among people in their 50s, people with a college degree, people with school-aged children, and people in the South.

Owls Racing Takes Second at Formula South Invitational

By | March 3, 2017

Owls Racing, Florida Atlantic University's Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing team, recently took home second place at the fifth annual Formula South Invitational.

 
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