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FAU Hosts Florida Undergraduate Research Conference

By | February 28, 2017

Florida Atlantic University hosted the Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC) 2017 on Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25 on its Boca Raton campus.

I-SENSE Lands $339,984 National Science Foundation Grant

By | February 28, 2017

FAU's I-SENSE has received a National Science Foundation grant for a "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" program and will host an intensive summer program for top undergraduate students nationwide.

Cavefish May Help Humans Evolve to Require Very Little Sleep

By | February 23, 2017

We all do it; we all need it - humans and animals alike. The tiny Mexican cavefish is shedding light on how sleep evolves and how human brains could evolve to require very little sleep, just like the cavefish.

FAU Hosts 10th Regional Competition for Science Olympiad

By | February 23, 2017

Students from 19 middle and 45 high schools from Palm Beach, Broward, Lee, Martin and Miami-Dade counties competed.

New Device Could Rapidly Detect Zika Virus at Airports

By | February 22, 2017

About the size of a tablet, a portable device that could be used in many settings like an airport, may hold the key to detecting the Zika virus accurately, rapidly and inexpensively using just a saliva sample.

Three FAU SeaPerch Teams Qualify for National Competition

By | February 22, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's SeaPerch teams recently won 15 awards at a regional competition hosted by FAU's A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School.

FAU Celebrates National Engineers Week

By | February 20, 2017

The annual week of events is designed to increase awareness of the engineering profession and recognize the accomplishments and contributions engineers make to society.

Marine Sponge May Provide Antibacterial Solutions for MRSA

By | February 8, 2017

A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge is showing potent antibacterial activity against the drug resistant bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus also called the "super bug."

FAU Designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution

By | February 7, 2017

FAU has received federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, which only is awarded to colleges and universities with enrollment of full-time Hispanic undergraduate students of at least 25 percent.

First Video Footage of Monkey Population Nearing Extinction

By | February 1, 2017

Using remote sensing cameras and sound recorders, FAU scientists are the first to capture rare video footage of a newly discovered population of critically endangered monkeys in a remote region in the world.

 
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