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.
Students from 19 middle and 45 high schools from Palm Beach, Broward, Lee, Martin and Miami-Dade counties competed.
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.
The annual week of events is designed to increase awareness of the engineering profession and recognize the accomplishments and contributions engineers make to society.
Florida Atlantic University recently celebrated "FAU Day" at the Florida Capitol.
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.
A majority of Floridians favor sanctuary city policies that offer safe harbor for undocumented immigrants, according to a statewide survey by the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative.
More than 500 guests turned out to celebrate Florida Atlantic University's College of Business' 25th annual Business Leader of the Year, Heiko Dobrikow, on Friday, Jan. 27, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.
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.
FAU's Libraries and the Jewish Cultural Society will present "Fiddler on the Roof: In Concert," along with Aaron Kula's 23-member Klezmer Company Jazz Orchestra (KCJO) and a cast of 16 principal singers.