NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Tech Runway Announces Third Class of Startup Companies

By | October 16, 2015

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway has selected its third Venture Vintage class of startup companies to participate in the business accelerator program.

FAU High Student Named Top Young Scientist

By | October 14, 2015

Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst was named the winner of the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, recently held at the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn.

FAU Wins Second Place at Waste Design Competition

By | October 13, 2015

A group of Florida Atlantic University civil engineering students won second place at the Solid Waste Association of North America's (SWANA) inaugural National Solid Waste Design Competition (SWDC).

Bioinspired Robotic Finger Advances Prosthetics Technology

By | October 8, 2015

Most robotic parts used today are rigid, have a limited range of motion and don't look lifelike. Inspired by nature and biology, a robotic finger designed at FAU looks, feels and works like the real thing.

Scientists Study Phytoplankton in the Pacific

By | September 29, 2015

A team of researchers from FAU Harbor Branch conducted experiments to better understand phytoplankton in the Pacific Ocean.

Harbor Branch ECC Takes Students to Ocean Floor of Hawaii

By | September 29, 2015

A new graduate course is allowing FAU students to see Hawaii's ocean floor without leaving Harbor Branch.

New Technology to Monitor Blood Disorder With a Smart Phone

By | September 22, 2015

A researcher has a unique way to monitor sickle cell disease using a smart phone, and will develop a portable smart sensor and a phone application for patients to analyze and store their blood test results.

Harbor Branch and Amy's Island Seafood Collaborate on Cobia Project

By | September 21, 2015

FAU Harbor Branch and Amy's Island Seafood are partnering on an aquaculture project that will produce healthy, safe fish for consumers.

New Grant to Study Cyberbullying and Teen Dating Violence

By | September 9, 2015

Researchers have received a grant from Facebook for a study that has the overarching goal to illuminate the nationwide prevalence, frequency and scope of cyberbullying and electronic dating violence in youth.

Harbor Branch Team Tests New Bluefin Technology

By | September 3, 2015

The Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research and Technology at FAU Harbor Branch is working to adapt a new technology for benthic mapping capability.