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Most Rehabilitating Sea Turtles with Infectious Tumors Don't Survive

By | January 22, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch researchers examined survival rates of green sea turtles with fibropapillomatosis in rehab facilities in the southeastern U.S. and found that 75 percent did not survive.

New Test Detects Harmful Algal Blooms Toxin Exposure in Human Urine

By | January 16, 2020

FAU's Harbor Branch collaborated with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test a newly developed method that can detect even low-dose human exposure to harmful algal blooms in human urine.

Poll Finds Biden Widening Lead in FL, Where Trump Has Fallen Behind

By | January 15, 2020

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead to 26 points among Florida voters in the race for the Democratic party's nomination for president in 2020.

Calculated Surprise Leads to Groundbreaking Neuroscience Discovery

By | January 13, 2020

Neuroscientists used functional magnetic resonance imaging to provide insights into the role of the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex as a component network of brain regions that support motivated behavior.

Immersive Simulator Tests 'Trust' Between Humans and Self-driving Cars

By | January 9, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has developed a unique immersive simulator that provides a convincingly lifelike virtual reality simulation to test trust between humans and self-driving cars.

FAU Athletics Receives $5 Million Sponsorship to Name FAU Arena

By | December 20, 2019

The FAU Athletic Department has partnered with Brian Wedding and RoofClaim.com on a $5 million, 10-year sponsorship to name the RoofClaim.com Arena.

Partnership Will Help 6,000 Students Have a Smoother College Commute

By | December 18, 2019

FAU has received $375,000 from The Kresge Foundation to lead a first-time transportation collaboration to improve southeast Florida's transit ecosystem for college students.

Study Examines Fish Consumption and Mercury Exposure in Pregnant Women

By | December 16, 2019

A study by FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute evaluated fish consumption, sources, risk, knowledge and hair mercury concentrations in pregnant women in coastal Florida.

Taggart Named FAU Head Football Coach

By | December 12, 2019

Florida Atlantic University has named Willie Taggart the Owls' head football coach, FAU Vice President and Director of Athletics Brian White announced Wednesday evening.

FAU Celebrates Fall 2019 Commencement

By | December 12, 2019

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 2,600 degrees today and tomorrow during four commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.