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FAU RECEIVES NSF GRANT TO EXPLORE TRAIT EVOLUTION ACROSS SPECIES
October 01, 2021
Long after Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution and natural selection, trait evolution and the Earth’s astonishing biodiversity continue to perplex biologists. The ability to understand what shapes trait evolution across...
Red blood cells
October 01, 2021
Red blood cells are the most abundant cell type in blood, carrying oxygen throughout the human body. In blood circulation, they repetitively encounter various levels of oxygen tension. Hypoxia, a low oxygen tension condition,...
The endangered North Atlantic Right Whale communicate with each other using an “up-call,” which is a short chirp or “whoop” that lasts about two seconds.
October 01, 2021
The North Atlantic Right Whale (Right whale) is one of the most endangered whale species in the world with only about 368 remaining off the east coast of North America. A decreasing trend and low reproduction rates, combined...
Recent studies have shown that people have negative attitudes about using autonomous systems because they don’t trust them.
August 25, 2021
Recent studies have shown that people have negative attitudes about using autonomous systems because they don’t trust them.
FAU Researcher Receives $1.8 Million NIH Award
August 19, 2021
Florida Atlantic University’s Raquel Assis, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science within the College of Engineering and Computer Science, and a fellow of FAU’s Institute...
FAU Experts for the 2021 Hurricane Season
August 12, 2021
With hurricane season in full force, several Florida Atlantic University faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath:
Novel Model Predicts COVID-19 Outbreak Two Weeks Ahead of Time
August 06, 2021
People’s social behavior, reflected in their mobility data, is providing scientists with a way to forecast the spread of COVID-19 nationwide at the county level.....
With this new technology, messages are encrypted with viewing restrictions.
July 29, 2021
Senders who share documents online have little to no control over who views the information that is being sent and where it is being viewed. This is especially problematic for sharing pictures online or when organizations...
As of July 15, more than 6,180 COVID-19 clinical trials have been registered through ClinicalTrials.gov.
July 21, 2021
In order to win the battle against COVID-19, studies to develop vaccines, drugs, devices and re-purposed drugs are urgently needed. Randomized clinical trials are used to provide evidence of safety and efficacy as well as...
Liquid Metal Sensors and AI Could Help Prosthetic Hands to 'Feel'
July 14, 2021
Each fingertip has more than 3,000 touch receptors, which largely respond to pressure. Humans rely heavily on sensation in their fingertips when manipulating an object.....