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Degenerative disc disease affects about 40 percent of people aged 40, increasing to about 80 percent among those aged 80 or older. The disease, which is the deterioration of one or more intervertebral discs of the spine, often is surgically treated with cervical disc implants.
January 20, 2022
Degenerative disc disease affects about 40 percent of people aged 40, increasing to about 80 percent among those aged 80 or older. The disease, which is the deterioration of one or more intervertebral discs of the spine,...
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,...
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.....
Mangrove Root Model May Hold the Key to Preventing Coastal Erosion
June 03, 2021
Mangrove vegetation, which grows naturally in subtropical shorelines, provides a wide range of ecosystem functions such as reducing coastal erosion, promoting biodiversity, and removing nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon dioxide...
FAU Gets CDC Grant To Test PPE Efficacy And Workplace Virus Spread
May 05, 2021
With many businesses and schools in the United States now open post COVID-19, employers are faced with new challenges to keep the workplace safe for their employees, customers and students....
Flushing a Public Toilet? Don't Linger, Since Aerosolized Droplets Do
April 20, 2021
Flushing a toilet can generate large quantities of microbe-containing aerosols depending on the design, water pressure or flushing power of the toilet. A variety of pathogens are usually found in stagnant water as well as...
The Blaise Pascal Medal was established in 2003 by the European Academy of Sciences.
March 29, 2021
Florida Atlantic University’s Isaac Elishakoff, Ph.D., a distinguished research professor in the Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering within the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has received the coveted...
Isaac Elishakoff, Ph.D., suggests that mathematics education needs to be enlivened using history so that students will recognize that this discipline is not merely a necessary evil, but a vibrant, exciting and fascinating subject.
February 17, 2021
To provoke more interest and excitement for students and lecturers alike, a professor from the Florida Atlantic University College of Engineering and Computer Science is spicing up the study of complex differential mathematical...
World Class Faculty Award
May 25, 2018
FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science Professor Recognized by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
FAU Awarded $1.25 Million by U.S. Navy for Research  in Support of Unmanned Marine Vehicle Platforms
May 23, 2018
FAU Awarded $1.25 Million by U.S. Navy for Research in Support of Unmanned Marine Vehicle Platforms