FAU Jupiter News

Video Compression Technology, Streaming Video, Intellectual Property, Industry, Video

FAU-developed Video Compression Technology Gets Industry Recognition

By | February 20, 2023

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and OP Solutions have announced the intellectual property merit of FAU-developed versatile video coding technology to improve the process of streaming media.

Prison, Jail, Imprisonment, Incarceration, United States

Impacts of Incarceration on African American Fathers and Their Sons

By | February 16, 2023

A new study by researchers from FAU's College of Social Work and Criminal Justice illustrates how incarceration is a destructive force in the African American community, especially for fathers.

Naloxone, Opioids, Drug Overdose, Death, Over the Counter, Health Care Providers, Opioid Receptor, Medicine

Researchers Endorse Widespread Naloxone to Stop Drug Overdose Deaths

By | February 15, 2023

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers propose a call to action to ensure the widest distribution and easy availability of naloxone, including over the counter, which is likely to be FDA-approved soon.

Blood Brain Barrier, Alzheimer

FAU, Delray Medical Center, Insightec Team Up on Groundbreaking Study

By | February 15, 2023

FAU, Delray Medical Center and Insightec are collaborating on a groundbreaking study for Alzheimer's disease and have treated the first patient in Florida using non-invasive focused ultrasound technology.

Wildfires, Alaska, Permafrost, Permafrost Thaw, Tanana Flats, Climate Warming

Researchers Map Wide Impacts of Fire-induced Permafrost Thaw in Alaska

By | February 14, 2023

FAU researchers have developed a new machine learning approach to quantify fire-induced thaw settlement across the entire Tanana Flats in Alaska, which encompasses more than 3 million acres.

students in lab

College of Engineering and Computer Science Receives $1 Million Gift

By | February 14, 2023

FAU and Florida Power & Light Company have agreed to a four-year collaboration to establish the FPL Center for Intelligent Energy Technologies (InETech).

Andia Chaves Fonnegra, NSF CAREER Award, Coral Reefs, Diving, Florida, Caribbean

FAU's Andia Chaves Fonnegra, Ph.D., Lands Coveted NSF CAREER Award

By | February 13, 2023

With a five-year, $974,100 NSF grant, Andia Chaves Fonnegra, Ph.D., will develop fundamental ecological research to understand the functional ecology and biodiversity patterns in sponge-dominated coral reefs.

Eel, Teleost Fish, Elopomorpha Species, Moray Eel

Study Resolves 50-Year Dispute of Teleost Fishes Ancestral Lineage

By | February 10, 2023

FAU Harbor Branch's Sahar Mejri, Ph.D., is among a team of scientists to use genome mapping to demonstrate sister groups from a common evolutionary ancestor.

Cannabis, Marijuana, Synthetic Cannabis, Florida, Death, Cannabis Use, Medical Marijuana

FAU Study First to Show Statewide Cannabis-related Deaths in Florida

By | February 9, 2023

Using data from 2014 to 2020, researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing analyzed deaths in Florida associated with cannabis and synthetic cannabis use.

Children, Youth, Adolescents, Friendship, Conformity, Middle School

Copy-cat? Study Explores Conformity in Children with Few Friends

By | February 7, 2023

What gives one friend influence over another and why? FAU researchers tested the theory that children with few friends protect these friendships through conformity to stay in a friend's "good graces."