Who’s a ‘Good Boy?’ Astro, FAU’s Smart Robodog That’s Who

Using deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI), scientists from Florida Atlantic University’s Machine Perception and Cognitive Robotics Laboratory (MPCR) in the Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences in FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science are bringing to life one of about a handful of these quadruped robots in the world. ... more

Sleep Interrupted: What’s Keeping Us Up at Night?

A study led by a researcher at Florida Atlantic University with collaborators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard T. H Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Emory University the National Institutes of Health, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center, is one of the largest longitudinal investigations to date to examine evening consumption of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine among an African-American cohort with objectively measured sleep outcomes in their natural environments.... more

FAU, USDA Partner to Boost Domestic Production of Farm-raised Fish

The United States is the largest importer of seafood products in the world – importing 5.9 billion pounds of seafood in 2017 alone, resulting in about $14 billion of the U.S. trade deficit. More than 50 percent of seafood consumed comes from aquaculture. Yet, less than 1 percent is produced in the U.S. ... more

 


Another Way Dogs Help the Military; Aeromedical Patient Evacuations

A study by FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has demonstrated the feasibility and efficacy of animal-assisted interventions to reduce stress in a military setting.

Who's a 'Good Boy?' Astro, FAU's Smart Robodog That's Who

What would you get if you combined Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa with Boston Dynamic's quadruped robot? You'd get "Astro," the four-legged seeing and hearing intelligent robodog.

FAU, USDA Partner to Boost Domestic Production of Farm-raised Fish

The USDA and FAU Harbor Branch aquaculture team will develop novel technologies to supply warm water marine fish seedstocks to help initiate a project that will boost the nation's aquaculture industry.

FAU High School Student Back from Space, School That Is

FAU High School student Connor Cane, 15, recently was one of only four students to represent the United States and one of only 47 students from across the world to participate in the United Space School.

FAU's ADHUS Ranked No. 2 School in America

Florida Atlantic University's A.D. Henderson University School has been named the No. 2 Best Public Elementary School and the No. 9 Best Public Middle School in America by Niche.

FAU's Newest Medical Students Receive First Doctor's White Coat

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine welcomed the incoming class of 2023 during its ninth White Coat Ceremony, which took place in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.

Jaffe Center for Book Arts to Host Annual Wayzgoose Festival

The Jaffe Center for Book Arts at Florida Atlantic University will host its second annual Library Wayzgoose Festival on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wimberly Library.

FAU PROFESSOR'S BOOK MAKES OPRAH'S AUGUST LIST OF BOOKS TO READ

Associate Professor of English Ayse Papatya Bucak’s latest book “The Trojan War Museum, and Other Stories” was listed in Oprah Magazine’s “10 August Books You Should Read Right Now” list for August 2019.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Announces Fall Course Schedule

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Jupiter announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins Tuesday, Oct. 15.

FAU Pine Jog Selected as 2019 ULIEA Grand Prize Winner

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) recently selected Pine Jog Environmental Education Center as the 2019 UL Innovative Education Award (ULIEA) grand prize winner.

FAU Medicine, Florida Blue Team Up to Offer Free Wellness Programs

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine and Florida Blue have teamed up to offer free community wellness programs and activities as part of an initiative - the "FAU Medicine Wellness Hub" in Boca Raton.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Drops for Second Straight Quarter

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. dropped as concerns for the economic outlook for the U.S. worsened, according to a new national index from FAU's Business and Economics Polling Initiative.

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Drinking Coffee Does Not Have Impact on Your Sleep, Major Study Finds

"US researchers from Florida Atlantic University and Harvard Medical School monitored 785 people for a total of 5,164 days and nights, recording how much caffeine, alcohol and nicotine they consumed."... more

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