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FAU Experts for the 2024 Hurricane Season

By | May 23, 2024

Forecasts indicate a highly active 2024 Atlantic hurricane season. Several FAU faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath.

FAU/Mainstreet Poll: Arizona and Nevada Too Close to Call

By | May 23, 2024

New polling data from Nevada and Arizona reveal a deeply engaged and starkly divided electorate in these pivotal battleground states.

After Hundreds of Years, Study Confirms Bermuda Home to Cownose Rays

By | May 20, 2024

Using citizen science and morphological and genetic data, FAU Harbor Branch researchers are the first to provide evidence that the Atlantic cownose ray has recently made a new home in Bermuda.

Biohybrid Robotic Hand Will Help Unravel Complex Sensation of Touch

By | May 15, 2024

FAU engineering researchers have developed a novel biohybrid neuro-prosthetic research platform to refine control of artificial hands and lead to a better understanding of the complex sensation of touch.

90% of Floridians Believe Climate Change is Happening

By | May 14, 2024

The latest FAU survey found that 90% of Floridians believe that climate change is happening and that belief in human-caused climate change has surged among Independents and slipped among Republicans.

Alarming Rise of Electronic Vaping Use in U.S. Adolescents

By | May 13, 2024

Researchers explored temporal trends for ninth through 12th grades among 57,006 adolescents and found that vaping has significantly increased by more than three-and-one-half times from 2015 to 2019.

FAU Expert: Almost 300 Banks Are at Higher Risk of Failure

By | May 8, 2024

Warning signs of Republic First Bank's failure were evident for a while, and now more banks across the country are exhibiting similar signs of a risk of failure, according to a finance expert at FAU.

FAU Researchers Land $1M in FDOH Grants to Fight Alzheimer's Disease

By | May 8, 2024

Three FAU researchers have received funding from the Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer's Disease Research Program to tackle this global health crisis with their unique approaches.

60% of Women with Disabilities View Cannabis as a 'Harmless' Drug

By | May 7, 2024

FAU researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine assessed the perceived risk of harm associated with weekly cannabis use by disability status in a sample of 20,234 women ages 18 to 49.

Study: Slight Rent Increase in Florida as Northeast Sees Larger Growth

By | May 6, 2024

After years of astronomical rent growth, Florida rents are finally settling down compared to the national average, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.