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Latest Research Articles

Shark Researcher Receives Leon H. Charney Foundation Gift

By | September 25, 2018

An internationally renowned scientist at FAU will collaborate with researchers from the University of Haifa in Israel on shark research in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.

Past Memory Cues Help People Juggle Pieces of Information

By | September 6, 2018

A study using EEG suggests that the brain has several different mechanisms to help boost memory performance following a sudden change in the priority or relevance of a given piece of information.

Manmade Mangroves Could Address Threats to Coastal Areas

By | August 29, 2018

With threats of sea level rise and other natural disasters, researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science are turning to nature to create bioinspired materials that mimic mangrove trees.

Researcher Examines Bilingual Development in Children

By | August 23, 2018

Bilingual children from immigrant families should not be expected to be two monolinguals in one. It takes them longer to learn two languages at once compared to just one, but a researcher says, "Don't worry."

Annual Pap Test a 'Thing of the Past?'

By | August 21, 2018

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has updated its 2012 guidelines for cervical cancer screening. A leading OB/GYN physician provides an important review of these new guidelines in an editorial in "JAMA."

In Teen Friendships, Misery Does Love Company

By | August 20, 2018

A study that examined anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, and submissiveness found that teens with similar levels of anxiety and depression are more likely to remain friends from one year to the next.

Scientist Receives Grant for Cancer Metastasis Research

By | August 8, 2018

A leading FAU scientist has received $708,044 from the Florida Department of Health to identify what contributes to the ability of tumor cells to move through the body and find other places to "set up shop."

NSF Grant Will Support Health Care Delivery Network Systems

By | August 1, 2018

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $599,983 NSF research grant for data mining models and algorithms for complex dynamic information networks for health care delivery.

FAU $1.8 Million NIH Grant Will Address Pain, Addiction

By | July 31, 2018

A scientist's ground-breaking work on the basic mechanisms and biochemical basis of chronic pain and drug addiction have opened new avenues of research and identified novel drug targets for these disorders.

Where Baby White Sharks 'Hang Out' in the North Atlantic

By | July 18, 2018

A study is the first to confirm the movement patterns and seasonal migrations of baby white sharks in the north Atlantic Ocean. Results provide novel insights into this vulnerable early stage of life.