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FAU Receives NOAA Grant to Assess Shark Interactions with Fishing

By | September 16, 2021

Researchers from FAU Harbor Branch will assess shark interactions with recreational fishing using a citizen-science approach, forensics and social media to gauge prevalence and species of fish involved.

'Whoop' - New Autonomous Method Precisely Detects Whale Vocalizations

By | September 15, 2021

FAU researchers have developed autonomous passive acoustic technology that offers significant advances on conventional methods used to monitor and protect endangered whales in the increasingly noisy ocean.

'Octo Girl' Takes a Deep Dive to Uncover How Octopus Species Coexist

By | September 14, 2021

A first-of-its-kind study took three years and 371 SCUBA dive hours using active and remote video to uncover how diverse species of octopus coexist by examining their diet, habits, behavior and activity.

Housing Index Makes the Case for Renting in Overheated Markets

By | September 9, 2021

Higher home prices make it more advantageous in many markets to postpone ownership.

FAU Kicks Off Fall 2021 Virtual 'Research in Action' Series

By | August 31, 2021

FAU's Division of Research "Research in Action" talk series on Zoom is free and open to the public. Each week, participants can listen to experts in their fields as they present their latest research.

Older Adults Need More Than Knowledge and Clichés to Stay Active

By | August 31, 2021

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing researchers explored trends in physical activity in ethnically diverse older adults to see what drives them to start or sustain physical activity and what stops them.

'Stop Prescribing Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19'

By | August 30, 2021

Schmidt College of Medicine researchers reviewed the recent major randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trials for hydroxychloroquine, finding a lack of significant benefit and some suggestion of harm.

Study Ranks Nation's Most Overvalued Housing Markets

By | August 26, 2021

Phoenix, Las Vegas and Stockton, California, rank among the 10 most overvalued of the nation's largest housing markets.

Do Passengers Want Self-driving Cars to Behave More or Less Like Them?

By | August 25, 2021

Researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science explored trust and distrust of artificial intelligence, automated technologies and self-driving cars in a study involving 352 participants.

Coping in College? Female Students Much More Stressed Than Males

By | August 23, 2021

FAU researchers measured both the psychological perception of stress and evaluated how undergraduate males and females cope with stress. The differences are vast.