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Internet Crime Victims, Losses Rising in Florida and Five Other States

By | July 6, 2021

Illinois emerged as a new hotbed for internet crime in 2020, though California continued to lead the nation with the largest online fraud victim losses and number of victims.

FAU and Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Team Up on NSF Grant

By | July 1, 2021

An FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researcher will lead an interdisciplinary international collaboration to advance the understanding of fluid dynamics to solve various engineering problems.

True Grit? Doesn't Matter for Resistance Training in Men or Women

By | June 30, 2021

A study by researchers at FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is the first to examine the relationship between grit and a muscular endurance performance task - specifically, the grueling back squat.

Overpriced Florida Homes Spark Fears of Market Instability

By | June 29, 2021

Florida housing markets remain plagued by rampant overpricing, putting potential buyers at such a disadvantage that they may be better off postponing homeownership.

FAU Gets $736,000 from NASA to Study Coastal Carbon Budget from Space

By | June 29, 2021

The FAU Harbor Branch project will use satellite images, hydrodynamic modeling and field work in the Gulf of Mexico. FAU is among 10 in the nation and the only university in Florida selected by NASA.

How Toxic is the Water's Surface on Florida's Indian River Lagoon?

By | June 24, 2021

According to a new study by researchers at FAU Harbor Branch, that depends on very specific environmental conditions and the type of toxin on the water surface of Florida's Indian River Lagoon.

Language Trade-off? No, Bilingual Children Acquire English by Age 5

By | June 23, 2021

A first-of-its kind study in U.S.-born children from Spanish-speaking families finds that minority dual language exposure does not threaten the reliable acquisition of English by children in the U.S.

FAU Study Reveals Most Important Factors in Selecting Campsites

By | June 23, 2021

What makes the consummate campsite? Price and availability of electricity are the main factors, with proximity to a body of water and canyon views less important.

Origin of the 'Motion of the Ocean' in the Straits of Florida Revealed

By | June 17, 2021

A numerical study by FAU Harbor Branch is the first to identify mechanisms of instability responsible for the formation of sub-mesoscale eddies, which has important environmental implications.

Study on Traffic Deaths Makes Strong Case for Remote Work

By | June 16, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked renewed interest in remote work arrangements, which also could help improve occupational and traffic safety.