Running Throughout Middle Age Keeps 'Old' Adult-born Neurons 'Wired'
A new study provides novel insight into the benefits of exercise, which should motivate adults to keep moving throughout their lifetime, especially during middle age.
'Pathogen' Storm: Vibrio Bacteria, Sargassum and Plastic Marine Debris
As summer kicks off and efforts are underway to find solutions to repurpose Sargassum, could the interplay between this seaweed, Vibrio bacteria and plastic marine debris pose a triple threat to public health?
FAU Approved for Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received initial accreditation for its fifth university-sponsored fellowship, which will be based at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, part of Baptist Health.
Crushed Clams, Roaming Rays: Acoustic Tags Show Predator Interactions
Inspired by clam fishermen reports, FAU Harbor Branch researchers conducted a study using acoustic telemetry to monitor tagged rays in clam leases along Florida's Atlantic coast over two years.
Most Nurses Attribute Well-Being Struggles to Staffing Shortages
A third annual survey by Cross Country Healthcare and FAU shows that one-third of nurses plan to leave the profession in the next two years. More than half claim there is insufficient staff to meet demand.
Expert: Expanded Playoff Will Improve College Football
The College Football Playoff will look much different in 2024, rightly giving national championship aspirations to more teams and introducing a "March Madness" vibe to the traditional holiday season.
Climate Change Concern in Florida Linked With Recent Extreme Weather
A recent FAU survey shows an increasing number of Floridians agree that human actions are causing climate change, including a record number of Florida Republicans.
New Model Based on Psychology Predicts Who Will Buy Trendy Products
A study offers a new psychological interpretation of the most popular, existing adoption model used widely in marketing today centered around four groups of people to predict who will buy trendy products.
Marine Seagrass Meadows Show Resilience to Bounce Back After Die-Offs
A study in Florida Bay, one of the largest global contiguous seagrass systems, finds healthy recruits of turtlegrass, a marine seagrass, in open bare patches after seagrass meadow die-off events.
FAU Lands $2 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Transportation
FAU urban and planning researchers in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science join a five member university consortia for the 'Center for Equitable Transit-Oriented Communities.'