Florida Atlantic University made considerable gains in the U.S. News & World Report list of "Top Public Schools," moving up to No. 112 from No. 131 in this year's ranking of the nation's best universities.
FAU researchers provide the first quantified observations of the "birth" of purpose in human infants, as they recognize their causal powers and transition from spontaneous to intentional behavior.
FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received a grant from the Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation, which will transform the care of neurodegenerative diseases.
Regardless of race, age, geography or urbanization, a new study by FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine shows U.S. drug overdose deaths more than quadrupled from 1999 to 2020, causing 1,013,852 deaths.
FAU Harbor Branch's Bing Ouyang, Ph.D., has received a patent for a new invention about the size of a soda can, which is a potential gamechanger in advanced underwater imaging technology.
FAU researchers have uncovered the correlation between nest temperatures on leatherback hatchling shape, performance and hatching success in the United States.
An invention in the fields of pharmacology, medicine, neuroscience and psychiatry using a molecular approach to treat addiction has earned Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D., and Maureen Hahn, Ph.D., a U.S. patent.
A new FAU study shows geographically distinct areas of the highest death rates in the U.S. related to cigarettes as well as firearms, including both assault and suicide over two decades from 1999 to 2019.
FAU researchers will examine the effects of smoke-related pollution from agricultural burns on Alzheimer's and related dementias risks on farmworkers and rural residents along Florida's Lake Okeechobee.
FAU researchers provide the first big picture nationwide of a 'coastal squeeze' in the contiguous U.S. from 1985 to 2015, which has resulted in degeneration of tidal flats due to urban expansion.