NEWS ARCHIVE


Study on Arthritis Trends Turns Up Some Unexpected Results

By | April 17, 2018

To get a closer look at U.S. trends of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other types of arthritis, a study examined data from 43,706 participants, turning up some unexpected findings.

FAU Creating Culture of Undergraduate Research

By | April 16, 2018

More than 250 undergraduate students recently participated in Florida Atlantic University's eighth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at FAU's Student Union.

Hispanics in U.S. Optimistic about their Personal Finances

By | April 12, 2018

Hispanics in the U.S. are more optimistic about their financial situation and their economic conditions have generally improved in the first three months of 2018, according to a national index conducted by FAU.

Finalists Compete April 20 in FAU Business Plan Competition

By | April 12, 2018

The competition encourages FAU students, faculty, staff and recent graduates to pitch their game-changing ideas for a chance to obtain funding for their new ventures.

FAU Stroke Discovery Will Be Developed by CHS Pharma, Inc.

By | April 11, 2018

Researchers from FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine have developed a novel approach to treat ischemic stroke and have joined forces with CHS Pharma, Inc., a South Florida-based biotechnology company.

Charisma Trumped Narcissism for Voters in 2016 Election

By | April 10, 2018

New FAU study suggests charisma counterbalances the negative effects of a narcissistic personality in people's perceptions of a leader and may have helped push U.S. President Donald Trump to victory in 2016.

Study of Everyday Language Reveals How People Mature

By | April 9, 2018

By examining 44,000 brief samples of text collected over 25 years, a study of ego level and language may provide new insights into the state of moral, social and cognitive development.

Like Human Societies, Whales Value Culture and Family Ties

By | April 5, 2018

In a groundbreaking genetic kinship study, an international team is the first to reveal that just like human societies, beluga whales appear to value culture and their ancestral roots as well as family ties.

FAU Named Lewy Body Dementia 'Research Center of Excellence'

By | April 4, 2018

The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) named FAU as a LBDA Research Center of Excellence, a nationwide collaboration of 24 pre-eminent academic medical research centers.

Research Provides Hope for Parkinson's Disease Treatment

By | April 4, 2018

Looking at dopamine neurons in a tiny worm's brain, scientists have identified a novel pathway that sustains the health of these cells. These findings may lead to developing Parkinson's disease medications.