Scientists from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have identified several strains of actinobacteria derived from sea sponges that have potent antifungal, anti-MRSA and antibacterial activities.
A study led by an affiliate faculty member in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is the first to use a 3D virtual reality headset to test this tool as a distraction method in a pediatric setting.
FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing will establish a primary care workforce of BSN degree students who are practice ready and willing to serve veterans and patients in rural and underserved communities.
A study led by a researcher at FAU is the first to use gold-standard measures to show that antipsychotic medication use in youths adversely affects body fat and insulin sensitivity.
Renters who reinvest their money have an increasingly better chance at creating wealth than individuals who purchase a home, according to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty.
One of the country's leading neuroscientists has developed eight myths and truths about Alzheimer's disease to shed light on this form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.
Kathleen E. Brush, who earned an M.B.A. from FAU in 1980, has donated more than $1.3 million to the College of Business to establish the Kathleen Brush Program for Women in Leadership.
Research conducted by Florida Atlantic University and Cleveland State University has, for the first time, quantified the relationship between the lack of paid sick leave and poverty in the United States.
Jean Martin Caldieron, Ph.D., associate professor in the FAU School of Architecture, has been selected for the J. William Fulbright Scholarship award to conduct research in Mozambique.
FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a $1.25 million grant by the United States Navy for research on autonomous unmanned marine vehicle platforms.