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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.

FAU High Student Places Second at 2021 Regeneron ISEF

By | June 23, 2021

Julianna Lian, 17, a junior at FAU High School, recently placed second in the biochemistry category at the 2021 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair.

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.

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.

New Degree Programs Combine Nursing with AI and Biomedical Engineering

By | June 21, 2021

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and College of Engineering and Computer Science have teamed up to offer two new combined programs in nursing and artificial intelligence and biomedical engineering.

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.

FAU to Host Event in Honor of Juneteenth

By | June 16, 2021

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Juneteenth with a special virtual event on Friday, June 18 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Machine-learned Human Emotions Will 'Drive' Autonomous Vehicles

By | June 16, 2021

A unique invention by a researcher in the College of Engineering and Computer Science based on machine-learned human moods for autonomous systems has received a competitive U.S. utility patent.

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.

Understanding Florida's Harmful Algal Blooms Free Online Video Series

By | June 14, 2021

FAU's Center for Environmental Studies and the U.S. Geological Survey have developed a series of free online modules to assist in understanding the science and challenges related to harmful algal blooms.