A study helps to solve the mystery of missing plastic fragments at sea by using simulated sunlight to explore removal mechanisms, microbial impacts and lifetimes of select microplastics on the ocean surface.
Two scientists representing FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, Wilkes Honors College and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have received the prestigious Early-Career Research Fellowships.
FAU researchers have received a $1.1 million NSF grant to develop powerful transgenic tools and gene-editing technologies in the blind Mexican cavefish to significantly advance it as a research model system.
Florida Atlantic University has welcomed a record number of National Merit Scholars for the fall 2019 semester.
Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., has been named as executive director of FAU's Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university's four research pillars.
Life-Metrics, an activity tracking mobile app created by Wilkes Honors College student David Gorski, won first place and $12,000 in prize money at the annual FAU Business Plan Competition.
FAU's Association for Women in Science chapter will be dedicated to promoting diversity as well as supporting women in scientific careers.
A first-of-its-kind study has identified the connection between microplastics, marine aggregates and marine animals, which has important implications for the fate of plastic particles in marine environments.
The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College (WHC) of Florida Atlantic University recently received a top rating in the fall 2018 edition of Inside Honors.
Students applying to the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) for 2018-2019 will have the ability to do so through The Common Application.