NEWS ARCHIVE


Nationwide Study on Teen 'Sexting' Has Good News, Bad News

By | July 17, 2019

The good news is that adolescent sexting is not at epidemic levels as reported in some media headlines. The bad news is that it also has not decreased despite preventive efforts by educators and others.

Neuroscientists Find Novel Role for 'Skin Plumping' Molecule

By | July 11, 2019

Neuroscientists have discovered a novel mechanism and role in the brain for hyaluronic acid -- a clear, gooey substance popularized by cosmetic and skin care products.

Gregg B. Fields Named Executive Director of FAU's I-HEALTH

By | June 10, 2019

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.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Appoints Four Advisory Board Members

By | May 20, 2019

The Osher LLI at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter is pleased to announce the appointments of Brenda Babitz, Mark Goldman, M.D., Anne Messer and Lawrence Ornstein to its advisory board.

Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory

By | April 23, 2019

In a new study, FAU Brain Institute researchers sought to answer a fundamental question -- "Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's disease or is it just an accomplice?"

Osher LLI at FAU Awards $10,000 in Scholarships

By | April 23, 2019

The Osher LLI at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter awarded 10 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students at the Northern Campus Achievement Awards.

Osher LLI at FAU Announces Summer Course Schedule

By | April 10, 2019

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the summer semester, which begins Tuesday, May 7.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents James Sullivan, Ph.D.

By | April 8, 2019

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU Jupiter presents a one-time lecture by James Sullivan, Ph.D., executive director of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at FAU, on Tuesday, April 16 at 9:30 a.m.

National Academy of Sciences Names Alex Keene Kavli Fellow

By | March 22, 2019

Alex Keene, Ph.D., a leading neuroscientist, has been named a Kavli Fellow by The National Academy of Sciences. He is only the second faculty member at FAU to receive this recognition.

Children with Autism Are 'In-tune' With Mom's Feelings

By | March 20, 2019

A study assessing the ability of children with and without autism spectrum disorder to recognize facial emotions in familiar faces shows no differences in these two groups of children.