For most sea turtles, finding the ocean is pretty straightforward. However, baby leatherbacks often crawl around in circles during "seafinding." FAU researchers uncover why this happens by turning to the moon.
Researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine have published a commentary in the "American Journal of Medicine" on the first oral antiviral drug for high-risk, newly-infected patients with COVID-19.
A study by FAU researchers explored the influence of perceptions of COVID-19 on prevention practices early in the pandemic in 719 members of a public social-media focused group.
FAU's LeaAnne DeRigne, Ph.D., has been cited in the U.S. "2022 Economic Report of the President" for her research and contributions on paid sick leave benefits.
FAU Harbor Branch's Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., an ocean explorer, aquanaut and marine biotechnologist, will receive the Society for In Vitro Biology's highest award - the 2022 "Lifetime Achievement Award."
A study led by Julie Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D., is the first to use machine-learning algorithms in the neuromodulation field to predict long-term response to spinal cord stimulation in patients with chronic pain.
A study headed by FAU's Richard Isaacson, M.D., is the first to examine if sex significantly affects cognitive outcomes in people who follow individually-tailored, multi-domain clinical interventions.
FAU and Marcus Neuroscience Institute researchers have developed a technique to improve anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, which shows promise for patients with degenerative cervical spine disease.
FAU Harbor Branch researcher Matt Ajemian, Ph.D., has received a $1,103,081 NSF CAREER grant for a project that will unravel marine predator-prey interactions using novel "crunch-meter" technology.
Yufei Tang, Ph.D., has received the coveted National Science Foundation Early CAREER award for a project that will help to improve energy systems and accelerate progress in the blue economy.