NEWS ARCHIVE


Compound from Marine Sponge Reduces Pancreatic Tumor Size

By | August 18, 2016

A deep-water marine sponge that contains leiodermatolide has the ability to inhibit the growth of cancer cells and block cancer cells from dividing using extremely low concentrations of the natural compound.

Study Sheds Light on Efficacy of Sexual Assault Hotlines

By | August 11, 2016

Today, there are more than 1,000 crisis hotline affiliates in the United States alone. Yet, despite their widespread use, much remains unknown or unclear about their service efficacy.

Former Runner Swaps Sneakers for Lab Coat

By | August 10, 2016

Jana Olivova received bachelor's degrees in neuroscience and psychology from Florida Atlantic University on Tuesday, August 9.

FAU Graduate Studying Deadly Bacteria in Florida

By | August 10, 2016

Gabrielle Barbarite received her doctorate in integrative biology on Tuesday, August 9.

Professor Awarded International Distinguished Fellowship

By | August 9, 2016

The International Academy of Cardiology recently awarded a distinguished fellowship to Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H. in FAU's College of Medicine, for his contributions to cardiovascular medicine.

Think Millennials Are the 'Hookup Generation?'

By | August 2, 2016

You're wrong, according to a new sex study that really contradicts the widespread notion that Millennials are the "hookup" generation, which is popularized by dating apps like "Tinder" and others.

Start-up Mitigates Risks from Sea-level Rise, Flooding

By | July 28, 2016

Coastal Risk Consulting, a new start-up company formed by an FAU professor, has developed technology to evaluate and mitigate risks from encroaching seas along Florida's southeast coast and other regions.

I-SENSE and Dioxide Materials(TM) Partner to Cut Energy Costs

By | July 14, 2016

FAU's I-SENSE and Dioxide Materials(TM) have formed a unique partnership to develop and evaluate a novel low-cost, low-power, wireless CO2 sensing system for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning applications.

The 'Taboo' of Retirement for Catholic Priests

By | July 7, 2016

You've heard about physician shortages. But, Catholic priests? They are in a similar dilemma with fewer options to retire from their diocese. And, unlike medicine, priesthood is not a lucrative profession.

Driving, Dementia - Gauging Safe Driving in Older Adults

By | July 6, 2016

Almost half of all drivers are over the age of 65. With declining cognitive processes in older adults such as Alzheimer's disease, there is concern for public safety and unsafe driving in this population.