NEWS ARCHIVE


Physical Activity 'Magic Bullet' for Obesity, Heart Disease

By | May 16, 2016

Professors have evaluated the totality of evidence and conclude that regular physical activity has the closest resemblance to a "magic bullet" to fight the epidemic of obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Bison Bones in Vero Beach

By | May 11, 2016

In what is considered one of the oldest and most important archaeological digs in North America, scientists uncovered what they believe are the bones of a 13,000- to 14,000-year-old extinct species of bison.

NSF Grant Supports Research Computing Infrastructure at FAU

By | May 11, 2016

A $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will enable FAU to install networking infrastructure to amplify its ability to conduct data-intensive science and engineering research.

Renowned Neuroscientist to Lead FAU's New Brain Institute

By | May 10, 2016

Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D., a renowned neuroscientist and leading expert in synaptic pharmacology, neurotransmitter transporters, and neurogenetics, is at the helm of the newly-formed FAU Brain Institute.

Nation's Top Archaeologists to Visit Old Vero Site Project

By | May 9, 2016

Members of the Society of American Archaeologists will visit the Old Vero Site, overseen by FAU Harbor Branch.

Sea-level Rise Summit Sets the Stage for Adaptation

By | May 6, 2016

FAU recently hosted the Third Sea-level Rise Summit with more than 250 participants in attendance. The conference featured experts from the public and private sectors, as well as scientists and researchers.

Fulbright Scholar Olga Bakina Graduates

By | May 6, 2016

Olga Bakina, a Fulbright scholar from the Ukraine, received her M.S. in biomedical science at FAU's graduation ceremony this morning. Bakina will be pursuing a Ph.D. at Helmholtz Zentrum in Munich, Germany.

First Graduate of FAU-Max Planck Degree Program

By | May 3, 2016

Brati Das, 32, recently became the first student approved to graduate with Florida Atlantic University's Integrative Biology and Neuroscience (IBAN) degree.

Cuba Native Secures 12-month Position to Continue Neuroscience Research

By | May 2, 2016

FAU's Wilkes Honors College senior Roberto Hernandez was awarded a research supplement from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Sea-level Rise Summit to Coincide with Local Flooding Risks

By | April 28, 2016

Just as parts of South Florida are bracing for potential flooding risks in low-lying areas, FAU is leading efforts to bring together professionals to help identify solutions and develop adaptation pathways.