The recent discovery that gravitational waves exist, proving Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, has excited physicists across the globe. FAU scientists are no exception - and for good reason.
FAU's Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College senior Lauren Goldsworthy recently presented at the 18th International Conference on Marine Biology and Ecology (ICMBE) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will host its ninth annual southeast Florida regional competition for the Science Olympiad on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
It's known that "a picture's worth a thousand words." But a new study begs to differ when it comes to young children and their influence on adults. But what's more important? How they look or what they say?
Researchers will work to define the mechanisms governing how cells decide whether to become a mature cell or whether to die. Their work will shed light on how to make transplantable tissues to cure diseases.
The theme of the public outreach day of the 2016 Indian River Lagoon Symposium is "Engaging the Public: It's Our Lagoon!"
Arthur J. Ross III, M.D., M.B.A., has joined FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as interim dean. Ross also will spearhead the national search for a permanent dean over the next several months.
The saying, "Give a Man a Fish and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man to Fish and You Feed Him for a Lifetime," aptly describes the partnership between FAU's Harbor Branch and Aquaculture without Frontiers.
A bioengineer at FAU will develop a novel biodegradable polymer stent that will be designed to prevent complications while at the same time serving as a drug delivery system for esophageal cancer therapy.
A new study shows that black and white women ages 75 to 84 years who had an annual mammogram had lower 10-year breast cancer mortality than corresponding women who had biennial or no/irregular mammograms.