Most Rehabilitating Sea Turtles with Infectious Tumors Don't Survive
FAU Harbor Branch researchers examined survival rates of green sea turtles with fibropapillomatosis in rehab facilities in the southeastern U.S. and found that 75 percent did not survive.
New Test Detects Harmful Algal Blooms Toxin Exposure in Human Urine
FAU's Harbor Branch collaborated with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test a newly developed method that can detect even low-dose human exposure to harmful algal blooms in human urine.
FAU Research Reveals Internet Crime Becoming More Sophisticated
Internet crimes are becoming more sophisticated and persistent in Florida and several of America's other most populous states.
It's 2020: Time to Teach Teens 'Safe' Sexting Researchers Say
FAU cyberbullying expert provides safe sexting tips so teens can avoid significant and long-term consequences, such as humiliation, extortion, victimization, reputational damage, and even criminal charges.
FAU Announces 2020 'Frontiers in Science' Public Lecture Series
Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will host its 2020 "Frontiers in Science" series with seven different lectures on Fridays, beginning Jan. 17 through April 3.
Calculated Surprise Leads to Groundbreaking Neuroscience Discovery
Neuroscientists used functional magnetic resonance imaging to provide insights into the role of the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex as a component network of brain regions that support motivated behavior.
Immersive Simulator Tests 'Trust' Between Humans and Self-driving Cars
FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has developed a unique immersive simulator that provides a convincingly lifelike virtual reality simulation to test trust between humans and self-driving cars.
Partnership Will Help 6,000 Students Have a Smoother College Commute
FAU has received $375,000 from The Kresge Foundation to lead a first-time transportation collaboration to improve southeast Florida's transit ecosystem for college students.
Study Examines Fish Consumption and Mercury Exposure in Pregnant Women
A study by FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute evaluated fish consumption, sources, risk, knowledge and hair mercury concentrations in pregnant women in coastal Florida.
FAU and GSU Partner to Help Families Affected by Addiction
FAU and Georgia State University have partnered on a program to assist children and families affected by addiction and have received a $2.64 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.