Born to Run: Just Not on Cocaine
FAU neuroscientists and collaborators found a surprising response to cocaine in a novel strain of mutant mice - they failed to show hyperactivity seen in normal mice when given cocaine and didn't run around.
Hispanics' Consumer Confidence is Strong Going into 2019
Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. improved in the fourth quarter of 2018 as optimism grew about their financial situation as well as the nation's economic outlook, a new FAU index says.
Florida's First NSF-funded AI and Deep Learning Laboratory
Led by researchers in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, FAU will establish Florida's first NSF-funded Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Training and Research Laboratory.
Study First to Examine Osteoarthritis and Risk of Death
Researchers are the first to study the differences in the risk of death associated with osteoarthritis involving 51,983 Americans who were followed for up to 20 years and reveals some unexpected results.
Who's Tougher? Baby Sharks or Daddy Sharks?
One would assume that since humans and many animals tend to get stiffer and perhaps tougher as they reach adulthood, the same would be true for sharks. FAU and NOAA scientists set out to test this hypothesis.
U.S. Housing Cycle Nears Peak as Property Appreciation Slows
Housing prices are slightly overheated and residential real estate markets are experiencing minimal downward pressure on the demand for home ownership, a new FAU study says.
FAU Awarded More than $1.1 Million for Alzheimer's Research
FAU Brain Institute fellows have received more than $1.1 million from the Florida Department of Health's Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer's Disease Research Program.
'Eavesdropping' on Groupers' Mating Calls Key to Survival
Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and FAU's Harbor Branch have developed a novel technique to identify groupers by their sounds or grouper calls using deep neural networks.
Type of Exercise Halts Cognitive Decline in Obese People
FAU researchers have discovered what might be an effective strategy to prevent and combat cognitive dysfunction in obese individuals using an effective form of exercise - high-intensity interval exercise.
FAU to Serve on Specialized Agency of the United Nations
FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is among a handful of academic institutions in the U.S. appointed to serve on the International Telecommunication Union of the United Nations.