NEWS ARCHIVE


Paid Sick Days Impact Use of Preventive Care Like Flu Shots

By | March 5, 2018

A new study is the first to measure the link between an employee's number of paid sick leave days and the use of vital preventive health care services like getting a flu shot.

They're Back! Shark Migration Season Begins in S.E. Florida

By | March 1, 2018

Blacktip sharks are headed south in the largest migration in U.S. coastal waters. Researchers estimate the population of these "snowbirds of the sea" to be one-third of what they have seen in previous years.

New FAU Poll Finds Floridians Support Stricter Gun Laws

By | February 28, 2018

A vast majority of Floridians support stricter gun laws, including a ban on assault-style rifles, universal background checks and raising the minimum age for gun purchasers, according to a statewide survey.

Kit Promises 'Hassle Free' Way to Test Male Fertility

By | February 28, 2018

To address embarrassing, inconvenient and costly male fertility testing, FAU researchers are developing a home-based kit that provides a complete semen evaluation using microfluidics, an app and a smartphone.

Start-Ups That Get Business Loans More Likely to Survive

By | February 26, 2018

Start-up firms that take out loans in the name of the business, as opposed to personal debt obtained in the name of the firm's owner, are significantly more likely to survive, according to new FAU study.

FAU Brain Institute Awarded $780,000 to Launch ASCEND

By | February 22, 2018

FAU's Brain Institute has received a $780,000 grant from the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation to launch an innovative STEM program targeted at middle and high school students in Palm Beach County.

Intervention Helps Couples Affected by Alzheimer's Disease

By | February 21, 2018

Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College Nursing have developed a first-of-its-kind in-home intervention for couples affected by dementia, which can improve communication behavior in just 10 weeks.

FAU Tech Runway Reveals Third Annual Economic Impact Report

By | February 19, 2018

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway® has released the results of its third annual economic impact report.

FL SBDC Network, FAU Announce Selection of Regional Director

By | February 8, 2018

The Florida SBDC Network, the state's principal provider of small business assistance, and FAU are pleased to announce the selection of Rafael Cruz as the regional director of the Florida SBDC at FAU.

Who's Your Daddy? Good News for Threatened Sea Turtles

By | February 8, 2018

FAU researchers are the first to document multiple paternity in sea turtle nests and hatchlings to uncover "who are your daddies?" Results of the study are very good news for this female-biased species.