FAU Names PHF Computational Brain Health Graduate Fellows

By | February 18, 2022

FAU has selected four Ph.D. students whose work embraces computational neuroscience to receive the inaugural Palm Health Foundation Computational Brain Health Graduate Fellowships.

FAU Emerging Scientist to Receive 2022 "Cataract Research Award"

By | February 15, 2022

Lisa Ann Brennan, Ph.D., an associate research professor in the Schmidt College of Medicine, will receive the prestigious 2022 National Foundation for Eye Research's "Cataract Research Award" in May.

Novel Wearable Armband Helps Users of Prosthetic Hands to 'Get a Grip'

By | February 11, 2022

FAU researchers have designed a first-of-its-kind multichannel soft robotic armband that conveys artificial sensations of touch, which could be a game changer for users of prosthetic hands.

To Get Middle-aged Women to Eat More Protein Consider Diet Coaching

By | February 9, 2022

A study by researchers in FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is the first to examine the impact of per-meal protein prescription and nutrition education with and without diet coaching.

Unique FAU Seagrass Nursery Aims to Help Florida's Starving Manatees

By | February 8, 2022

A study shows widespread seagrass loss in Florida's Indian River Lagoon as FAU scientists experiment with growing seagrass in large tanks to try to restore some of the lost seagrass beds.

FAU Scientists Uncover 'Missing' Plastics Deep in the Ocean

By | February 2, 2022

A study is the first to unveil the prevalence of plastics in the entire water column in the southern Atlantic Ocean and implicates the ocean interior as a crucial pool of 'missing' plastics.

Both Mothers and Friends Shape Adolescent Self-esteem

By | January 27, 2022

A new longitudinal study takes a deep dive into adolescent self-esteem and the role that parents - specifically mothers - and friends play in shaping how youth feel about themselves.

Online Forums Like Reddit Could Work as Drug Use Early Warning System

By | January 26, 2022

A study is the first to evaluate the utility of online drug use forums as an early indicator of impending novel psychoactive substances intoxications or potentially lethal outcomes before they happen.

FAU Spring 2022 Virtual 'Research in Action' Lineup

By | January 24, 2022

FAU's Division of Research will kick off its spring 2022 "Research in Action" virtual talk series on Zoom beginning on Jan. 27 and continuing on select Thursdays at 1 p.m.

Marine Sponge Cells in 3D Could Ramp-up Production of Drug Compounds

By | January 20, 2022

FAU Harbor Branch scientists are the first to culture sponge cells in 3D to scale-up production of sponge biomass and bioactive metabolites for novel drug compounds.