NEWS ARCHIVE


U.S. Workers without Paid Sick Leave Forgo Preventive Care

By | March 1, 2017

A new study is the first to use data after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to get to the root of what factors are contributing to the low rates of preventive health care use in this country.

I-SENSE Lands $339,984 National Science Foundation Grant

By | February 28, 2017

FAU's I-SENSE has received a National Science Foundation grant for a "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" program and will host an intensive summer program for top undergraduate students nationwide.

FAU Hosts Florida Undergraduate Research Conference

By | February 28, 2017

Florida Atlantic University hosted the Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC) 2017 on Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25 on its Boca Raton campus.

Cavefish May Help Humans Evolve to Require Very Little Sleep

By | February 23, 2017

We all do it; we all need it - humans and animals alike. The tiny Mexican cavefish is shedding light on how sleep evolves and how human brains could evolve to require very little sleep, just like the cavefish.

Three FAU SeaPerch Teams Qualify for National Competition

By | February 22, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's SeaPerch teams recently won 15 awards at a regional competition hosted by FAU's A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School.

New Device Could Rapidly Detect Zika Virus at Airports

By | February 22, 2017

About the size of a tablet, a portable device that could be used in many settings like an airport, may hold the key to detecting the Zika virus accurately, rapidly and inexpensively using just a saliva sample.

National Bullying Study Finds Major Issues Impacting Teens

By | February 21, 2017

One of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students begs to differ with the adage, "sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can't hurt me."

FAU Tech Runway® Appoints Chairman of Advisory Board

By | February 16, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway® has recently appointed Donald Kiselewski as the new chairman to its advisory board.

FAU in Top 25 for Intellectual Contributions in Real Estate

By | February 15, 2017

Research faculty at FAU rank 24th in the world for their intellectual contributions to the real estate industry through their publications in top peer-reviewed journals.

Marine Sponge May Provide Antibacterial Solutions for MRSA

By | February 8, 2017

A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge is showing potent antibacterial activity against the drug resistant bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus also called the "super bug."