In a groundbreaking genetic kinship study, an international team is the first to reveal that just like human societies, beluga whales appear to value culture and their ancestral roots as well as family ties.
The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) named FAU as a LBDA Research Center of Excellence, a nationwide collaboration of 24 pre-eminent academic medical research centers.
Looking at dopamine neurons in a tiny worm's brain, scientists have identified a novel pathway that sustains the health of these cells. These findings may lead to developing Parkinson's disease medications.
What is it about the link between drinking coffee and longevity? Is it the 200 plus organic compounds in the coffee bean itself or its proven benefits of reducing inflammation? Or could it be something else?
Using data from 400 male inmates in 23 maximum-security prisons, a new study examines factors related to fear of rape in prison and the likelihood of inmates seeking mental health treatment while incarcerated.
A nursing professor in FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing recently received two research grants to enhance diversity and to investigate breast cancer in minority populations.
FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing ranks No. 32 and No. 54 in latest 'U.S. News & World Report' national ranking of best graduate nursing programs.
People with lower-pitched voices are more likely to win elected office because they are believed to be superior leaders. A new study examines if voice pitch is a reliable signal of leadership quality.
Most U.S. housing markets are approaching a peak in the real estate cycle, but there's little evidence to suggest prices will plummet as they have in the past, according to a national index from FAU and FIU.
FAU's JLSI hosted "SYNAPSE 2018," an annual neuroscience networking event for students and scientists in collaboration with Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and Scripps Florida Research Institute.