NEWS ARCHIVE


Crunch! 'Shell-crushing' Sounds Revealed in a Large Marine Predator

By | January 26, 2021

FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators are the first to quantify "shell-crushing" consumption noises in a large marine predator using the whitespotted eagle ray.

FAU Online Programs Rise in 'U.S. News & World Report' Rankings

By | January 26, 2021

FAU's online master's in nursing administration program is ranked No. 11 in the nation in 2021 by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, FAU's bachelor's degree program is ranked No. 53 in the nation this year.

FAU Video Tech Inventions Acquired by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

By | January 21, 2021

A new, patent-pending video compression technology developed by researchers in the College of Engineering and Computer Science was recently acquired by Japanese industry giant Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.

FAU Develops Simplified COVID-19 Diagnostic Method to Ramp Up Testing

By | January 12, 2021

Researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine have developed a simplified COVID-19 testing protocol that is rapid, reliable and offers distinct advantages with less labor, expertise and equipment needed.

FAU Announces 2021 'Frontiers in Science' Public Lecture Series

By | January 11, 2021

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will host its 2021 "Frontiers in Science" series with eight different virtual lectures on Fridays, beginning Jan. 15 through April 23.

'Hail to the Queen' - Saving the Caribbean Queen Conch

By | January 7, 2021

The world's leading expert on queen conch aquaculture who is a scientist at FAU's Harbor Branch has published a comprehensive, step-by-step manual to culture and restore the revered Caribbean queen conch.

FAU Grad, Entrepreneur Passionate About Helping People

By | December 17, 2020

Hannah Herbst has accomplished more than some do in a lifetime -all before turning 20 years old.

Stunning Discovery Finds Bonefish Dive 'Deep' into the Abyss to Spawn

By | December 7, 2020

Using active acoustic telemetry and sonar data, FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators are the first to track a shallow water fish diving 450 feet deep to spawn and provide detailed documentation.

FAU Receives NIH Grant to Enhance Social Engagement in Older Adults

By | December 1, 2020

FAU neuroscience, physics and nursing researchers have received a grant from the National Institute of Aging to test a mathematical model designed to optimize social and physical engagement in older adults.

Very Hungry and Angry, Caterpillars Head-butt to Get What They Want

By | November 19, 2020

An FAU study shows that when food is scarce, monarch butterfly caterpillars go from peaceful feeders to aggressive fighters. The results look something like a combination of boxing and "bumper" cars.