NEWS ARCHIVE


Older African Americans More Physically Active in Green Neighborhoods

By | October 19, 2021

FAU researchers are the first to conduct a nationally representative study of neighborhood open spaces and neighborhood-based walking in older adults in the United States.

Even Colleges with 100 Percent Vaccine Rates Need COVID-19 Testing

By | October 18, 2021

An analytical study examined levels of vaccine efficacy and mitigation strategies including testing and quarantine in 5,000 fully-vaccinated simulated undergraduate students.

FAU Receives U.S. DOE Exploratory Grant for Novel Radar Prototype

By | October 14, 2021

Researchers are developing a novel, ground-penetrating radar prototype mounted on a small, unoccupied aircraft system to detect areas of increased greenhouse gases emissions in Florida's Everglades.

Eliminate COVID-19? It's Possible Based on New Mathematical Models

By | October 13, 2021

Using a novel mathematical framework, a first-of-its-kind FAU study reveals the effects of social distancing on infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and the role of the economy.

Molecular Study Finds IRL Green Sea Turtles Biologically Stressed

By | October 12, 2021

FAU researchers have found that green sea turtles in the heavily polluted Indian River Lagoon have compromised immune function, which makes them more vulnerable to tumors.

Sleep Research Earns FAU Scientist 'Alzheimer's Association' Award

By | October 6, 2021

Carmen Varela, Ph.D., is developing non-invasive methods to monitor sleep quality and brain health aimed at advancing new approaches to prevent Alzheimer's disease.

Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute Receives $1 Million for New Program

By | October 5, 2021

FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute announced today it has received $1 million from the Palm Health Foundation to launch and support its new Program in Computational Brain Science and Health (PCBSH).

Mesophotic Reefs Significant for Florida Keys' Coral Recovery

By | September 22, 2021

FAU Harbor Branch scientists compared coral genetic variation in the Dry Tortugas and Florida Keys…

FAU Receives NOAA Grant to Assess Shark Interactions with Fishing

By | September 16, 2021

Researchers from FAU Harbor Branch will assess shark interactions with recreational fishing using a citizen-science approach, forensics and social media to gauge prevalence and species of fish involved.

'Octo Girl' Takes a Deep Dive to Uncover How Octopus Species Coexist

By | September 14, 2021

A first-of-its-kind study took three years and 371 SCUBA dive hours using active and remote video to uncover how diverse species of octopus coexist by examining their diet, habits, behavior and activity.