Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at FAU will serve as series consultant for "Star Gazers," the world's only weekly television series on naked eye astronomy since 1976.
A novel study by FAU and the Oregon Research Institute is the first to show that regular use of prescription drugs for pain and sleep increases frailty risk in older adults by 95 percent.
A study helps to solve the mystery of missing plastic fragments at sea by using simulated sunlight to explore removal mechanisms, microbial impacts and lifetimes of select microplastics on the ocean surface.
Researchers discovered a novel way to find the intracultural heterogeneity of traditional knowledge while testing the non-random selection of medicinal plants in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, can continuously monitor the severity of tremors in patients with Parkinson's disease.
More than two-thirds of Floridians say that climate change has them concerned about the well-being of future generations in Florida and do not feel government is doing enough to address its impacts.
Florida Atlantic University has opened "The Portal," a new lab in the S.E. Wimberly Library which will serve as a collaborative space specifically focused on augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).
FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers say that medical researchers must help the public understand the rigorous process of science to discern anecdotes and fake news from peer-reviewed scientific results.
A study is the first to examine parents' vocabulary and grammar as an influence on children's acquisition of English. The quality of child-directed speech depends on the speaker's language proficiency.
Two scientists representing FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, Wilkes Honors College and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have received the prestigious Early-Career Research Fellowships.