NEWS ARCHIVE


Marine Organisms Hold Promise to Treat Breast Cancer

By | May 16, 2019

FAU Harbor Branch researchers have received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health to investigate the use of marine natural compounds as potential treatments of triple negative breast cancers.

Voice Disorders Significantly Affect Listeners, Too

By | May 15, 2019

A researcher in FAU's College of Education and collaborators conducted a study to examine the effect of voice disorders and listener strategies on speech intelligibility.

Cane Institute Hosts MATE ROV Regional Competition

By | May 14, 2019

FAU's Cane Institute for Advanced Technologies within A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School recently hosted the MATE ROV Regional Competition.

FAU Grad is a Real Life "Science Mermaid"

By | May 2, 2019

While spending more than 400 hours underwater studying octopus behavior, she learned how two octopus species utilize different resources to allow coexistence, something that had previously never been studied.

Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory

By | April 23, 2019

In a new study, FAU Brain Institute researchers sought to answer a fundamental question -- "Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's disease or is it just an accomplice?"

FAU Celebrates 'Stellar' 2019 President's Gala

By | April 8, 2019

Florida Atlantic University recently celebrated its ninth annual President's Gala in the Martin F. and Jane Greenberg Foundation Tower of FAU Stadium at its Boca Raton campus.

National Academy of Sciences Names Alex Keene Kavli Fellow

By | March 22, 2019

Alex Keene, Ph.D., a leading neuroscientist, has been named a Kavli Fellow by The National Academy of Sciences. He is only the second faculty member at FAU to receive this recognition.

Children with Autism Are 'In-tune' With Mom's Feelings

By | March 20, 2019

A study assessing the ability of children with and without autism spectrum disorder to recognize facial emotions in familiar faces shows no differences in these two groups of children.

NSF CAREER Award Aimed at Key Information in Emergencies

By | March 20, 2019

A $500,011 NSF grant awarded to a researcher in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science will focus on evacuation route planning, resource assignment, and transportation resilience.

FAU to Host 2019 Pre-Health Professions and Graduate Week

By | March 15, 2019

The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University is bringing health-related graduate programs and its students together for the 2019 Pre-Health Professions Week and Graduate Fair.