NEWS ARCHIVE


Thirty Years of Unique Data Reveal What's Really Killing Coral Reefs

By | July 15, 2019

A long-term study by FAU's Harbor Branch shows that the coral bleaching problem is not just due to a warming planet, but also a planet that is simultaneously being enriched with reactive nitrogen.

Neuroscientists Find Novel Role for 'Skin Plumping' Molecule

By | July 11, 2019

Neuroscientists have discovered a novel mechanism and role in the brain for hyaluronic acid -- a clear, gooey substance popularized by cosmetic and skin care products.

Teens 'Mocked' by Parents at Greater Risk for Bullying, Victimization

By | July 9, 2019

A unique longitudinal study provides a more complete understanding of how parents' belittling and critical interactions with adolescents thwart their ability to maintain positive relationships with peers.

Scientists Discover World's Largest Seaweed Bloom

By | July 5, 2019

A researcher from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is among a team of scientists who discovered the world's largest seaweed bloom, which spans from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico.

FAU Receives $1 Million from Rubin and Cindy Gruber

By | June 25, 2019

FAU officially announced a $1 million gift from Rubin and Cindy Gruber to establish The Rubin and Cindy Gruber Sandbox and to support student scholarships through their endowment.

AI Could be 'Game Changer' in Detecting, Managing Alzheimer's

By | June 25, 2019

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, SIVOTEC Analytics, and collaborators have introduced machine learning as a new tactic in assessing cognitive brain health and managing patient care.

FAU Receives NIH Grant to Develop Rapid, Reliable, Low-cost HIV Test

By | June 20, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science, and Schmidt College of Medicine researchers received a $377,971 National Institutes of Health grant to develop a disposable microchip for HIV testing.

New Technology Rapidly, Reliably Monitors Sickle Cell Disease

By | June 13, 2019

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a new method to monitor sickle cell disease that doesn't require microscopic imaging or biochemical markers.

Gregg B. Fields Named Executive Director of FAU's I-HEALTH

By | June 10, 2019

Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., has been named as executive director of FAU's Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university's four research pillars.

Tolerance to Stress is a 'Trade-off' as Fruit Flies Age

By | June 4, 2019

FAU neuroscientists are the first to show how the effects of the foraging gene in fruit flies are beneficial early in life but costly later in life.