NEWS ARCHIVE


Society is Rejecting Facts; Medical Researchers Can Help

By | October 16, 2019

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.

To Learn English, Bilingual Children Need Robust Vocabulary

By | October 9, 2019

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.

Faculty Receive National Academies' Early-Career Research Fellowships

By | September 30, 2019

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.

FAU Launches Florida's First Master of Science Degree in AI

By | September 25, 2019

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science program will prepare students for careers in various education, government and industry positions that require artificial intelligence skills.

Novel Study Identifies Three Distinct Types of Teen Popularity

By | September 18, 2019

A new study finds three distinct types of teen popularity: prosocial popular; aggressive popular; and bistrategic popular or Machiavellian. Loved and feared, Machiavellian-like teens were the most popular.

New Method Reveals Effects of Mechanical Fatigue on Biological Cells

By | September 17, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers developed a method to measure the effects of mechanical fatigue on biological cells using microfluidics and amplitude-modulated electro-deformation.

Antibiotic Resistance Surges in Dolphins, Mirroring Humans

By | September 16, 2019

FAU Harbor Branch researchers and collaborators conducted a long-term study examining 13 years of antibiotic resistance trends in wild Bottlenose dolphins in Florida's Indian River Lagoon.

'Dream Team' Awarded $1.1 Million for Blind Mexican Cavefish Research

By | August 29, 2019

FAU researchers have received a $1.1 million NSF grant to develop powerful transgenic tools and gene-editing technologies in the blind Mexican cavefish to significantly advance it as a research model system.

Millennials, Think You're Digitally Better Than Us? Yes, Says Science

By | August 28, 2019

A study by FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is one of the first to examine the information technology switching prowess phenomenon in the "Net Generation," revealing some surprising results.

Scientist Lands $1.7 Million NIH Grant for Tissue Engineering Approach

By | August 27, 2019

A leading scientist in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received a grant for a research project that offers hope for eye disease and regenerative medicine using a novel tissue engineering approach.