NEWS ARCHIVE


New Study on Development of Parkinson's Disease is 'On the Nose'

By | August 3, 2020

The loss of a sense of smell is known to be one of the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease (PD). In a new study, an FAU neuroscientist and colleagues link inflammation, olfaction and pathology seen in PD.

Sea Level Rise: Impacts to Property and Regional Planning Solutions

By | July 28, 2020

A new FAU study reveals that urgent action is needed to protect billions of dollars in real estate investment across South Florida due to impacts of sea level rise over the next several decades.

Study Provides Unique Glimpse into Whitespotted Eagle Rays' Behavior

By | July 22, 2020

Using biotelemetry, FAU Harbor Branch researchers are the first to characterize the ecology and fine-scale habitat use of "near threatened" whitespotted eagle rays in Florida.

Study First to Show Tiger Sharks' Travels and Desired Hangouts

By | July 15, 2020

Using satellite telemetry, a groundbreaking study by Matt Ajemian, Ph.D., FAU's Harbor Branch, and collaborators, documents the core habitat use of tiger sharks in the Gulf of Mexico.

Like Humans, Beluga Whales Form Social Networks Beyond Family Ties

By | July 10, 2020

A researcher from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators are the first to uncover the role kinship plays in complex groupings and relationships of beluga whales in 10 locations across the Arctic.

Traffic Data Show Drastic Changes in Human Behavior at Pandemic Onset

By | July 1, 2020

Using same-day traffic volumes for March 2019 and March 2020 across Florida, researchers examined the relationship of key governmental requests for public isolation and travel limitations.

Climate Change Still is Key Topic for Floridians in Era of Coronavirus

By | June 25, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has not altered Floridians' belief in climate change, according to the third Florida Climate Resilience Survey.

FAU Medicine Ushers in New Research Phase to Prevent Dementia

By | June 17, 2020

The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation $3 million grant extension will enable the launch of the new "FAU Center for Brain Health" and will support precision medicine approaches to prevent dementia.

World's Most Comprehensive Health Analysis of Nesting Sea Turtles

By | June 16, 2020

A study by FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators provides critical insights for sea turtle conservation and population recovery, which are especially timely as the world observes "Sea Turtle Day."

Marine Science Lab Receives $1.125M from Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation

By | June 16, 2020

Florida Atlantic University has officially announced a $1.125 million gift from The Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation.