NEWS ARCHIVE


Three FAU SeaPerch Teams Qualify for National Competition

By | February 22, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's SeaPerch teams recently won 15 awards at a regional competition hosted by FAU's A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School.

New Device Could Rapidly Detect Zika Virus at Airports

By | February 22, 2017

About the size of a tablet, a portable device that could be used in many settings like an airport, may hold the key to detecting the Zika virus accurately, rapidly and inexpensively using just a saliva sample.

FAU Celebrates National Engineers Week

By | February 20, 2017

The annual week of events is designed to increase awareness of the engineering profession and recognize the accomplishments and contributions engineers make to society.

Marine Sponge May Provide Antibacterial Solutions for MRSA

By | February 8, 2017

A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge is showing potent antibacterial activity against the drug resistant bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus also called the "super bug."

FAU Designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution

By | February 7, 2017

FAU has received federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, which only is awarded to colleges and universities with enrollment of full-time Hispanic undergraduate students of at least 25 percent.

First Video Footage of Monkey Population Nearing Extinction

By | February 1, 2017

Using remote sensing cameras and sound recorders, FAU scientists are the first to capture rare video footage of a newly discovered population of critically endangered monkeys in a remote region in the world.

FAU and Sancilio Team Up on Therapy for Inherited Blindness

By | January 30, 2017

Researchers from FAU and Sancilio and Company, Inc. are collaborating to develop a treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa, an inherited disease that causes severe progressive vision impairment and blindness.

Tick-borne Disease Advocate Has Voice in Future Research

By | January 20, 2017

Alana Edwards served on review panels to select applications submitted to the Department of Defense to decide how the $5 million appropriated by Congress will be spent on future tick-borne disease research.

Experts Urge for Wider Prescription of Statins

By | January 18, 2017

Researchers from FAU and Harvard address the possible but unproven link between statins and diabetes and emphasize that the link to diabetes is questionable and inconsequential.

FAU Graduate Earns Prestigious Post-Doctoral Fellowship

By | December 21, 2016

Ramon Garcia-Areas' groundbreaking research on breast cancer has earned him a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship at Institut Curie Pasteur in Paris, one of the world's leading research institutes.