Fruit flies can tell us a lot about sleep deprivation and metabolic disorders. A study is the first to show that a conserved gene - translin - works as a modulator of sleep in response to metabolic changes.
A new study by researchers at FAU and their collaborators has revealed a dramatic decline in the number of adult Americans who pray or believe in God, hitting an all-time low in 2014.
The "love" hormone, oxytocin, is an indispensable part of childbirth and mother-child bonding. A new study at FAU is looking at how a mother's levels of oxytocin might be different in women with depression.
Pre-Health Professions Day is an opportunity for FAU undergraduates, graduates, and the community to talk with admissions representatives from health-related graduate and professional programs.
A biomedical scientist has received a $1.2 million grant from the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program, Florida Department of Health, to develop a new and innovative approach to treat stroke.
Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst was featured live on Discovery Education to talk about her experience as "America's Top Young Scientist."
A new study is the first to examine the relationship between paid sick leave benefits and delays in medical care and forgone medical care for both working adults and their family members.
Heavy rainfall led to the release of billions of gallons of water from Lake Okeechobee into the St. Lucie River, which is damaging the delicate balance of freshwater and saltwater in surrounding estuaries.
Activity has resumed at the "Old Vero Man" Site in Vero Beach, an archaeological project that is overseen by FAU's Harbor Branch and Department of Anthropology.
Bjorn Nils Anders Lamborn, Ph.D., former physics professor and chair, has left a $1.1 million endowment to establish an Eminent Scholar Chair in Theoretical Physics, and a $100,000 scholarship endowment.