NEWS ARCHIVE


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.

Could These 'Salt-loving' Edible Sea Vegetables be the New Kale?

By | June 11, 2020

Skip the salt! FAU Harbor Branch researchers have just completed a 10-week study to determine the optimal growing conditions for three species of sea vegetables: sea asparagus, sea purslane and saltwort.

Study Sheds Light on Neuroinflammation and Psychological Disorders

By | June 4, 2020

Findings from a groundbreaking study will help scientists and clinicians to develop more tailored treatments and therapies for people who struggle with psychological disorders such as anxiety and depression.

Researchers Urge Halt in Prescribing Hydroxycholoroquine for COVID-19

By | June 3, 2020

Researchers urge a halt on prescribing hydroxychloroquine, with or without azithromycin, to treat or prevent COVID-19, and caution that the reassuring safety profile of the drug may be more apparent than real.