NEWS ARCHIVE


Goliath Groupers May Be Key to Undersea National Security

By | February 20, 2019

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded FAU's Harbor Branch up to $5 million to detect undersea threats. The stealthy and exceptionally large Goliath grouper is the focus of this project.

FAU Awarded $450,000 from NSF for Quantum Computer Security

By | February 15, 2019

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science is collaborating with George Mason University and the University of South Florida to thwart attacks on quantum computers.

From Selfies to Self-diagnosing Disease with Smartphones

By | February 14, 2019

Scientists from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a cell phone imaging algorithm that makes a smartphone camera as powerful as spectroscopy, a device used in scientific research.

Born to Run: Just Not on Cocaine

By | January 16, 2019

FAU neuroscientists and collaborators found a surprising response to cocaine in a novel strain of mutant mice - they failed to show hyperactivity seen in normal mice when given cocaine and didn't run around.

2019 'Frontiers in Science' Public Lecture Series

By | January 11, 2019

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will host its 2019 "Frontiers in Science" series with seven different lectures, on Fridays from Jan. 11 through April 5.

Florida's First NSF-funded AI and Deep Learning Laboratory

By | January 10, 2019

Led by researchers in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, FAU will establish Florida's first NSF-funded Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Training and Research Laboratory.

Who's Tougher? Baby Sharks or Daddy Sharks?

By | January 3, 2019

One would assume that since humans and many animals tend to get stiffer and perhaps tougher as they reach adulthood, the same would be true for sharks. FAU and NOAA scientists set out to test this hypothesis.

FAU Awarded More than $1.1 Million for Alzheimer's Research

By | December 19, 2018

FAU Brain Institute fellows have received more than $1.1 million from the Florida Department of Health's Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer's Disease Research Program.

'Eavesdropping' on Groupers' Mating Calls Key to Survival

By | December 12, 2018

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and FAU's Harbor Branch have developed a novel technique to identify groupers by their sounds or grouper calls using deep neural networks.

Type of Exercise Halts Cognitive Decline in Obese People

By | December 10, 2018

FAU researchers have discovered what might be an effective strategy to prevent and combat cognitive dysfunction in obese individuals using an effective form of exercise - high-intensity interval exercise.