NEWS ARCHIVE


Researcher Examines Bilingual Development in Children

By | August 23, 2018

Bilingual children from immigrant families should not be expected to be two monolinguals in one. It takes them longer to learn two languages at once compared to just one, but a researcher says, "Don't worry."

In Teen Friendships, Misery Does Love Company

By | August 20, 2018

A study that examined anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, and submissiveness found that teens with similar levels of anxiety and depression are more likely to remain friends from one year to the next.

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., to Lead FAU's Harbor Branch

By | August 10, 2018

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., an internationally renowned researcher and a leading oceanographer, has been named executive director of FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

Scientist Receives Grant for Cancer Metastasis Research

By | August 8, 2018

A leading FAU scientist has received $708,044 from the Florida Department of Health to identify what contributes to the ability of tumor cells to move through the body and find other places to "set up shop."

NSF Grant Will Support Health Care Delivery Network Systems

By | August 1, 2018

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $599,983 NSF research grant for data mining models and algorithms for complex dynamic information networks for health care delivery.

FAU $1.8 Million NIH Grant Will Address Pain, Addiction

By | July 31, 2018

A scientist's ground-breaking work on the basic mechanisms and biochemical basis of chronic pain and drug addiction have opened new avenues of research and identified novel drug targets for these disorders.

Where Baby White Sharks 'Hang Out' in the North Atlantic

By | July 18, 2018

A study is the first to confirm the movement patterns and seasonal migrations of baby white sharks in the north Atlantic Ocean. Results provide novel insights into this vulnerable early stage of life.

FAU and Collaborators Receive $1.68 Million NIH Grant

By | July 17, 2018

FAU neuroscientist Alex Keene, Ph.D., is working on a joint project that uses genomic and transgenic technology in Mexican cavefish to identify genetic loci that contribute to sleep, feeding, and metabolism.

'Skinny Fat' in Older Adults May Predict Alzheimer's Risk

By | July 5, 2018

A novel study has found that "skinny fat" - the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass - may be an important predictor of cognitive performance in older adults.

FAU Enrolling for Alzheimer's Prevention Research Program

By | June 21, 2018

FAU's Comprehensive Center for Brain Health is now enrolling patients for the pioneering Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative Generation Program that is made up of two clinical trials.