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Study Finds Why Baby Leatherback Marine Turtles Can't 'See the Sea'

By | May 19, 2022

For most sea turtles, finding the ocean is pretty straightforward. However, baby leatherbacks often crawl around in circles during "seafinding." FAU researchers uncover why this happens by turning to the moon.

FAU Receives $28 Million Scholarship Gift to Support Medical Education

By | May 12, 2022

FAU has received the largest scholarship gift in its history from John and Ann Wood in memory of their son, Robert A. Wood, to support students in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.

Florida Dominates List of 25 Most Overvalued U.S. Rental Markets

By | May 3, 2022

Rental rates for homes and apartments have spiked across the nation, and Florida is the center of the surge, according to a new study from Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.

It's Official, They're Doctors!

By | April 29, 2022

The 64 members of the Schmidt College of Medicine's class of 2022 are among the nation's newest physicians. They received their Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees at the eighth commencement ceremony.

When it Comes to Preventing Alzheimer's, Women Respond Better Than Men

By | April 26, 2022

A study headed by FAU's Richard Isaacson, M.D., is the first to examine if sex significantly affects cognitive outcomes in people who follow individually-tailored, multi-domain clinical interventions.

Strong Demand for Homes Bolsters Prices, Forcing Buyers to Overpay

By | April 26, 2022

Home prices in the overwhelming majority of the nation's largest housing markets continue to rise despite the Federal Reserve's move to raise mortgage rates in hopes of curtailing runaway demand.

FAU Student's Healthy Food Venture Wins Business Pitch Competition

By | April 25, 2022

An FAU management major who wants to create a company offering restaurant-quality healthy meals from a vending machine won the $10,000 first prize in the 14th annual Business Pitch Competition.

Pain in the Neck? New Surgical Method Could be Game-changing

By | April 21, 2022

FAU and Marcus Neuroscience Institute researchers have developed a technique to improve anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, which shows promise for patients with degenerative cervical spine disease.

FAU Poll: Consumer Confidence Rising Among U.S. Hispanics

By | April 13, 2022

Despite a higher cost of living from rising inflation, the Hispanic population in the United States was more optimistic about its finances heading into the new year than it was at the end of 2021.

Sunlight's Healing Effects Help Green Sea Turtles With Tumors

By | April 12, 2022

A study by researchers at FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science reveals that helping imperiled green sea turtles suffering with large debilitating tumors may be a simple as sunlight.