Latest Research Articles

FAU Lands $1.3 Million Grant to Clean Up Stinky Seaweed in Florida

By | April 10, 2024

FAU Harbor Branch researchers will assess if it is better to harvest Sargassum in water as opposed to on the beach to better plan for removing vast amounts of seaweed from beaches and preventing aggregations.

Study: These Metro Areas are Most at Risk for Pricing Corrections

By | April 8, 2024

The Sun Belt states lead the nation in housing premiums significantly higher than long-term pricing trends, suggesting the risk of a pricing correction is growing in these places, data shows.

'Back to the Future' to Forecast the Fate of a Dead Florida Coral Reef

By | March 28, 2024

Going back thousands of years to reconstruct a coral death assemblage, a study offers a glimpse into a once vibrant coral reef community and explores if history can repeat itself in the face of climate change.

FAU Experts Available to Discuss Upcoming Solar Eclipse

By | March 28, 2024

Experts from Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science are available to discuss various aspects related to the upcoming solar eclipse.

FAU Housing Expert: NAR Settlement May Lead to More Complex Deals

By | March 27, 2024

The settlement from the National Association of Realtors related to broker commissions is likely to do more harm than good for buyers and sellers, according to a real estate expert at FAU.

Study Explores Severe Hurricanes and Coral Reef Sponge Recolonization

By | March 26, 2024

A study by FAU researchers and colleagues is the first to evaluate substrate recolonization by sponges in the U.S. Virgin Islands after two catastrophic storms using genetic analyses.

Happiness Poll: Democrats, Biden Voters Report More Happiness Than GOP

By | March 19, 2024

Voters of the Democratic party and U.S. President Joe Biden are happier than voters for the Republican party, according to a new FAU PolCom and Mainstreet Research happiness poll.

Study: The Riskiest Markets to Own in Based on Price-to-Rent Premiums

By | March 19, 2024

While housing values in Sunbelt states have benefited from recent demographic changes, these states may be most at risk for pricing corrections, new data from researchers at FAU and FIU indicates.

Choosing Over the Counter Drugs for COVID 19? It's Complicated

By | March 19, 2024

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers and academic colleagues took a closer look at both the potential benefits and risks of acetaminophen, NSAIDs and aspirin to treat mild symptoms of COVID-19.

FAU Seeks Participants for Harmful Algal Blooms Study in Cape Coral

By | March 18, 2024

FAU researchers are asking residents of Cape Coral and surrounding communities to consider participating in a study to help evaluate the potential impacts of exposure to harmful algal blooms (HABs).