NEWS ARCHIVE


After Hundreds of Years, Study Confirms Bermuda Home to Cownose Rays

By | May 20, 2024

Using citizen science and morphological and genetic data, FAU Harbor Branch researchers are the first to provide evidence that the Atlantic cownose ray has recently made a new home in Bermuda.

FAU Hosts Inaugural Amyloid Related Diseases Summit

By | May 17, 2024

The summit brought together leading scientists in the field across North America and Europe to discuss the latest research and advancements in the study of amyloid-related diseases.

FAU Researcher Receives Grant for 'Somaesthetics of Atmosphere'

By | May 16, 2024

Richard Shusterman, Ph.D., in FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, has received a grant to explore a recent topic in the humanities and arts that commands growing attention - "atmosphere."

Biohybrid Robotic Hand Will Help Unravel Complex Sensation of Touch

By | May 15, 2024

FAU engineering researchers have developed a novel biohybrid neuro-prosthetic research platform to refine control of artificial hands and lead to a better understanding of the complex sensation of touch.

90% of Floridians Believe Climate Change is Happening

By | May 14, 2024

The latest FAU survey found that 90% of Floridians believe that climate change is happening and that belief in human-caused climate change has surged among Independents and slipped among Republicans.

2024 Florida Atlantic WAVE Competition ֱ Announced

By | May 14, 2024

Florida Atlantic's Division of Research has announced the 2024 winners of the ninth annual Florida Atlantic WAVE Competition, an undergraduate and graduate applied research and entrepreneurial competition

Alarming Rise of Electronic Vaping Use in U.S. Adolescents

By | May 13, 2024

Researchers explored temporal trends for ninth through 12th grades among 57,006 adolescents and found that vaping has significantly increased by more than three-and-one-half times from 2015 to 2019.

FAU Researchers Land $1M in FDOH Grants to Fight Alzheimer's Disease

By | May 8, 2024

Three FAU researchers have received funding from the Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer's Disease Research ֱ to tackle this global health crisis with their unique approaches.

60% of Women with Disabilities View Cannabis as a 'Harmless' Drug

By | May 7, 2024

FAU researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine assessed the perceived risk of harm associated with weekly cannabis use by disability status in a sample of 20,234 women ages 18 to 49.

FAU Creates New Department of Biomedical Engineering

By | May 2, 2024

The College of Engineering and Computer Science has created a Department of Biomedical Engineering that will focus on biomaterials and tissue engineering; smart health systems; and bio-robotics.