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Study Reveals Indigenous People's Choice of Medicinal Plants

By | November 6, 2019

Researchers discovered a novel way to find the intracultural heterogeneity of traditional knowledge while testing the non-random selection of medicinal plants in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

New AR/VR Lab Brings Imagination to Life for FAU Students

By | October 28, 2019

Florida Atlantic University has opened "The Portal," a new lab in the S.E. Wimberly Library which will serve as a collaborative space specifically focused on augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).

Society is Rejecting Facts; Medical Researchers Can Help

By | October 16, 2019

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers say that medical researchers must help the public understand the rigorous process of science to discern anecdotes and fake news from peer-reviewed scientific results.

FAU Celebrates 'Owlstock' for Homecoming 2019

By | October 10, 2019

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Homecoming 2019 "Owlstock" beginning Friday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 18, at its Boca Raton, Broward, and Jupiter campuses.

FAU Launches Florida's First Master of Science Degree in AI

By | September 25, 2019

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science program will prepare students for careers in various education, government and industry positions that require artificial intelligence skills.

Novel Study Identifies Three Distinct Types of Teen Popularity

By | September 18, 2019

A new study finds three distinct types of teen popularity: prosocial popular; aggressive popular; and bistrategic popular or Machiavellian. Loved and feared, Machiavellian-like teens were the most popular.

Warren Cuts Into Biden's Lead, Top Democrats in Dead Heat with Trump

By | September 18, 2019

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has pulled within 10 points of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic party's presidential nomination in 2020, according to a statewide survey of by FAU.

New Method Reveals Effects of Mechanical Fatigue on Biological Cells

By | September 17, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers developed a method to measure the effects of mechanical fatigue on biological cells using microfluidics and amplitude-modulated electro-deformation.

25 FAU High Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

By | September 17, 2019

Twenty-five Florida Atlantic University High School students have been named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Competition.

FAU's International Business Program Ranked in Top 25 by U.S. News

By | September 13, 2019

FAU College of Business' International Business undergraduate program is ranked No. 25 in the country in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.