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FAU and SK Telecom, South Korea’s Largest Telecommunications Company, Sign Research Collaboration Agreement


FAU and SK Telecom have entered into a research and education agreement to collaborate on the development of secure communications using quantum physics.
23-Nov-2015 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

FAU Harbor Branch Scientists Discover New Camouflage Mechanism for Fish in the Open Ocean


Fish have a remarkable way to hide from their predators using camouflage techniques. A new discovery shows that fish scales have evolved to not only reflect light, but to also scramble polarization. Scientists identified the tissue structure that...
19-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

20 Million Tweets Reveal A Lot About You, New FAU Study Finds


What can you tell about people and their situations from only 140 characters? Apparently, quite a lot according to a new study about Twitter. Researchers from FAU used more than 20 million Tweets to study the psychological characteristics of...
13-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Patients with Severe Mental Illness at Increased Risk for Diabetes Rarely Get Tested According to New Study


A new study examined diabetes screenings in a cohort of 50,915 publically insured adults with severe mental illness who were taking antipsychotic medication. Researchers found that more than 70 percent did not receive a diabetes screening test....
12-Nov-2015 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

FAU and University MRI Join Forces to Establish High-Tech Human Brain Imaging Facility


Florida Atlantic University and University MRI have joined forces to establish the Human Brain Imaging Facility to propel the University’s focus in the neurosciences and provide researchers with access to the newest imaging technologies available...
5-Nov-2015 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

New, Three-Minute Test Effectively Diagnoses Lewy Body Dementia


The late Robin Williams had this form of dementia, which also can cause visual hallucinations and make depression worse. Until now, there has been no way to assess or operationalize many of the cognitive and behavioral symptoms of Lewy Body dementia...
4-Nov-2015 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

FAU and Max Planck Sign Innovative Agreement to Recruit and Retain Promising Scientists


Florida Atlantic University, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) and the Max Planck Society based in Germany, have signed an innovative agreement to facilitate a research and education program that will recruit promising...
28-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New, Three-Minute Test Effectively Diagnoses Lewy Body Dementia


Although Lewy Body disease (LBD) is the second-most-common degenerative disease after Alzheimer’s disease (AD), it’s not exactly a household name. A fast, new test can assess clinical signs and symptoms of this disease, and discriminate between...
26-Oct-2015 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FAU Middle East Expert Available to Discuss Recent Attacks in Paris


16-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST

Leading FAU Neuroscientist Shares Common Myths and Truths About Alzheimer’s Disease


More than five million Americans and 15 million caregivers are impacted by Alzheimer's disease. A leading neuroscientist at Florida Atlantic University has developed eight myths and truths about this prevalent form of dementia.
10-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST

FAU’s Leading Expert on Lewy Body Dementia Available to Discuss Recent News on Robin Williams’ Battle With This Disease


3-Nov-2015 5:30 PM EST

FAU Expert Available to Comment on Republican Presidential Debate


16-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT

FAU Professor at the Forefront of Climate Change, Sea-Level Rise and Environmental Research


1-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT

FAU Professor Leads Research on Sensory Biology of Sharks and Massive Seasonal Migration of Blacktip Sharks in South Florida


16-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

FAU Neuroscientist Leads Efforts to Detect and Treat Alzheimer's Disease and Other Forms of Dementia


Every 67 seconds someone is the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia. James E. Galvin, M.D., M.P.H., one of the most prominent neuroscientists in the country, is at the helm of cutting-edge research, screening...
15-Jun-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Professor and Expert on Statins Publishes Guidance for Clinicians


Dr. Charles H. Hennekens has done ground-breaking research on the benefits of statins, aspirin, ACE inhibitors, ARBs as well as beta adrenergic blockers. His guidance will assist clinicians to address the clinical and public health challenges to...
10-Jun-2015 8:00 AM EDT

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