Highlights


Who’s a ‘Good Boy?’ Astro, FAU’s Smart Robodog That’s Who

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Using deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI), FAU scientists are bringing to life one of about a handful of these quadruped robots in the world. Read more.


Ask a Scientist with Teresa Wilcox, Ph.D.

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Florida Atlantic University College of Science Dean, Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D. dives into what Science is as a tool. He interviews Chair of the Psychology department, Dr. Teresa Wilcox who discusses her research on the origins of knowledge. Dr. Wilcox looks for where our human knowledge comes from through her focus on babies and their social interactions through people and mechanical entities. Listen Here


FAU Marine Laboratory Helps Turtle Conservation


Jeanette Wyneken, Ph.D., researches marine turtles at the FAU Marine Laboratory in Boca Raton. With climate change causing longer and hotter summers in South Florida, the sea turtle gender ratio is being thrown way out of balance. The research performed by Jeanette’s lab indicates a large decrease in the male population among three different species that Dr. Wyneken has been monitoring over the past 20 years. Read more


Research in Action with Science Dean Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D.

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Following his Research in Action talk at the Boca Raton Public Library, College of Science Dean and Professor, Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., shared a blog post about his experience. Read more.


FAU Researchers Featured on National Geographic

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Professor of Biological Sciences, Stephen Kajiura, Ph.D., and Assistant Research Professor, Matt Ajemian, Ph.D., were recently featured on the National Geographic show "When Sharks Attack" in an episode titled, The Shark Bite State. Watch here.


Camera Traps Reveal Secretive Dryas Monkey

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Graduate student, Daniel Alempijevic's, persistence with camera traps finds that the Dryas monkey is a master of stealth and more common than previously thought. Read more.


Exercise Science and Health Promotion Joins the College of Science

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Science Dean Ata Sarajedini would like to welcome the Department of Exercise Science and Health Promotion (ESHP) to the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. Read more.


Ask a Scientist with Rindy Anderson, Ph.D.

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Florida Atlantic University College of Science Dean, Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., talks about how science is a self-correcting process through the testing of theories, and the fundamentals of research. He speaks with Rindy Anderson, Ph.D., a behavioral ecologist. Anderson studies the social behavior of songbirds, in particular, the vocal signals of Bachman's sparrows. This interview was made in partnership with the Research in Action lecture series, as part of the FAU Division of Research. Listen Here


Teens "Mocked" By Parents at Greater Risk for Bullying

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New evidence suggests that adolescent bullying and victimization may have origins in the home. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and Uppsala University in Sweden, have identified another type of parenting that contributes to peer difficulties: Read More. 


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