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Researchers use computer-based treatment for children with anxiety

When traditional methods of treatment do not work for children suffering from anxiety disorders, researchers at FIU believe they have […]

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Summer camp gives high school students chance to explore geoscience

Summer camp gives high school students chance to explore geoscience

When a group of high school students participated in a geocaching exercise, using GPS devices and clues to locate hidden […]

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Students in journalism professor Juliet Pinto's multimedia capstone course pose at the Aquarius mission control center in Islamorada, FL.

Journalism students cover underwater NASA mission

FIU digital media student Bruno Grundy got the filmmaker’s chance of lifetime when he dove 60 feet below to the […]

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Researchers developing a test for real-time stress detection

Researchers developing a test for real-time stress detection

FIU researchers are developing a test to detect in real-time a person’s level of cortisol – widely known as the […]

NASA returns to Aquarius for first of 2 missions this year

NASA returns to Aquarius for first of 2 missions this year

NASA returned to the bottom of the sea this week for a nine-day mission at the FIU Aquarius Reef Base. […]

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Marine sciences  graduate students pose aboard the R/V Bellows before embarking on their four-day research cruise in the Gulf of Mexico. 

Photo by Diana Churchill.

Grad students embark on research cruise in Gulf of Mexico

Most students spend their summers working odd jobs or catching up on much-needed rest, but a group of doctoral students […]

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FIU researcher: Home blood pressure monitoring kits can save money and lives

FIU researcher: Home blood pressure monitoring kits can save money and lives

Keeping a home-blood pressure monitoring kit at home, may not only help save lives, but help save money. According to […]

Infants with a clear hand preference show advanced language ability as toddlers

Infants with a clear hand preference show advanced language ability as toddlers

Infants who exhibit a consistent right hand preference are more likely to develop advanced language skills by age two, according […]

Can a phone call from a nurse lower health care costs?

Can a phone call from a nurse lower health care costs?

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Outbreak: High school students play disease detectives at FIU College of Medicine

Outbreak: High school students play disease detectives at FIU College of Medicine

They had a script with a catchy title, Outbreak, and a plot worthy of a Hollywood movie: hundreds of South […]

8 of the best moments from Mission 31

8 of the best moments from Mission 31

For the past month, Fabien Cousteau and a team of FIU researchers conducted underwater tests and research inside FIU’s Aquarius […]

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OCD patients benefit from family-inclusive treatments, says FIU psychologist

OCD patients benefit from family-inclusive treatments, says FIU psychologist

One in 40 adults in the United States have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). That means that among the 54,000 students […]

Center for Children and Families offers online resources for parents and professionals

Center for Children and Families offers online resources for parents and professionals

The Center for Children and Families (CCF) at FIU is making mental health care resources more accessible for families worldwide […]

FIU NSF Fellow Carla Abad and her mentor Shannon Pruden.

Students receive prestigious NSF fellowships

Three FIU doctoral students were named National Science Foundation (NSF) fellows as part of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program […]

Science magazine goes batty for Bohn

Science magazine goes batty for Bohn

FIU biologist Kirsten Bohn has made a career out of music, but she’s not a performer or a record producer. She’s […]