Science & Health

Deering Estate in Cutler Bay, Fla.

FIU, Deering Estate formalize partnership

Florida International University and Deering Estate are joining forces to create new research and education opportunities. FIU and Deering Estate, […]

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5 things you need to know about Zika, its spread

5 things you need to know about Zika, its spread

On Monday, Feb. 1, the World Health Organization declared the Zika virus a public health issue of international concern, a […]

‘Making a Murderer’ interrogation of intellectually disabled teen not unique, says FIU expert

‘Making a Murderer’ interrogation of intellectually disabled teen not unique, says FIU expert

Psychologist Lindsay C. Malloy has devoted her career to improving the treatment of children in the legal system, including the development of better […]

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FIU presents ‘Zika Watch: What South Florida Needs to Know’

FIU presents ‘Zika Watch: What South Florida Needs to Know’

FIU will present “Zika Watch: What South Florida Needs to Know” Wednesday, Feb. 3, in room 243 of the Graham […]

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FIU Zika experts list

FIU Zika experts list

For questions or assistance in contacting any of the following experts, please call the Office of Media Relations: Maydel Santana-Bravo: […]

FIU achieves top rank in Carnegie research classification

FIU achieves top rank in Carnegie research classification

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching announced today the newest edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher […]

Georeferencing helps explore history

Georeferencing helps explore history

From ancient Greek mythology to the drones that fly over today’s streets, society has always been fascinated with bird’s eye […]

FIU competition shines light on middle school innovators

FIU competition shines light on middle school innovators

Middle school students with posters and pointers in hand smoothed their blazers and business casual clothes and faced the do-or-die […]

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg

FIU president to lead national STEM expert committee

FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg has been named chair of a National Academies’ committee to develop benchmark and tracking tools […]

Meet the 2016 Path Award winners

Meet the 2016 Path Award winners

The Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work has selected the winners of the 2016 Path Awards. The annual Path […]

Florida's mangroves move inland to keep up with salt water intrusion caused by sea level rise.

Mangroves move inland as seas rise

Adapting to the damaging effects of climate change, plants are gradually moving to where temperatures are cooler, rainfall is greater, […]

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Health avatar could become modern version of doctor’s house call

Health avatar could become modern version of doctor’s house call

By Eric Barton It’s happy hour, and there’s a man, a man with a drinking problem, headed to his favorite […]

Understanding citizens for better Everglades restoration

Understanding citizens for better Everglades restoration

Mustafa Kamal Sikder wants more people to engage in Everglades restoration efforts. The FIU environmental studies student is examining Floridians’ […]

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Christopher Baraloto, director of the International Center for Tropical Botany, a collaboration between FIU and the National Tropical Botanical Garden.

Getting to the root of plant form and function

The remarkable diversity of plant shapes and sizes found around the world can explain how some of the most complex […]

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Forensic institute leads nation in NIJ awards for 2015

Forensic institute leads nation in NIJ awards for 2015

Researchers at FIU’s International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) have been awarded $1.5 million from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to further […]