Science & Health

FIU honored as change agent, leader in hurricane preparedness

FIU honored as change agent, leader in hurricane preparedness

  When a hurricane is barreling down on you, it’s too late to prepare. Erik Salna has dedicated his career […]

New lab helps students slay math

New lab helps students slay math

A second Mastery Math Lab has opened its doors this fall to serve more than 2,000 students enrolled in university […]

Student lands national scholarship, job at NIH after graduation

Student lands national scholarship, job at NIH after graduation

An FIU student was chosen as one of 16 undergraduates across the nation to receive a scholarship from the National […]

IDC 1000 introduces students to computer science.

Drop-in series: Curious about computer science? Take this course.

Inspired by the late Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in […]

5 easy ways to include healthy living in your busy schedule

5 easy ways to include healthy living in your busy schedule

  With 1,000 things on your to-do-list, it’s hard to find time to make healthy living choices. But what if you […]

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Protected areas can’t keep rising temperatures out

Protected areas can’t keep rising temperatures out

Protected areas can stop people from cutting and burning trees in the Amazon, but they can’t keep rising temperatures out. […]

Aedes aegypti can spread  the Zika virus

The time for spraying is over in fight against Zika, professor says

Biologist Matthew DeGennaro conducts research on mosquito behavior with FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute. He hopes to uncover information that will someday lead […]

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Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

  The largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the U.S. is underway and FIU researchers are at […]

FIU biology professor Phil Stoddard (left) and University of Miami geologist Harold Wanless (right) are recognized by Politico Magazine's Politico 50 list for their commitment to educating the public on sea level rise. Photo by Josh Ritchie for Politico Magazine.

Stoddard named to Politico 50

Sea level rise is as much a political issue as a scientific one. Philip Stoddard understands this well. He is […]

Students alleviate anxiety, depression with online therapy

Students alleviate anxiety, depression with online therapy

Vanessa G.* was on her way to pick up a family member from work when she began to feel sick. […]

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‘Big data’ research gets boost from National Science Foundation

‘Big data’ research gets boost from National Science Foundation

  FIU physicist Angie Laird is leading a team of researchers embarking on a new phase of the National Science Foundation’s BRAIN […]

When a child stops speaking, researcher helps find their voice

When a child stops speaking, researcher helps find their voice

Eleven-year-old Aylani Suazo has not spoken to anyone in school since age 7. Her mother, Aysel, knew there was a […]

Get your sleep, treat depression to guard against Alzheimer’s

Get your sleep, treat depression to guard against Alzheimer’s

New research suggests that lack of sleep and untreated depression may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, even for those […]

International trip emphasizes value of compassion in medicine

International trip emphasizes value of compassion in medicine

Deannys Batista is a second-year medical student at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. This summer, she spent six days in […]

4 key ingredients for cultivating healthy relationships

4 key ingredients for cultivating healthy relationships

From the dorm room to the workplace, relationships are a part of our daily lives. Sometimes, the relationships we have […]

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