Science & Health

Psychologist named one of the most influential in the nation

Psychologist named one of the most influential in the nation

Chockalingham “Vish” Viswesvaran has been named one of the most influential industrial and organizational psychologists in the nation. The FIU […]

Stempel College unveils first clinical research lab for hookah smoking in South Florida

Stempel College unveils first clinical research lab for hookah smoking in South Florida

When FIU graduate student John Cibotti finishes a long day, he sets up his custom-built hookah for a smoking session […]

NSF awards FIU $3 million for national pilot program to increase female physics majors

NSF awards FIU $3 million for national pilot program to increase female physics majors

Armed with a $3 million National Science Foundation grant, researchers are heading back to high school to encourage more women […]

Dr. Joe Greer named Citizen of the Year

Dr. Joe Greer named Citizen of the Year

The Bob Graham Center for Public Service, a nonpartisan civic engagement center at the University of Florida, has named Dr. […]

The next generation of personalized cancer treatment

The next generation of personalized cancer treatment

Cancer, in most cases, is still treated the same way as it was a few decades ago – with surgery, […]

To keep students interested in physics, have them interact

To keep students interested in physics, have them interact

Social butterflies may be more likely to continue studying science, technology, engineering and math and ultimately take up a STEM […]

Infectious Disease Society of America names FIU student a  2017 Medical Scholar

Infectious Disease Society of America names FIU student a 2017 Medical Scholar

Thomas Weppelman, a second-year medical student at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM), has been named a 2017 Medical Scholar […]

New molecular, biomedical sciences certificate program pays off for students

New molecular, biomedical sciences certificate program pays off for students

Micky Akinrodoye was a little boy in Nigeria when he accidentally ran into a sliding glass door. Doctors saved his […]

New device expedites detection of harmful pathogens in food supply

New device expedites detection of harmful pathogens in food supply

When food shopping, it’s easy to overlook what it took to get your favorite meats and produce to the grocery […]

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Logo - DEA

In the throes of an epidemic, FIU says throw out your old prescription drugs

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 29 As the nation struggles to understand the opioid epidemic, the Centers for […]

Why frogs need saving

Why frogs need saving

On April 29, the world’s frogs are celebrated on Save The Frogs Day. But throughout the year, FIU researchers go […]

FIU researcher Rolando Santos examines baited remote underwater video to study fish in newly opened Joe Bay.

Scientists study portion of Everglades closed to people for decades

After nearly 40 years of being closed off to the public, visitors to Everglades National Park can now explore Joe […]

Natural oyster bed as seen at low tide in the Lynhaven Inlet off the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach, Va.

Oysters hold secrets to Chesapeake Bay’s past

People began to negatively impact the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay earlier than previously thought, a new study finds. […]

Seagrasses at World Heritage Site still suffer from heat wave

Seagrasses at World Heritage Site still suffer from heat wave

Massive seagrass beds in Western Australia’s Shark Bay have showed little recovery from a devastating 2011 heat wave, according to a […]

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Why are medical students doing rounds at the art museum?

Why are medical students doing rounds at the art museum?

You expect to see medical students doing rounds at a hospital, but at an art museum? That’s exactly what a […]