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FIU environmental studies researcher Cody Eggenberger

Freshwater flow affects Everglades fish, but how?

With tarpon fishing season at its peak, FIU scientists are tracking the saltwater fish throughout the Florida Everglades. They want […]

South Florida’s parks are a cut above

South Florida’s parks are a cut above

When Wallet Hub analyzed the year’s “Best & Worst Cities for Recreation,” they compared the quality of parks, accessibility of […]

Volcano sharks are a thing

Volcano sharks are a thing

Researchers investigate for Shark Week FIU researchers dive into the world of sharks and volcanoes this week during Discovery Channel’s […]

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DNA becomes primary target in fight against glioblastoma

DNA becomes primary target in fight against glioblastoma

By exploiting a brain tumor’s own biology, researchers at FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) are hoping to destroy glioblastoma, a […]

Research team selected to monitor plan that could save Florida Bay

Research team selected to monitor plan that could save Florida Bay

FIU will monitor the impacts of a large-scale construction project designed to save Florida Bay, according to a contract approved […]

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FIU/Baptist scientist honored for contributions to cancer research, diversity

FIU/Baptist scientist honored for contributions to cancer research, diversity

The National Cancer Institute’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities recently celebrated its 21st anniversary by honoring some of its […]

Caribbean reef sharks patrol the reefs in great numbers off Grand Cayman. While shark fishing is allowed here, there seems to be a high abundance of sharks which is rare of the Caribbean.

Global FinPrint guides shark conservation in Dominican Republic

Officials in the Dominican Republic are working with Global FinPrint researchers to guide their conservation efforts in the wake of a […]

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First-of-its-kind master’s in enterprise logistics to prepare students for the workforce

First-of-its-kind master’s in enterprise logistics to prepare students for the workforce

As the gateway to Latin America, South Florida is a hub for logistics and home to many companies looking to […]

FIU researchers, including Rene Price, led talks on the environmental challenges to Biscayne Bay.

South Florida comes together to help save Biscayne Bay

A 63-inch sewer line broke June 20, sending waste into Miami-Dade County’s Biscayne Canal and Intracoastal Waterway. Although the “no […]

Collaboration, integration essential for growth of life sciences in South Florida

Collaboration, integration essential for growth of life sciences in South Florida

What will distinguish South Florida from other innovation clusters across the nation? Collaboration. “Collaboration and how community gets built will […]

Health care experts

Health care experts

FIU experts are available to comment on the health care legislation. For questions or assistance in contacting any of the […]

Building better bridges: An FIU professor is leading the nation’s efforts to make infrastructure safer

Building better bridges: An FIU professor is leading the nation’s efforts to make infrastructure safer

FIU has designated five university programs as “preeminent,” a recognition of high-caliber, collaborative work that generates unique learning opportunities, pioneering […]

Focus on innovation: Better chemical testing

Focus on innovation: Better chemical testing

Research coming out of FIU combines advanced chemical coatings created in a campus lab with one of the most commonly […]

FIU biology student Valeria Paz helps conduct research on coral reef restoration.

Marine scientists and astronauts join forces to create world’s deepest coral nursery

Nestled in the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary, 10 tree-like structures made of PVC pipes rise up from the ocean floor. […]

Zika outbreak in Wynwood stifled local economy

Zika outbreak in Wynwood stifled local economy

FIU researchers present first report documenting Zika’s negative impact on popular Miami district A new study released by FIU’s Robert Stempel […]