Science & Health

5 things you need to know about the Chikungunya virus

5 things you need to know about the Chikungunya virus

It’s no secret that mosquitos are a huge headache for residents in South Florida. But what appears to be a […]

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Linguist explores neurodevelopment in bilingual preterm infants

Researchers are teaming up to examine bilingualism as a potential strategy to improve memory, reasoning, problem-solving and other executive functions […]

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Professor Stavros Georgakopoulos shows how researchers are bringing age-old origami techniques to 21st century space.

Origami research continues to unfold

  In January 2014, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing announced that a National Science Foundation […]

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College of Medicine students join prestigious medical honor society

College of Medicine students join prestigious medical honor society

A group of Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine students joined a club so prestigious it includes more than fifty Nobel […]

3 reasons to attend the Personalized Nanomedicine Symposium

3 reasons to attend the Personalized Nanomedicine Symposium

Where do some of the greatest minds converge to discuss solving some of the world’s largest problems with the smallest […]

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4 tips for your child this winter break

4 tips for your child this winter break

Winter break is fast approaching, and while it’s a wonderful time for families, it can also be a source of […]

Students from FIU's College of Engineering and Computing helped design and build a satellite that will launch into space in 2015.

FIU in Space: Electrical engineering students build satellite in historic collaboration

If you teach, taught or parent a student, you know that it can be a challenge to keep students actively […]

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Alumna introduces Vice President Biden at White House college summit

Alumna introduces Vice President Biden at White House college summit

D.C. weekly update: While FIU made historic commitments in Washington D.C. to expand college access, an FIU alumna introduced Vice […]

Stocker main telescope to make debut at winter star party

Stocker main telescope to make debut at winter star party

The Stocker AstroScience Center‘s main telescope will make its debut to the general public at the end-of-the-semester Winter Star Party this […]

Top 5 myths about the flu

Top 5 myths about the flu

Hurricane season may be over, but the annual flu season is well underway. FIU News sat down with Dr. Saara […]

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Robots run riot in first Engineering Orientation robot competition

Robots run riot in first Engineering Orientation robot competition

Some looked like cartoon characters, some like utilitarian transport vehicles and some others were not that easily identifiable but all […]

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Provost Excellence Award recognizes outstanding faculty research

Provost Excellence Award recognizes outstanding faculty research

The Office of the Provost recognized eight FIU centers and institutes with the Provost Excellence Awards during Panther Football home […]

College of Medicine professor named AAAS Fellow

College of Medicine professor named AAAS Fellow

Barry Rosen, Ph.D., associate dean for Research and Graduate Programs and distinguished professor, Department of Cellular Biology and Pharmacology, has […]

Miles Medina built six aqaponics systems in the FIU Organic Garden where he studied the effects of different feeds on aquaponic cultivation.

Alumnus finds solutions for food insecurity through aquaponics

During a routine stop at the grocery store, Miles Medina MS ’14 had a random thought. Why couldn’t the store […]

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Ignoring early warning signs of defiance can lead to deviant behaviors in adolescence

Ignoring early warning signs of defiance can lead to deviant behaviors in adolescence

Rule breaking is not uncommon for preschool children, but being able to identify those children most at risk of long-term […]