Science & Health

Dr. Edilberto Alvarez on Graduation Day 2014

Four FIU grads finalists for HYPE Miami Awards

The HYPE Miami Awards presented annually by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce recognize up-and-coming young professionals who have demonstrated […]

CCF spring break program boosts organization skills in adolescents

CCF spring break program boosts organization skills in adolescents

FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) is offering a unique program to help middle school students who struggle with organization, […]

Midnight and rainbow parrotfishes are among the many herbivores helping to preserve Caribbean coral reefs.

Grazing fish can help save imperiled coral reefs

Grazing fish can help save coral reefs, but not all grazers are created equal, according to an FIU study published this month in Marine […]

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Nutrition professor recognized for breakthrough with supplements and HIV

Nutrition professor recognized for breakthrough with supplements and HIV

The American Red Cross has selected Marianna Baum as the recipient of Cervera Real Estate Ambassador Award, part of the […]

The wait is over (for some): College of Medicine scores record six early residency matches

The wait is over (for some): College of Medicine scores record six early residency matches

On what’s known as Match Day, medical students from across the country find out where they’ll spend their residencies. This year, […]

FIU hosts anthropological conference on “Health Disparities in Aging”

FIU hosts anthropological conference on “Health Disparities in Aging”

Health differences and inequities in the elderly worldwide depend on many factors. These include a person’s race, ethnic group, gender, […]

Love Bugs: A kiss is NOT just a kiss

Love Bugs: A kiss is NOT just a kiss

You must remember this; a kiss is NOT just a kiss, because the fundamentals of microbiology apply. “The human mouth […]

CDC image of skin ulcer due to leishmaniasis.

College of Medicine associate professor’s 25-year love affair with a parasite

It’s not your ordinary Valentine’s Day story. The words passion and parasites don’t usually go together, but Rita Mukhopadhyay, associate professor […]

Journalism students’ documentaries on sea level rise to air on WPBT2

Journalism students’ documentaries on sea level rise to air on WPBT2

Kate MacMillin’s Multimedia Production I and Writing for TV students were in for a treat last semester when, instead of […]

"Diatoms-Silica" (2015) by Xavier Cortada, FIU Artist In Residence in the College of Architecture + The Arts.  The pieces are made of glazed porcelain and rest on glass mosaic tiles.

Exploring Florida’s algae at the Frost Art Museum

Algae. To some, that word might conjure unpleasant images of an algal bloom in a lake or an infestation inside […]

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Composite showing secretory luminescence as a defensive mechanism. Photo by Edith Widder.

Researchers have traced the evolution of glowing shrimp

FIU researchers have traced the evolution of bioluminescence in deep-sea shrimps. The study, led by marine scientists Juliet Wong, Jorge […]

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International bioethics think tank appoints associate professor to board of directors

International bioethics think tank appoints associate professor to board of directors

Go ahead, ask any little girl you know what she wants to do when she grows up. Bet you anything, […]

Sea level rise in our backyard: How do we adapt?

Sea level rise in our backyard: How do we adapt?

Curious to know if flooding will destroy your house by the end of the century? Take a trip over to […]

Meet the 2015 Path Award winners

Meet the 2015 Path Award winners

The Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work (RSCPHSW) announced this month the winners of the 2015 Path Awards. […]

Measles: 7 common symptoms, and 1 pretty sure way to avoid it

Measles: 7 common symptoms, and 1 pretty sure way to avoid it

Measles is nothing to “sneeze at”—it can be deadly. The measles virus is spread through the air by breathing, coughing […]

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