Science & Health

Cortisol detection research could provide public health breakthrough in managing stress hormone

Cortisol detection research could provide public health breakthrough in managing stress hormone

FIU researchers are developing a test to detect in real-time a person’s level of cortisol – widely known as the […]

NASA returns to Aquarius for first of 2 missions this year

NASA returns to Aquarius for first of 2 missions this year

NASA returned to the bottom of the sea this week for a nine-day mission at the FIU Aquarius Reef Base. […]

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Marine sciences  graduate students pose aboard the R/V Bellows before embarking on their four-day research cruise in the Gulf of Mexico. 

Photo by Diana Churchill.

Grad students embark on research cruise in Gulf of Mexico

Most students spend their summers working odd jobs or catching up on much-needed rest, but a group of doctoral students […]

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FIU researcher: Home blood pressure monitoring kits can save money and lives

FIU researcher: Home blood pressure monitoring kits can save money and lives

Keeping a home-blood pressure monitoring kit at home, may not only help save lives, but help save money. According to […]

Infants with a clear hand preference show advanced language ability as toddlers

Infants with a clear hand preference show advanced language ability as toddlers

Infants who exhibit a consistent right hand preference are more likely to develop advanced language skills by age two, according […]

Can a phone call from a nurse lower health care costs?

Can a phone call from a nurse lower health care costs?

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Outbreak: High school students play disease detectives at FIU College of Medicine

Outbreak: High school students play disease detectives at FIU College of Medicine

They had a script with a catchy title, Outbreak, and a plot worthy of a Hollywood movie: hundreds of South […]

8 of the best moments from Mission 31

8 of the best moments from Mission 31

For the past month, Fabien Cousteau and a team of FIU researchers conducted underwater tests and research inside FIU’s Aquarius […]

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OCD patients benefit from family-inclusive treatments, says FIU psychologist

OCD patients benefit from family-inclusive treatments, says FIU psychologist

One in 40 adults in the United States have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). That means that among the 54,000 students […]

Center for Children and Families offers online resources for parents and professionals

Center for Children and Families offers online resources for parents and professionals

The Center for Children and Families (CCF) at FIU is making mental health care resources more accessible for families worldwide […]

FIU NSF Fellow Carla Abad and her mentor Shannon Pruden.

Students receive prestigious NSF fellowships

Three FIU doctoral students were named National Science Foundation (NSF) fellows as part of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program […]

Science magazine goes batty for Bohn

Science magazine goes batty for Bohn

FIU biologist Kirsten Bohn has made a career out of music, but she’s not a performer or a record producer. She’s […]

Nursing education at FIU has just celebrated 30 years of serving South Florida.

FIU and Miami VA Healthcare System receive $8M to train VA nurses, create residency program

The Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences, in partnership with the Miami VA Healthcare System (MVAHS), received more […]

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Non-native English speakers may be judged unfairly in interrogations

Non-native English-speaking Hispanics may be viewed as lying more often when being questioned than native-speakers, according to a study by […]

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FIU study reveals tie between mothers with ADHD and children with ADHD or autism

An FIU study led by psychologist Erica D. Musser breaks new ground in the understanding of the link between parents […]

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