Science & Health

Facts women and men should know about cervical cancer

Facts women and men should know about cervical cancer

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month and the message from the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention is that “no […]

My internship at a global aerospace technology company

My internship at a global aerospace technology company

Name: Alexand Gibson Major: Mechanical engineering Where did you intern? I interned with the System Integration Test & Evaluation (SIT&E) […]

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Source: National Hurricane Center
*Hurricane locations as of September 8, 2017, 2 a.m. EDT

Hurricanes and earthquakes: Can one predict the other?

When three major hurricanes and just as many powerful earthquakes happen at around the same time, as they did in […]

5 tips to bounce back to a leaner, healthier body this new year

5 tips to bounce back to a leaner, healthier body this new year

Everyone loves the holiday season. Spending time with family and friends, sounds of laughter throughout the house, mouthwatering smells radiating […]

Perseverance lands engineering student an internship at MIT

Perseverance lands engineering student an internship at MIT

Growing up in Havana, Cuba, Manuel Garcia dreamed of becoming an engineer. It wasn’t a far-fetched idea – both his […]

Coastal geologist Randall Parkinson

Are wetlands at risk as seas rise? Long-term data is key

Are wetlands keeping pace with sea level rise? Some researchers believe they are not, creating concern for coastal areas that […]

Alexander with his family

Survived cancer, now off to grad school

Imagine being more than halfway through college and then getting diagnosed with cancer. Alexander Alvarez didn’t have to imagine it; […]

10 tips for healthy holiday eating

10 tips for healthy holiday eating

Please, don’t stress out over the idea that you might gain a couple of pounds over the holidays. Many of […]

Pirate ship robot racing at the Fourth Annual Robot Competition.

Robots race to find treasure chest as part of annual competition

It was a pirate’s life for freshmen engineering students at the fourth annual robot competition Dec. 1. Student competitors working […]

‘Tis flu season. Should you get a flu shot?

‘Tis flu season. Should you get a flu shot?

Flu season is in full swing, and although it’s too early to tell how bad it might turn out, the […]

Flooded streets in Arch Creek-North Miami. Photo by Shadaina Dessalines.

New flood risk identified by FIU researcher

As South Florida raises groundwater levels to fight salt water intrusion, the threat of flooding from within will only increase, […]

Nature signals SOS: Long-term research, short-term extremes uncover clues to survival

Nature signals SOS: Long-term research, short-term extremes uncover clues to survival

—By JoAnn C. Adkins, Ayleen Barbel Fattal ’06, Evelyn S. Gonzalez and Chrystian Tejedor ’04, MBA ’15 When extreme weather […]

Students use classroom training in hurricane shelter

Students use classroom training in hurricane shelter

–Video by Carl-Frederick François FIU students had a chance to both help the extended community after Hurricane Irma as well […]

Building hurricane-proof roofs

Building hurricane-proof roofs

An FIU professor has a plan to get rid of the blue tarps that inevitably appear on rooftops after a […]

Predicting the next big one

Predicting the next big one

The 2017 hurricane season will go on record as one of the most active and devastating in recent history, yet […]

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