Science & Health

What climate change means for leaf litter

What climate change means for leaf litter

The carbon dioxide coming from some of Earth’s tiniest residents may not be increasing as quickly as some believed in […]

Gavin Schmidt, chief of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, recently spoke at FIU.

NASA researcher communicates the climate story

  For Andrea Nodal, a freshman majoring in marine sciences, meeting a NASA climate scientist was the perfect opportunity to […]

FDA approves first-in-human trial for neural-enabled prosthetic hand system developed at FIU

FDA approves first-in-human trial for neural-enabled prosthetic hand system developed at FIU

Upper extremity amputees are one step closer to successfully picking up a cookie or an egg, thanks to a new […]

An Atala butterfly, once thought extinct in Florida, has found a new home in the gardens of FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus.

How to build your own butterfly garden

Butterflies are nature’s little helpers. They pollinate flowers and keep pests in check. But chemicals, climate change, habitat loss and […]

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Ancients transformed landscape of the Amazon, researchers find

Ancient people likely had an architectural role in the Amazon’s plant life, a theory that contradicts the long-held belief the […]

Experts explore latest developments in child mental health care

Experts explore latest developments in child mental health care

Nearly 500 mental health professionals from all across the world recently convened in Miami for the Miami International Child & Adolescent […]

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Medical students join prestigious honor society

Medical students join prestigious honor society

A group of Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) students have joined a club so prestigious, members include more than […]

Hacking your way into the job market

Hacking your way into the job market

By Sandeep Varry Missing out on sleep during weekends is generally not recommended, unless it can land you a dream job. […]

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Demian Chapman walked through the streets of Hong Kong overwhelmed by the smell of shark meat for sale. Shop after […]

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Focus on innovation: Origami antennas

Focus on innovation: Origami antennas

When critical data matters, finding better ways to transmit it can save time, money and even lives. A professor in […]

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

Great universities understand that they are truly the sum of their parts. They are home to programs that uplift communities […]

Evelyn Gaiser (center) conducts research on how water, climate and people impact the Everglades as part of the Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research Program.

Long-term research proves effective in global conservation

Researchers are taking a step back to answer the question whether long-term studies are helping save plants, animals and the […]

FIU-FAST team back from medical mission to Guatemala

FIU-FAST team back from medical mission to Guatemala

It was first come, first serve; so the patients, about 600 a day, camped out overnight and spent up to […]

World’s largest shark survey just got bigger

World’s largest shark survey just got bigger

Global FinPrint is the first-ever global survey to inform shark and ray conservation Researchers attempting the world’s largest survey of […]

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School recess debate returns to Florida

School recess debate returns to Florida

State legislators are wondering if kids need more recess. FIU professors say yes. The Florida House and Senate is renewing […]