Science & Health

Professor uses computer science to reduce patients’ exposure to radiation from CT scans

Professor uses computer science to reduce patients’ exposure to radiation from CT scans

When a doctor orders a CT perfusion scan, most people don’t give it a second thought as it’s necessary to […]

Guilarte discovery opens door to further research into treatment of neurodegenerative disease

Guilarte discovery opens door to further research into treatment of neurodegenerative disease

Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, has made a discovery that could […]

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine student receives VITAS Healthcare Scholarship

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine student receives VITAS Healthcare Scholarship

Rachel Helm, a recent graduate of the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine has been named the recipient of the […]

FIU dual enrollment student Rebecca Rauch-Thane collects water samples in the estuary adjacent to FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus and Oleta River State Park.

Young scientist revitalizes Biscayne Bay

Rebecca Rauch-Thane, a dual enrollment student at FIU from Miami Beach Senior High School, is on a mission to improve […]

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Psychologist turns to horses as therapy for kids in foster care

Psychologist turns to horses as therapy for kids in foster care

Horses could help foster care youth overcome challenges thanks to a new FIU program. Researchers at FIU-BRIDGE and the Family […]

Kabuli chickpeas earn farmers more money for their desired appearance and thin seed coats that are easier to cook. 
Photo by northerngate.ca.

Scientific discovery could revolutionize one of world’s most important crops

Conservation geneticist wants to arm Ethiopian and Indian farmers with revolutionary new varieties of chickpea. A team of researchers, including […]

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Wertheim Conservatory at FIU's Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Young plant scientists are top emerging botanists

Two FIU biology students were recently recognized by the Botanical Society of America as the country’s top, emerging botanists. Imeña […]

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The-state-of-the-art Mastery Math Lab in the Green Library.

‘The Chronicle of Higher Education’ learns what it means to be FIU learning assistant

Randy Juste was a math Learning Assistant at FIU who earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry this spring. As a student, […]

Photo courtesy of Joshua Ginsberg, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.

Conservation scientist talks carnivores

Climate change, urbanization and growing populations can affect the survival of bears, jaguars, hyenas, lions, tigers and other of the […]

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A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

By Eric Barton and JoAnn Adkins | Photos by Doug Garland ’10 Tiffany Troxler takes a right turn from Miami […]

Hatchlings give hope for endangered songbird’s survival

Hatchlings give hope for endangered songbird’s survival

The first captive-bred Florida Grasshopper Sparrow hatched this week under the care of researchers with FIU’s Tropical Conservation Institute. One […]

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Creative concept of the human brain

FIU takes an interdisciplinary approach to neuroscience research

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It makes up two percent of a body’s mass yet […]

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FIU Online and Baptist Health South Florida launch online course series

FIU Online and Baptist Health South Florida launch online course series

  Baptist Health South Florida and FIU Online have joined forces to launch a series of health massive open online […]

Big data, big opportunities: Students with the skills to identify trends help medical orgs improve patient outcomes

Big data, big opportunities: Students with the skills to identify trends help medical orgs improve patient outcomes

By Karen-Janine Cohen ’14 | Photos by Doug Garland ’10 Even before finishing FIU’s graduate program in Health Informatics and […]

FIU HCMBA team takes top honors in South Florida healthcare challenge

FIU HCMBA team takes top honors in South Florida healthcare challenge

Winning first place in the prestigious South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum’s case challenge was a thrill for the five FIU […]