Science & Health

Cloud forests struggle to keep pace with climate change

Cloud forests struggle to keep pace with climate change

The cloud forests of the Andes Mountains are not migrating fast enough in the face of global warming, according to […]

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Strawberry poison frog

Herpetologist takes helm of national society

Maureen Donnelly, associate dean of graduate studies in the College of Arts & Sciences and professor in the Department of […]

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Physicist recognized as one of the world’s most influential scientists

Physicist recognized as one of the world’s most influential scientists

FIU associate professor of physics Angela Laird has been named one of the world’s most highly cited researchers by Thomson Reuters […]

Marine sciences researcher Jordan Thomson poses with a sea turtle donning a Go-Pro cam in Shark Bay, Australia.

Heat wave offers glimpse into climate change

An unprecedented marine heat wave that swept the Southeast Indian Ocean in 2011 has given FIU scientists a glimpse into […]

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Tropics at a crossroads: FIU addresses changing planet through research, partnerships and policy

Tropics at a crossroads: FIU addresses changing planet through research, partnerships and policy

The greatest concentration of biodiversity occurs in the tropics, especially in rainforests and coral reefs. Biodiversity is the diversity of […]

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Physicist ignites big bang in fashion industry

Physicist ignites big bang in fashion industry

When Fiorella Terenzi transformed a Milan fashion show into an astronomical marvel, she did not anticipate the impact it would […]

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7 tips for parents to manage back to school anxiety

7 tips for parents to manage back to school anxiety

Child anxiety expert, Jeremy Pettit, shares some tips for parents whose children may be exhibiting signs of back to school […]

8 signs of back to school anxiety in children

8 signs of back to school anxiety in children

With the start of the school year only a few days away, one of FIU’s child anxiety experts, Jeremy Pettit, […]

College of Medicine welcomes new class

On August 8, 2014, the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine welcomed its Class of 2018 at the annual White Coat […]

Imbalance of sharks and sea turtles challenges ecosystems worldwide

Imbalance of sharks and sea turtles challenges ecosystems worldwide

The loss of sharks could contribute to the destruction of one of the planet’s most under-appreciated sources of carbon storage […]

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Girls Who Code gives young women confidence to tackle computer science

Girls Who Code gives young women confidence to tackle computer science

When FIU computer science student and School of Computer and Information Sciences (SCIS) webmaster Joshua Martinez asked a group of […]

5 facts you didn’t know about sharks

5 facts you didn’t know about sharks

Mike Heithaus, newly named interim dean of the FIU College of Arts & Sciences, has devoted his career to studying […]

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Vitamin D deficiency linked to increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially higher risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people. According to […]

FIU's infectious disease expert Dr. Aileen Marty

FIU doctor tapped to combat Ebola outbreak

Like a firefighter ready to rush into a burning building at a moment’s call, Dr. Aileen Marty waits, ready to […]

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Researchers use computer-based treatment for children with anxiety

When traditional methods of treatment do not work for children suffering from anxiety disorders, researchers at FIU believe they have […]

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