Science & Health

FIU Health launching a comprehensive health care program for adults with autism

FIU Health launching a comprehensive health care program for adults with autism

Autism doesn’t just affect children. Children with autism grow up to be adults with autism and sometimes specialized attention can […]

Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Nationally, 17 percent of teenagers say they get less than six hours of sleep per night, which FIU researchers say […]

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Researchers and USAID representatives pose at the launch of the Innovation Lab for Climate Resilient Chickpeas in Ethiopia.

Innovation lab to improve chickpea production in Ethiopia

FIU researchers are expanding their efforts to breed climate resilient, higher yielding chickpeas. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International […]

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Long-term predictions for Miami sea level rise could come soon

Long-term predictions for Miami sea level rise could come soon

Miami could know as early as 2020 how high sea levels will rise into the next century, according to a […]

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FIU and Zoo Miami hosted students from West Miami Middle School to restore pine rockland on Earth Day, April 9.

FIU celebrates Earth Day, restores pine rockland with West Miami Middle School

The FIU School of Environment, Arts and Society (SEAS) and the Office of University Sustainability celebrated Earth Day by restoring […]

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FIU to showcase student research at Life Sciences South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium

FIU to showcase student research at Life Sciences South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium

FIU and Life Sciences South Florida will host the Second Annual STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium to showcase original student research […]

Cousteau’s Mission 31 to descend on Aquarius June 1

Cousteau’s Mission 31 to descend on Aquarius June 1

Dates have been released for filmmaker Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31, a historic saturation mission at the FIU Aquarius Reef Base. Cousteau, […]

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Combination of treatments could lead to lower, safer doses of medication in children with ADHD

Combination of treatments could lead to lower, safer doses of medication in children with ADHD

Balancing a low dose of behavior therapy with a low dose of medication may be the key to helping children […]

Ribes cynosbati, a North American species of gooseberry similar to the Miccosukee gooseberry, is found widespread across eastern North America.

Researchers outline plan to save threatened gooseberry

The Miccosukee gooseberry is on the verge of extinction, but geneticist Eric J. B. von Wettberg believes genetic variation is […]

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FIU to launch Professional Science Masters in Environmental Policy and Management degree this fall

FIU to launch Professional Science Masters in Environmental Policy and Management degree this fall

The FIU Department of Earth and Environment in the College of Arts & Sciences is launching the Professional Science Masters […]

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Summer Program helps children with ADHD benefit from sports

Summer Program helps children with ADHD benefit from sports

A summer program at FIU is proving that children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can excel in team sports […]

Path Award recipients making an impact in public health arena

Path Award recipients making an impact in public health arena

Whether it’s introducing children to strawberries and kiwis for the first time or helping the elderly maintain healthy nutritional habits, […]

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FIU hosts BioFlorida’s First Latin America-U.S. Conference in Life Sciences

FIU hosts BioFlorida’s First Latin America-U.S. Conference in Life Sciences

FIU will host the inaugural BioFlorida Latin America & Caribbean Life Sciences Conference, a two-day event (March 27-28) focused on […]

Student researchers present work at annual conference

Student researchers present work at annual conference

Last week, FIU’s Honors College hosted the eleventh annual Advanced Research and Creativity in Honors (ARCH) Conference, the culmination of […]

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Students from Concordia College tour the Everglades National Park while visiting FIU and South Florida.

FIU hosts Minnesota students for water, climate research symposium

For the average tourist, a trip to South Florida typically includes stops at its world-famous beaches, shopping malls and nightclubs. […]

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