Science & Health

College of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2018

College of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2018

Match Day is a day when dreams come true and emotions run high. It is the day medical students nationwide […]

A roaming bull shark. Courtesy: Hendrik Sauvignet.

Why has this tiny island seen a sharp rise in shark bites?

 A small island has become a hotbed for shark bites, and people may be partly to blame. According to […]

James Fourqurean collects soil samples from a seagrass bed in Shark Bay, Australia in 2011.

Heat wave drives massive carbon loss at World Heritage site

Seagrasses in Shark Bay, Australia released massive amounts of carbon dioxide after a devastating heat wave killed them, according to […]

Regain control of your child’s media devices

Regain control of your child’s media devices

An FIU psychologist is ready to help parents regain control of their children’s smartphones, tablets, video games and other devices. […]

Center for Children and Families offers free individual consultation sessions for Parkland families

Center for Children and Families offers free individual consultation sessions for Parkland families

The psychological effects of a tragedy the magnitude of the mass shooting in Parkland can have long-term consequences. The deaths of […]

Why it’s OK to cheat on your diet

Why it’s OK to cheat on your diet

How are you doing on that New Year’s resolution to lose weight? Have you given in to temptation and strayed […]

Search for vanishing frogs leads to discovery of new species

Search for vanishing frogs leads to discovery of new species

FIU biologist Alessandro Catenazzi went in search of vanishing frogs in the Amazon. What he found was an entirely new species. A fungal disease is […]

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Dr. Chenzhong Li

5 questions with biomedical engineer and new program director for NSF

Chenzhong Li, a Worlds Ahead distinguished professor in biomedical engineering and director of FIU’s Nanobioengineering/Biolectronics Lab, was tapped by the […]

FIU environmental studies student Chloe Vorseth is conducting research to inform Everglades restoration policy and implementation.

Engaging residents for faster Everglades restoration

Chloe Vorseth wants to speed up Everglades restoration. Vorseth, an FIU environmental studies student, is examining what people know about […]

Tomás R. Guilarte

Stempel College dean honored for his work in toxicology

Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work and professor in the Department […]

Randy Matos, doctoral electrical engineering student, at FIU's Modesto Maidique campus.

My internship at Intel

Name: Randy Matos Hometown: Technically, it’s Havana, Cuba. I left Cuba when I was three years old and moved to Tampa, Florida, […]

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

The following article by Richard Olson appeared on the web site of the Natural Hazards Center as part of its Research […]

Mango Hacks Co-Director Angelo Saraceno (in red) and team sweat the details for the 36-hour event.

MangoHacks: Building code for fun can lead to students landing jobs

From improving your rehab to rehabbing your nightlife – these are just some of the problems that about 550 students […]

NIH releases first dataset from unprecedented study of adolescent brain development

NIH releases first dataset from unprecedented study of adolescent brain development

More than 7,500 children recruited for study to date; data available for first 4,500 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

Researchers take fight against cervical cancer abroad

Researchers take fight against cervical cancer abroad

An engineer in the College of Engineering & Computing has pioneered an easy-to-use imaging system for the diagnosis of cervical cancer, […]