Science & Health

Cervical cancer rates much higher than we thought

Cervical cancer rates much higher than we thought

Women’s risk of dying from cervical cancer may be much higher than previously thought, according to a new study; the numbers are […]

App helps Flint residents find services, info on lead risk

App helps Flint residents find services, info on lead risk

A new app and website launched by an FIU alumnus is helping residents of Flint, Michigan, assess the risk of […]

What you need to know about preventing cervical cancer

What you need to know about preventing cervical cancer

January is cervical cancer awareness month. Every year more than 12,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer, and […]

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Zika positive? My pregnancy nightmare

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

Florida scientists take aim at Zika with launch of new center

Florida scientists take aim at Zika with launch of new center

Four Florida universities are joining forces in the fight to stop Zika. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has […]

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Dean Guilarte appointed to county Opioid Addiction Task Force

Dean Guilarte appointed to county Opioid Addiction Task Force

Amid nationwide concern about the growing epidemic of opioid addiction, Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of the Robert Stempel College of […]

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Single? Here are 6 ways to beat the holiday blues

If you are single this holiday season, you may not have a plus-one for that New Year’s party, but psychologist Lisa […]

Brian Machovina uses COREYAK to feel better after an entire work-day spent at a desk.

Stay fit this new year with COREYAK

The creators of Yonanas have just released their latest invention, and it’s perfect for those wanting to get moving on […]

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Origins of the Christmas Star are scientific mystery

December is a month of celebration throughout the world and across cultures and religions. Perhaps one of the most widely observed […]

Students create communication plans for NASA technologies

Students create communication plans for NASA technologies

Whether it’s the tires on our cars and trucks, the fancy cordless vacuum cleaners in our homes or the cameras […]

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The American anole, or the green anole, is the only native species of anole found in Florida.

Biologist rounds up lizards on the loose

Lizards are on the loose in South Florida and FIU biologist James Stroud needs local middle schoolers to help him […]

Oil production in Cuba and a pristine ecosystem

Oil production in Cuba and a pristine ecosystem

Former Chevron Corporation executive Silvia Garrigo shared insights on the future of environmental sustainability, renewable energy and what the death […]

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FIU featured by UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

FIU is a leading voice on hurricane preparedness. Two recent examples of FIU’s impact: Associate Director of FIU’s Extreme Events […]

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Algae give freshwater clues in the face of sea level rise

Sea level rise is a monumental threat, but one FIU biologist is tracking levels using one of the Florida Everglades’ […]

U.S. Dept. of Transportation awards FIU millions to help build safer bridges

U.S. Dept. of Transportation awards FIU millions to help build safer bridges

The U.S. Department of Transportation is advancing the FIU Bridge Engineering Program’s efforts to make the country’s aging bridges safer. […]