Posts tagged with: "Biological Sciences"

Why frogs need saving

Why frogs need saving

On April 29, the world’s frogs are celebrated on Save The Frogs Day. But throughout the year, FIU researchers go […]

Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22) kicks off the Coastal Sustainability Briefing on Capitol Hill.

FIU leads dialogue on coastal sustainability at the White House, Capitol Hill

As Congress negotiates a funding bill to keep the federal government open, FIU’s Institute of Water and Environment leadership engages […]

FIU graduates do well by doing good

FIU graduates do well by doing good

Social entrepreneurship runs deep with the class of 2017 While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian orphanage […]

2017 Outstanding Student Life Award winners with Larry Lunsford, vice president for Student Affairs.

Students recognized at annual Outstanding Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 6, more than 40 finalists competed for 15 awards, varying from service and spirit to leadership and […]

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Muslim-American journalist Noor Tagouri headlines FIU’s Diversity Week

Muslim-American journalist Noor Tagouri headlines FIU’s Diversity Week

  By Marlynn Jones Noor Tagouri, a first-generation Libyan-American and on-air journalist for Newsy, was the keynote speaker for FIU […]

What climate change means for leaf litter

What climate change means for leaf litter

The carbon dioxide coming from some of Earth’s tiniest residents may not be increasing as quickly as some believed in […]

Gavin Schmidt, chief of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, recently spoke at FIU.

NASA researcher communicates the climate story

  For Andrea Nodal, a freshman majoring in marine sciences, meeting a NASA climate scientist was the perfect opportunity to […]

TEDxFIU: Scientist translates high-frequency lake data to musical compositions

TEDxFIU: Scientist translates high-frequency lake data to musical compositions

A classically trained musician,Evelyn Gaiser recently translated high-frequency lake data to musical compositions in order to better understand and describe […]

An Atala butterfly, once thought extinct in Florida, has found a new home in the gardens of FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus.

How to build your own butterfly garden

Butterflies are nature’s little helpers. They pollinate flowers and keep pests in check. But chemicals, climate change, habitat loss and […]

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Ancients transformed landscape of the Amazon, researchers find

Ancient people likely had an architectural role in the Amazon’s plant life, a theory that contradicts the long-held belief the […]

TEDxFIU: Mutant mosquitoes hold key to life-saving perfume

TEDxFIU: Mutant mosquitoes hold key to life-saving perfume

Matthew DeGennaro is determined to stop the world’s deadliest animal. Accounting for as many as 725,000 deaths worldwide every year, […]

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By the numbers: FIU’s 10 most popular majors

By the numbers: FIU’s 10 most popular majors

This article is part of an occasional series that features statistical data about the university that is available to the […]

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Demian Chapman walked through the streets of Hong Kong overwhelmed by the smell of shark meat for sale. Shop after […]

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Evelyn Gaiser (center) conducts research on how water, climate and people impact the Everglades as part of the Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research Program.

Long-term research proves effective in global conservation

Researchers are taking a step back to answer the question whether long-term studies are helping save plants, animals and the […]

World’s largest shark survey just got bigger

World’s largest shark survey just got bigger

Global FinPrint is the first-ever global survey to inform shark and ray conservation Researchers attempting the world’s largest survey of […]

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