Posts tagged with: "Biological Sciences"

Miami Heat shooting guard Rodney McGruder (left) and FIU's Nick Ogle (right) plant environmentally appropriate and culturally important plants in the Everglades as part of Heat Glades Sweep.

FIU joins Miami Heat, Miccosukee tribe to protect the Everglades

The tropical hardwood hammock habitats in the Florida Everglades are under threat by invasive plants and animals, chemicals and toxins, fires […]

FIU awarded $3.4 million in fight against Zika

FIU awarded $3.4 million in fight against Zika

FIU researchers have been awarded $3.4 million for research to combat the Zika virus. The projects seek to undermine the […]

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The animals in question resemble bonnethead sharks found throughout the Caribbean, but differences in DNA are leading scientists to believe they belong to a different species.

Discovered: Possible new species of hammerhead shark 

DNA finding could have major implications for conservation Scientists have discovered what they believe to be a new species of […]

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Forensic scientists in the making

Forensic scientists in the making

A group of sixth graders from Mater Academy Middle School visited FIU in January for an interactive, hands-on science day. The […]

FIU Researcher Jeremy Kiszka prepares a drone for deployment for a shark survey along the island of Moorea.

Aerial drones reveal sharks in shallow water

Answers about shark populations could come from the skies, new research finds. Using drones, a team of researchers from FIU […]

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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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2016 Cuba experts list

2016 Cuba experts list

FIU, located in the heart of Miami’s Cuban-American community, has a wide array of experts on Cuba and the U.S.-Cuba […]

FIU 2017 Presidential Inauguration experts

FIU 2017 Presidential Inauguration experts

Florida International University has several experts on local, state, national and international politics, as well as other fields, available to […]

Editors’ Picks: Our favorite stories of 2016

Editors’ Picks: Our favorite stories of 2016

As the year winds down, the FIU News team took a moment to reflect on the best stories of 2016. Here’s our […]

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 […]

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 […]

Student-grown poinsettias for sale this holiday season

Student-grown poinsettias for sale this holiday season

Decorating for the holidays? Need a host gift for a party? Consider giving back to FIU at the same time […]

From left to right: Michael Leon, Xristian Carvajal, Paola Lopez and Paola Arango are helping restore the Pine Rockland ecosystem in a reserve behind Zoo Miami by removing weeds that could hurt species that only thrive in this ecosystem.

Tri-Beta commits to giving back

Biology is the study of living organisms. It’s all about life! That’s the point the biological honor society Beta Beta […]

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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’ […]

November 2016 in photos: TEDxFIU, Walk on Water, Thanksgiving

November 2016 in photos: TEDxFIU, Walk on Water, Thanksgiving

The fall semester is almost over and November has been an exciting month at FIU. Between all the Thanksgiving festivities, […]

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