Posts tagged with: "Biological Sciences"

Research milestone is just another day for FIU scientists

Research milestone is just another day for FIU scientists

In an effort to understand the diets of plant-loving fish, FIU Ph.D. student Jessica Sanchez and marine sciences professor Joel […]

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Researchers shed light on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Researchers shed light on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

It has been six years since the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill dumped millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf […]

TEDxFIU announces speakers for fifth annual event

TEDxFIU announces speakers for fifth annual event

Eight speakers will introduce their unexpected discoveries this November at the biggest TEDxFIU to date. The event has moved from […]

Protected areas can’t keep rising temperatures out

Protected areas can’t keep rising temperatures out

Protected areas can stop people from cutting and burning trees in the Amazon, but they can’t keep rising temperatures out. […]

Aedes aegypti can spread  the Zika virus

The time for spraying is over in fight against Zika, professor says

Biologist Matthew DeGennaro conducts research on mosquito behavior with FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute. He hopes to uncover information that will someday lead […]

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FIU biology professor Phil Stoddard (left) and University of Miami geologist Harold Wanless (right) are recognized by Politico Magazine's Politico 50 list for their commitment to educating the public on sea level rise. Photo by Josh Ritchie for Politico Magazine.

Stoddard named to Politico 50

Sea level rise is as much a political issue as a scientific one. Philip Stoddard understands this well. He is […]

My summer mission trip to New Orleans

My summer mission trip to New Orleans

This article is part of our Summer Sojourns 2016 series highlighting the summer adventures of FIU students. Earlier this summer, […]

FIU professors help fight Zika, inform the public

FIU professors help fight Zika, inform the public

In July, when South Florida became the first place in the U.S. to report locally transmitted Zika cases, the eyes […]

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How to protect yourself from Zika

How to protect yourself from Zika

Seventeen people in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, according to health […]

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FIU 2016 Political Experts

FIU 2016 Political Experts

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

The strawberry poison frog is one of the amphibians Maureen Donnelly studies in the tropics.

Frogs that can take the heat have better chance of fighting extinction

Amphibians that can tolerate higher temperatures are likely to fare better against disease, habitat loss and climate change, according to […]

Caribbean spiny lobster
Photo courtesy of CRUSTOMICS Lab

Lobsters never lose fertility and 5 more facts about the coveted crustacean

Florida’s lobster season kicks off Aug. 6 and, once again, commercial fisheries are trying to get their hands on these […]

FIU and Rookery Bay Reserve form research, education partnership

FIU and Rookery Bay Reserve form research, education partnership

  Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and FIU have established a new partnership that will serve FIU students as […]

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Frankenskeeter: Professor genetically modifies mosquitoes in quest to protect humans

Frankenskeeter: Professor genetically modifies mosquitoes in quest to protect humans

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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Individual efforts can improve ocean health, researchers say

Individual efforts can improve ocean health, researchers say

By 2050, there will be more plastic by weight than fish in the world’s oceans, according to researchers. Consequently, France […]