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Students presented their research to a group of peers and faculty at the 2014 McNair Conference.

McNair Conference highlights undergraduate research

University faculty and advisors agree: One of the most important ways for a student boost an application to graduate school for […]

Diana Sheehan, doctoral candidate

Latinas build research careers through CRUSADA

The Center for Research on U.S. Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse at FIU assists Latino communities throughout South Florida. This multidisciplinary […]

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The science of smell featured in Royal Society journal

The science of smell featured in Royal Society journal

The forensic research of an FIU team headed by Provost and Executive Vice President, Kenneth G. Furton, has been published in the journal Philosophical […]

New program empowers teens to make choices about ADHD meds

New program empowers teens to make choices about ADHD meds

FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) is offering a new program to help teens with ADHD make healthy, informed […]

Postpartum depression screenings critical for minority mothers

Postpartum depression screenings critical for minority mothers

Minority mothers and their newborns are at increased risk for problems caused by postpartum depression according to FIU researchers. A […]

Stephen Haggerty poses with Pendanus candelabrum, which is typically 2-2.5 m tall.  Haggerty discovered P. Candelabrum rising out of the ground above diamond-bearing kimberlite pipes in Liberia, making these plants the first and only known botanical indicator for these diamond areas.

Unusual plant points to diamonds beneath the ground

A rare discovery by an FIU geologist could radically change diamond prospecting worldwide. Researcher Stephen Haggerty recently embarked on a […]

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Forensic science experts present latest research, new technologies

Forensic science experts present latest research, new technologies

FIU’s International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) is hosting its annual forensic science symposium Tuesday, May 5, and Wednesday, May 6, in Room […]

Center for Children and Families to host on-campus information sessions for ADHD program

Center for Children and Families to host on-campus information sessions for ADHD program

FIU’s Center for Children and Families is hosting two on-campus information sessions next week for people interested in enrolling a […]

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Physics and engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER awards for STEM research

Physics and engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER awards for STEM research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recognized physicist Jin He and environmental engineer Omar Abdul-Aziz as recipients of the Faculty Early […]

Partnership between students, professors produces inspiring research

Partnership between students, professors produces inspiring research

  Undergraduate Joseph Hernandez researched and produced a new test tube design he hopes will soon ease chemistry demonstrations in […]

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

Butterflies fall victim to mosquito control

South Florida’s butterflies have become the unintended victim of insecticide control, according to FIU researchers. A five-year study by scientists […]

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Biomolecular Sciences Institute Director Yuk-Ching Tse-Dihn with one of her students working in the lab.

Scientists developing new method to combat prostate cancer

FIU scientists are battling prostate cancer at the cellular level. Researchers from FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) and the Herbert […]

Currently, five canines are undergoing training to detect a deadly fungus attacking South Florida's avocado industry.

Dogs, drones battle deadly avocado fungus

In just a few weeks, redbay ambrosia beetles will be on the move in Florida, a major concern for the […]

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Monkey Jungle, Miami, Fla.

Spider monkeys point to new understanding of hand dominance

Spider monkeys aren’t the hook-handed primates scientists always believed they were. FIU psychologist Eliza L. Nelson has observed several of the lanky-armed […]

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Controlling mothers add to anxiety risk for young children

Researchers have found a strong link between maternal intrusiveness and child anxiety in young children from low-income families. A team […]

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