Posts tagged with: "Research"

FIU honored as change agent, leader in hurricane preparedness

FIU honored as change agent, leader in hurricane preparedness

  When a hurricane is barreling down on you, it’s too late to prepare. Erik Salna has dedicated his career […]

Student lands national scholarship, job at NIH after graduation

Student lands national scholarship, job at NIH after graduation

An FIU student was chosen as one of 16 undergraduates across the nation to receive a scholarship from the National […]

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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Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

  The largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the U.S. is underway and FIU researchers are at […]

‘Big data’ research gets boost from National Science Foundation

‘Big data’ research gets boost from National Science Foundation

  FIU physicist Angie Laird is leading a team of researchers embarking on a new phase of the National Science Foundation’s BRAIN […]

Marketing to a savvy digital consumer

Marketing to a savvy digital consumer

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

Get your sleep, treat depression to guard against Alzheimer’s

Get your sleep, treat depression to guard against Alzheimer’s

New research suggests that lack of sleep and untreated depression may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, even for those […]

Henry Artigues, Ethan Starkey, Larissa Ramos, Helen Cornely, Mark Macgowan from FIU at the NIH headquarters

National Institutes of Health hosts FIU to explore employment partnerships

On Thursday, Aug. 18, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) hosted FIU leaders for a day-long series of meetings to explore internship, employment […]

Dr. Tansel and Shinde examine CubeSAT component with team members

Despite setbacks, students’ satellite destined for space

A team of mechanical engineering students designed and created a satellite that won a NASA-sponsored competition, and as a result, […]

U.S. loses $2.3 trillion due to mispricing of trade goods

U.S. loses $2.3 trillion due to mispricing of trade goods

Trillions of dollars may be missing from U.S. government coffers due to widespread corporate tax evasion and criminal money laundering […]

Marijuana could put users at risk for addiction, researchers find

Marijuana could put users at risk for addiction, researchers find

Contrary to the belief that marijuana is a “safe drug,” a researcher at FIU’s Center for Children and Families has […]

Picture of Jarvis Reef in the Pacific Ocean taken by a BRUV deployed by the Australian team with FinPrint. To date, this picture holds the record of the most sharks—12 in total—in one frame.

Shark census reaches first 100 reefs

Early findings of global survey show existing data may be inaccurate Researchers attempting the world’s largest-ever survey of shark populations […]

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FIU shark experts list

FIU shark experts list

FIU has some of the top marine researchers in the country, including several focused on the science of sharks. They are […]

FIU’s Metropolitan Center, Miami-Dade County and Citi unveil prosperity action plan for Miami

FIU’s Metropolitan Center, Miami-Dade County and Citi unveil prosperity action plan for Miami

Plan offers solutions to address growing “Prosperity Gap” revealed in the Miami-Dade County Prosperity Initiatives Feasibility Study In response to […]