Posts tagged with: "Research"

A culture of invention grows at FIU

A culture of invention grows at FIU

FIU is producing patents like never before Professor Stavros Georgakopoulos (pictured above) exemplifies FIU’s inventing culture. The College of Engineering […]

USA, Florida, Silent water of lake in everglades nature landscape with reflecting palm trees

From oceans to the Everglades and in between: Institute watches over our water

By Eric Barton Todd Crowl can remember a time a few years ago when it wasn’t so easy to qualify […]

Research study participants rarely learn the results of the project — until now

Research study participants rarely learn the results of the project — until now

The Center for Research on U.S. Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse (CRUSADA), part of the Robert Stempel College of Public […]

Psychology ranked in top 10 by National Science Foundation

Psychology ranked in top 10 by National Science Foundation

Florida International University was recently ranked No. 9 in the nation by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research funding […]

Professor only U.S. representative participating in European Union DNA project

Professor only U.S. representative participating in European Union DNA project

Marcus S. Cooke, professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work in the Department of Environmental Health […]

Can we reduce the Internet’s carbon footprint? Professor says ‘yes’ with spintronics

Can we reduce the Internet’s carbon footprint? Professor says ‘yes’ with spintronics

We live in a fast-paced, technology-driven society where data usage is increasing on a daily basis. Has it ever crossed […]

FIU, Walmart Foundation to help farmers respond to changing climate

FIU, Walmart Foundation to help farmers respond to changing climate

FIU is working to help build stronger agricultural systems in the face of climate change. Florida is the nation’s largest […]

FIU biologist Steven Oberbauer (standing) conducts research in Toolik Field Station in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Climate change drives tundras out of sync

Warming temperatures in cold places are causing plants to flower earlier, according to a new study. Shorter flowering seasons can […]

Rene Formoso, project manager at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

Alumnus works with NASA on making rocket fuel on Mars

Mars, known as the Red Planet and fourth planet from the Sun, has an atmosphere of more than 95 percent […]

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

A little preparation can spare parents who travel with their children – and those around them – from feeling the […]

Local conditions shape plant communities

Local conditions shape plant communities

The local environment plays a key role in determining what kinds of plants grow there, according to a new study that could […]

Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

Younger siblings of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder are more likely to develop either […]

Researchers clear the air about vaping

Researchers clear the air about vaping

FIU psychologists Elisa Trucco and Matthew Sutherland are in a race to find answers about the impact of e-cigarettes on […]

$1.2 million grant to provide health promotion to indigenous communities

$1.2 million grant to provide health promotion to indigenous communities

FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work (Stempel), in collaboration with Florida State University’s (FSU) College of […]

Major data release set for early 2019 as recruitment wraps up for nation’s largest adolescent brain study

Major data release set for early 2019 as recruitment wraps up for nation’s largest adolescent brain study

Research teams all across the globe are eagerly awaiting a major release of data from the largest study ever attempted […]