Posts tagged with: "Research"

Hong Liu (left) and her students Haydee Borerro (center) and Jason Downing (right) conduct research in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park in 2014.

Ecologist suggests wild approach to selling threatened plants

Selling plants could save them from extinction. The key is growing them in their natural habitats, not on private properties […]

Flooding was among the major impacts when Hurricane Harvey struck Texas in 2017.

Flooding, storm surge as destructive as a hurricane’s winds

  When hurricanes and powerful storms threaten land, people typically focus on wind speed. That could be a mistake. Damage […]

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

The bonnethead shark has finally been outed for what it truly is — an omnivore! Gone are the stereotypical characterizations […]

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Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. There is no screening test for ovarian cancer. Three FIU medical students would like […]

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

A broker could be the key to saving the Florida Everglades. That is one of the recommendations put forth by […]

Miami - September 12, 2017: Workers clean up Ocean Drive, the historic Art Deco seafront street in South Beach, after the city was damaged in Hurricane Irma.

Tools being developed to improve response times in disasters

A research team led by FIU is trying to remove the chaos from responses when natural disasters strike. The team, […]

Treatment being developed for manatees poisoned by red tide

Treatment being developed for manatees poisoned by red tide

NOAA funds veterinary care research in response to toxic algae Florida International University and Mote Marine Laboratory are developing new […]

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

In the first half of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported only 34 symptomatic Zika virus disease […]

Linguistics professor Melissa Baralt leads a professional workshop as part of LACC's Title VI grant.

Latin American and Caribbean Center earns national designation — again

The U.S. Department of Education award includes a grant of more than $2 million The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean […]

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Test drive your idea at StartUP FIU’s Proof of Concept Studio

Test drive your idea at StartUP FIU’s Proof of Concept Studio

The new StartUP FIU Proof of Concept Studio is helping entrepreneurs save time and money by test driving their ideas […]

Our researchers can’t work without their…

Our researchers can’t work without their…

Researchers go into the field sometimes with just a backpack, other times with suitcases full of gear. Some tools can […]

Massive Bald Cypress Trees in the swamp with reflection of trees on the calm water

Some trees can’t survive sea level rise

Sea level rise is killing bald cypress trees, according to an FIU study. As sea levels rise, high salinity can […]

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Chintan Bhatt, a doctoral student at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, was interviewed live on […]

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A neutron star, the ultra dense core of a massive star that collapses and undergoes a supernova explosion, is found at its center. Credits: Credits: X-ray (NASA/CXC/ESO/F.Vogt et al); Optical (ESO/VLT/MUSE & NASA/STScI)

What tiny particles mean for big stars

An international team of physicists has made a discovery that fills in the gaps of our understanding of some of […]

To stop mosquitoes, target their young, biologist says

To stop mosquitoes, target their young, biologist says

New study shows insecticides had little effect in Zika-struck Miami Bacterial larvicide, not standard insecticides, are the best solution for […]