Posts tagged with: "Research"

Magnetic properties in graphene could unlock broad applications from information processing to medicine

Magnetic properties in graphene could unlock broad applications from information processing to medicine

In the three years since the Nobel Committee awarded its prize in physics for the discovery of graphene – a […]

TEDxFIU: Fast, easy, cheap explosives detection

TEDxFIU: Fast, easy, cheap explosives detection

Kelley Peters is a doctoral student in chemistry at FIU, where she is developing new methods for on-site detection of […]

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TEDxFIU: Exploring religion, genetics & identity

TEDxFIU: Exploring religion, genetics & identity

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FIU marine scientists Heather Bracken-Grissom holds a crab.

Genome researchers come together to sequence 7,000 invertebrate animal species

FIU biological sciences professors Heather Bracken-Grissom, Timothy Collins and Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty have been invited to join the Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance […]

TEDxFIU: Breeding climate resistant crops

TEDxFIU: Breeding climate resistant crops

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Researchers predict environmental factors will imperil banana production by 2060

Researchers predict environmental factors will imperil banana production by 2060

In the next 50 years, approximately 50 percent of conventional plantations in Central and South America are predicted to become […]

Internships propel FIU grad to NASA

Internships propel FIU grad to NASA

At 26, FIU alumnus Rigoberto Roche has reached a level of scientific success that many recent graduates can only imagine. […]

TEDxFIU: World’s only underwater sea lab

TEDxFIU: World’s only underwater sea lab

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TEDxFIU: Can chemical and biological weapons save lives?

TEDxFIU: Can chemical and biological weapons save lives?

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FIU technologies contribute to successful Startup Quest

FIU technologies contribute to successful Startup Quest

Business plans written for two FIU technologies took top honors recently at Startup Quest, an innovative competition pairing unemployed or […]

Taking multivitamins helps delay HIV symptoms, FIU study finds

Taking multivitamins helps delay HIV symptoms, FIU study finds

A study published today in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association reveals that long-term (24-month) supplementation with multivitamins […]

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Common South Florida pollutants lead to coral disease

Common South Florida pollutants lead to coral disease

Common South Florida pollutants from sewage, agricultural practices and other sources can lead to a rapid increase in coral disease […]

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The Florida bonneted bat has large broad ears, which project forward over the eyes and are joined at the midline of the head. This feature distinguishes it from the smaller Brazilian free-tailed bat. Photo credit – Kathleen Smith, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Rare bat species receives endangered status

FIU biologist Kirsten Bohn has helped to secure endangered status for Florida’s rarest bat species. Less than 500 of the Florida bonneted bats […]

Researchers link sleep deprivation with criminal behavior

Researchers link sleep deprivation with criminal behavior

Lack of sleep can contribute to delinquent behavior by adolescents, according to an FIU study published earlier this month. Researchers […]

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FIU students descend on Aquarius

FIU students descend on Aquarius

Four FIU students embarked on a seven-day mission to Aquarius this week, the first FIU research mission to the world’s […]

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