Posts tagged with: "Research"

Interactive: Scientists target deadly viruses with a revolutionary new technique

Interactive: Scientists target deadly viruses with a revolutionary new technique

Related: New ovarian cancer treatment succeeds in the lab

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New ovarian cancer treatment succeeds in the lab

New ovarian cancer treatment succeeds in the lab

In a study to be published today in Scientific Reports, researchers from the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of […]

Chickpea plant

Geneticist breeds new hope for chickpeas

Eric von Wettberg, professor in the FIU Department of Biological Sciences, has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) […]

From Pentagon to academia: LACC Director Frank Mora

From Pentagon to academia: LACC Director Frank Mora

After the January 2012 Haiti earthquake, President Barack Obama promised the world, “These people will not be forsaken.” The Department […]

Sociolinguist debunks Miami English misconceptions

Sociolinguist debunks Miami English misconceptions

Put me the light. If that compels you to flip a light switch on, you’re probably from Miami. Often gone […]

FIU nursing study: When a baby dies, parents’ health could be at risk

FIU nursing study: When a baby dies, parents’ health could be at risk

Approximately one third of parents who experience the death of an infant go on to suffer from clinical depression or […]

FIU physicists celebrate Nobel Prize for Higgs boson theory

FIU physicists celebrate Nobel Prize for Higgs boson theory

FIU physicists celebrated the news today that the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Peter W. Higgs and François Englert for their […]

FIU to develop technology to fix and build bridges—fast

FIU to develop technology to fix and build bridges—fast

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded FIU a $1.4 million grant to work on one of the nation’s leading […]

Setegn (left) and Manueles (right) pose at a local watershed in Santa Ines, Honduras.

Hydrology expert mentors Honduran researcher through USDA fellowship

Shimelis Setegn, program executive officer of the Global Waters for Sustainability Program (GLOWS) and professor of environmental and occupational health, […]

The world’s only undersea research lab

The world’s only undersea research lab

Aquarius Reef Base – the world’s only undersea research lab – has come back to life under the auspices of […]

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FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base to be on Today Show Sept. 18

FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base to be on Today Show Sept. 18

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, FIU will celebrate the re-opening of the Aquarius Reef Base, the world’s only undersea research laboratory and […]

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Sustainable development proposal for Haiti wins recognition for FIU students

Sustainable development proposal for Haiti wins recognition for FIU students

Six months after they spent their spring break in Haiti to assess the reality of post-earthquake foreign aid, FIU students […]

FIU Health to provide medical services for retired professional basketball players

On Thursday, Sept. 19, at 12:30 p.m., FIU will announce a partnership between FIU Health, the Herbert Wertheim College of […]

Mike Heithaus (left) and Adam Rosenblatt (right) pose with an alligator in the Everglades in 2011. Photo by Josh Goodstein.

Researchers find carnivorous crocs enjoy a taste of fruit

FIU researchers have found that the American alligator, and a dozen species in the crocodilia order, enjoy a taste of […]

NASA Astronaut Joe Acaba sets out for Aquarius as part of a five-day mission in the undersea research habitat.

NASA takes up residence in Aquarius

After months of work to bring Aquarius Reef Base back to life, the world’s only undersea research lab is back […]

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