Posts tagged with: "Research"

Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking

Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking

Electrical engineers are creating a wearable sensor to help people manage their alcohol intake. Activity trackers monitor your steps; this […]

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

At this year’s eMerge Americas conference, FIU is showcasing new companies associated with StartUP FIU, in addition to scientific breakthroughs […]

Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida leads the south in water efficiency, according to a study examining water use across the United States. While states […]

Green pigeon pea. Photo by croptrust.org.

FIU geneticist wants to arm farmers with improved pigeon pea plants

Researchers have identified key genes associated with flowering time in the pigeon pea, a finding that could lead to more […]

Paolo Benigni is part of the research team at FIU's Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment that has developed a new tool to assess oil spill damage.

Scientists develop new tool to assess oil spills

Scientists are getting an entirely new perspective of what happens to oil in a spill, thanks to a tool developed […]

Psychologist named one of the most influential in the nation

Psychologist named one of the most influential in the nation

Chockalingham “Vish” Viswesvaran has been named one of the most influential industrial and organizational psychologists in the nation. The FIU […]

Stempel College unveils first clinical research lab for hookah smoking in South Florida

Stempel College unveils first clinical research lab for hookah smoking in South Florida

When FIU graduate student John Cibotti finishes a long day, he sets up his custom-built hookah for a smoking session […]

NSF awards FIU $3 million for national pilot program to increase female physics majors

NSF awards FIU $3 million for national pilot program to increase female physics majors

Armed with a $3 million National Science Foundation grant, researchers are heading back to high school to encourage more women […]

The next generation of personalized cancer treatment

The next generation of personalized cancer treatment

Cancer, in most cases, is still treated the same way as it was a few decades ago – with surgery, […]

Infectious Disease Society of America names FIU student a  2017 Medical Scholar

Infectious Disease Society of America names FIU student a 2017 Medical Scholar

Thomas Weppelman, a second-year medical student at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM), has been named a 2017 Medical Scholar […]

Why frogs need saving

Why frogs need saving

On April 29, the world’s frogs are celebrated on Save The Frogs Day. But throughout the year, FIU researchers go […]

FIU researcher Rolando Santos examines baited remote underwater video to study fish in newly opened Joe Bay.

Scientists study portion of Everglades closed to people for decades

After nearly 40 years of being closed off to the public, visitors to Everglades National Park can now explore Joe […]

Natural oyster bed as seen at low tide in the Lynhaven Inlet off the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach, Va.

Oysters hold secrets to Chesapeake Bay’s past

People began to negatively impact the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay earlier than previously thought, a new study finds. […]

Undergrad research introduces students to the life sciences

Undergrad research introduces students to the life sciences

Earlier this month, more than 200 life sciences undergraduate faculty members and students from all across southern Florida judged or […]

Donors, faculty strengthen partnerships at inaugural Endowed Faculty Reception

Donors, faculty strengthen partnerships at inaugural Endowed Faculty Reception

By Charles Crespo FIU held its first Endowed Faculty Reception at the Reagan House March 22 to provide donors and […]