Articles by: Ayleen Barbel Fattal

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 […]

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 […]

FIU receives $1.49 million to transform how calculus is taught

FIU receives $1.49 million to transform how calculus is taught

FIU’s STEM Transformation Institute has received a $1.49 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve student success in […]

NSF recognizes forensic chemist among Hispanic leaders in research

NSF recognizes forensic chemist among Hispanic leaders in research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently profiled eight Hispanic scientists and engineers who are national leaders in their areas of […]

Guilty until proven innocent: police perceptions affect investigations

Guilty until proven innocent: police perceptions affect investigations

  When an investigator believes an innocent person is guilty, a wrongful conviction is a real possibility, researchers find. Research […]

Intervention more important than ADHD diagnosis, researcher says

Intervention more important than ADHD diagnosis, researcher says

All children — with or without ADHD — can benefit from behavioral strategies. A recent study published in the Journal […]

The Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway.

Peace prize offers hope for sexual violence survivors, but not peace

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

Hurricane Michael approaches the Florida Panhandle. Courtesy: NOAA

Hurricane Michael intensifies as it approaches landfall

Hurricane Michael continued to intensify as it made landfall off the coast of Panama City, Fla. FIU meteorologist Haiyan Jiang […]

Saturn’s largest moon may hold key to cleaner engines

Saturn’s largest moon may hold key to cleaner engines

A new discovery on Titan’s haze is revealing new information about burning fuels on Earth. FIU chemist Alexander Mebel and […]

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Psychologist Asia Eaton is helping Facebook in its fight against revenge porn. Eaton, other researchers, lawyers and victim advocates from […]

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 […]

5 tips to curb challenging classroom behavior

5 tips to curb challenging classroom behavior

Miami-Dade County Public Schools students head back to the classroom Monday, Aug. 20. As teachers put the finishing touches in […]

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

Below is a list of FIU experts who can comment on back-to-school topics relating to school readiness, anxiety and emotions, […]

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 […]