Science & Health

Research rules out mental flexibility, attention as advantages for some bilingual children

Research rules out mental flexibility, attention as advantages for some bilingual children

Bilingual children are on equal footing with monolingual children when it comes to regulating their behavior, planning and problem-solving, according […]

Zumba classes at the FIU Wellness and Recreation Center.

How to stay body positive in the age of ‘fitstagram’

  Brittany Baldwin is a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor who currently works as the assistant director of […]

Health experts discuss solutions to global threats

Health experts discuss solutions to global threats

Just as news and information travel around the world with ease, so do diseases and global health trends. As part […]

Researchers seek how to best treat kids with ADHD in schools

Researchers seek how to best treat kids with ADHD in schools

Story by Rosanna Castro Researchers at FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) are evaluating the most effective classroom interventions […]

Dr. Eneida Roldan, HWCOM and Dr. Carlos Rey, Hialeah Hospital, with the visiting physicians from China.

International Visiting Physicians Program welcomes first physicians from China

FIU welcomed this week the first Chinese delegation to participate in the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s International Visiting Physician […]

FIU's Tech Team

Engineering students teach FIU retirees how to be tech-savvy

The Internet of Things has revolutionized how people interact with the world. Whether it’s a smartwatch or a home virtual […]

Accounting alumna appointed CEO of facial recognition company

Accounting alumna appointed CEO of facial recognition company

When it comes to business, a strong leader can make the difference between a success story and failure. Kairos, a […]

Evelyn Gaiser is a wetland ecologist examining long-term changes in lakes and wetlands, including the Everglades.

Ecologist joins state algae task force

Evelyn Gaiser has been named to Florida’s new blue-green algae task force by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The ecologist is among […]

Alternative treatment for anxiety proves effective for the most difficult cases

Alternative treatment for anxiety proves effective for the most difficult cases

Helping children diagnosed with anxiety hone their attention shows promising results for recovery, according to a new study by researchers […]

The 2019 measles outbreak: What you need to know

The 2019 measles outbreak: What you need to know

It’s a new record no one is cheering about. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 704 measles […]

Can cancer treatments help those with pulmonary arterial hypertension?

Can cancer treatments help those with pulmonary arterial hypertension?

Quentin Felty, associate professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, has been awarded a $439,500 […]

hundrets of glass eels (anguilla anguilla), baby of eel

New DNA test stops illegal shipment of endangered eels

Researchers have developed a new method to identify illegally trafficked European eels, and it has already led to the arrest […]

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Life-saving storm surge modeling deployed in Hispaniola

Life-saving storm surge modeling deployed in Hispaniola

The island of Hispaniola, a frequent target of hurricanes, is now armed with an operational system to improve early warnings […]

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Shark Bay, Australia

Heatwave devastates wildlife populations in World Heritage Site

Large numbers of dugongs, sea snakes and other marine animals disappeared from the UNESCO World Heritage Site Shark Bay, Western […]

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A team led by chemistry professor Raphael Raptis developed an iron-based material that can distinguish chiral molecules that occur naturally in right- and left-handed forms. In the case of pharmaceuticals, this could be one way to ensure toxic versions of molecules are not included in a formula.

Discovery could be game-changer for pharmaceuticals

Manufacturing drugs may one day become more efficient, courtesy of a recent discovery by FIU researchers. Until today, platinum was […]