Science & Health

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 […]

Jose Gracia, 92-year-old engineering instructor.

Meet Jose Gracia, a 92-year-old engineering instructor

Jose Gracia has lived a full life. The 92 year old has embraced all the challenges life has thrown his […]

Flooding was among the major impacts when Hurricane Harvey struck Texas in 2017.

Flooding, storm surge as destructive as a hurricane’s winds

  When hurricanes and powerful storms threaten land, people typically focus on wind speed. That could be a mistake. Damage […]

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

The bonnethead shark has finally been outed for what it truly is — an omnivore! Gone are the stereotypical characterizations […]

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Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. There is no screening test for ovarian cancer. Three FIU medical students would like […]

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

A broker could be the key to saving the Florida Everglades. That is one of the recommendations put forth by […]

Miami - September 12, 2017: Workers clean up Ocean Drive, the historic Art Deco seafront street in South Beach, after the city was damaged in Hurricane Irma.

Tools being developed to improve response times in disasters

A research team led by FIU is trying to remove the chaos from responses when natural disasters strike. The team, […]

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 […]

Don’t let getting sick ruin your semester

Don’t let getting sick ruin your semester

You’ve figured out when to leave home to make it to class on time, read over your syllabi and have […]

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

In the first half of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported only 34 symptomatic Zika virus disease […]

College of Medicine earns award for diversity

College of Medicine earns award for diversity

Insight into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education, has selected the Florida Science Training and Research […]

How a scar helped a medical student connect with a patient

How a scar helped a medical student connect with a patient

Joseph Burns just started his fourth year at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.  He wants to be a cardiologist to […]

Sean Brown

My internship at the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Name: Sean Brown Hometown: Miami, Fla. Major: Sustainability and the Environment with a certificate in Agroecology Where did you intern? At the […]

Massive Bald Cypress Trees in the swamp with reflection of trees on the calm water

Some trees can’t survive sea level rise

Sea level rise is killing bald cypress trees, according to an FIU study. As sea levels rise, high salinity can […]

Mosquito attack: How to protect yourself from the world’s deadliest animal

Mosquito attack: How to protect yourself from the world’s deadliest animal

If you’re going to have nightmares about a deadly animal on the prowl out for blood, your blood, it shouldn’t […]