Science & Health

FIU biologist Steven Oberbauer (standing) conducts research in Toolik Field Station in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Climate change drives tundras out of sync

Warming temperatures in cold places are causing plants to flower earlier, according to a new study. Shorter flowering seasons can […]

Rene Formoso, project manager at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

Alumnus works with NASA on making rocket fuel on Mars

Mars, known as the Red Planet and fourth planet from the Sun, has an atmosphere of more than 95 percent […]

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

A little preparation can spare parents who travel with their children – and those around them – from feeling the […]

Local conditions shape plant communities

Local conditions shape plant communities

The local environment plays a key role in determining what kinds of plants grow there, according to a new study that could […]

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 […]

Recruiters scout for talent at Senior Design Showcase

Recruiters scout for talent at Senior Design Showcase

Brian Cuadra is sporting a Microsoft t-shirt and making his way down the aisles at the College of Engineering & […]

My internship at the City of Miami Beach

My internship at the City of Miami Beach

Name: Alex Alm Hometown: Miami, Fla. Major: Environmental Studies with a major in Natural Resource Sciences Where did you intern? I interned […]

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 […]

My internship at Michigan State University

My internship at Michigan State University

Name: Daniel Enrique Martinez Hometown: Cartagena, Colombia Major: I’m pursuing a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering. Where did you intern? What did you do […]

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My internship as a water engineer at Black and Veatch

My internship as a water engineer at Black and Veatch

Name: Melody Gonzalez Hometown: Rio Caribe, Venezuela What is your major? Civil Engineering Where did you intern? Black and Veatch, […]

Wetlands hold the key to cutting emissions

Wetlands hold the key to cutting emissions

A team of scientists has identified more ways to mitigate climate change. Restoring coastal wetlands, rewetting drained soils, preventing erosion […]

Silvina Di Pietro, chemistry graduate student,  at her internship at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

DOE fellowship connects student to her family’s past

In 1952, a young Italian couple set voyage to Argentina in a cramped ship to flee the devastation of World […]

Professor, students team up with police to create virtual roll call

Professor, students team up with police to create virtual roll call

Pinecrest Police Department Chief Samuel Ceballos wanted to bring policing into the 21 century. He came up with the idea […]

Is a high-deductible health plan right for you? Researchers find they may be tricky

Is a high-deductible health plan right for you? Researchers find they may be tricky

Insurance plans can be complicated to understand and in the era of the Affordable Care Act, consumers have more choices […]