Science & Health

Seagrasses at World Heritage Site still suffer from heat wave

Seagrasses at World Heritage Site still suffer from heat wave

Massive seagrass beds in Western Australia’s Shark Bay have showed little recovery from a devastating 2011 heat wave, according to a […]

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Why are medical students doing rounds at the art museum?

Why are medical students doing rounds at the art museum?

You expect to see medical students doing rounds at a hospital, but at an art museum? That’s exactly what a […]

Students in FIU's field excursion course visit Camex, a building materials company, in the Florida Keys to observe a limestone blast.

Spring breakers rocked by Florida Keys

This spring break, undergraduates in FIU’s field excursion course got their hands dirty developing their geology skills in the Florida Keys. The […]

5 tips for establishing healthy habits that last

5 tips for establishing healthy habits that last

When it comes to developing better habits – in the classroom, the workplace or in life – you probably already […]

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What climate change means for leaf litter

What climate change means for leaf litter

The carbon dioxide coming from some of Earth’s tiniest residents may not be increasing as quickly as some believed in […]

Gavin Schmidt, chief of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, recently spoke at FIU.

NASA researcher communicates the climate story

  For Andrea Nodal, a freshman majoring in marine sciences, meeting a NASA climate scientist was the perfect opportunity to […]

FDA approves first-in-human trial for neural-enabled prosthetic hand system developed at FIU

FDA approves first-in-human trial for neural-enabled prosthetic hand system developed at FIU

Upper extremity amputees are one step closer to successfully picking up a cookie or an egg, thanks to a new […]

An Atala butterfly, once thought extinct in Florida, has found a new home in the gardens of FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus.

How to build your own butterfly garden

Butterflies are nature’s little helpers. They pollinate flowers and keep pests in check. But chemicals, climate change, habitat loss and […]

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Ancients transformed landscape of the Amazon, researchers find

Ancient people likely had an architectural role in the Amazon’s plant life, a theory that contradicts the long-held belief the […]

Experts explore latest developments in child mental health care

Experts explore latest developments in child mental health care

Nearly 500 mental health professionals from all across the world recently convened in Miami for the Miami International Child & Adolescent […]

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Medical students join prestigious honor society

Medical students join prestigious honor society

A group of Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) students have joined a club so prestigious, members include more than […]

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Hacking your way into the job market

Hacking your way into the job market

By Sandeep Varry Missing out on sleep during weekends is generally not recommended, unless it can land you a dream job. […]

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Demian Chapman walked through the streets of Hong Kong overwhelmed by the smell of shark meat for sale. Shop after […]

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Focus on innovation: Origami antennas

Focus on innovation: Origami antennas

When critical data matters, finding better ways to transmit it can save time, money and even lives. A professor in […]

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

Great universities understand that they are truly the sum of their parts. They are home to programs that uplift communities […]