Science & Health

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Scientists discover how mosquitoes zero in on our sweat

Finding creates roadmap for repellent design, population control Just like fresh-baked cookies or sizzling bacon is to us, the scent […]

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Three tips from students on eating healthy on campus

With a flurry of classes, work and activities, mealtime can come and go in a matter of minutes. How do […]

Meet Eugenia walkerae, a newly named plant species from Anguilla

Meet Eugenia walkerae, a newly named plant species from Anguilla

Once relegated to the dustbin of history, a Caribbean plant now has a name and a family. Eugenia walkerae, lifelong […]

College of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2019

College of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2019

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s 2019 graduating class gathered Friday, March 15, for Match Day, an annual rite of […]

Grad student works to protect the nation as a cybersecurity warrior

Grad student works to protect the nation as a cybersecurity warrior

David Gabay has always wanted to serve his country. A cybersecurity warrior at FIU, Gabay is close to realizing his […]

Researchers investigate sleep’s role in emotional experiences for teens

Researchers investigate sleep’s role in emotional experiences for teens

Researchers at the FIU Center for Children and Families are trying to uncover the role that sleep plays in processing […]

Everglades scholar brings together stakeholders for common-sense restoration

Everglades scholar brings together stakeholders for common-sense restoration

Chloe Vorseth wants to make Everglades restoration practical. The FIU environmental studies master’s student is working to identify the most economically, […]

How to breathe for better health, studying and test taking

How to breathe for better health, studying and test taking

If you’re reading this you’re obviously breathing, but are you doing it right? From the moment we’re born we just […]

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Students create water purification startup

Students create water purification startup

How do you get your water? You probably have a water fountain nearby and the tap at home or even […]

Twerk and two-step away your insecurities at the Rec Center

Twerk and two-step away your insecurities at the Rec Center

 Instead of letting depression and anxiety keep her down, Maria Roman ’16 laced up her shoes and twerked, pumped […]

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Med student studies why some HIV patients don’t stick to medication plan

Med student studies why some HIV patients don’t stick to medication plan

The World Health Organization’s latest data estimates that worldwide more than 36 million people, including more than one million Americans, […]

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Octavio Avila-Cardet at Microsoft.

My internship as a software engineer at Microsoft

Name: Octavio Avila-Cardet Hometown: Guantanamo, Cuba What is your major? Computer science Where did you intern? What did you do […]

Woman using smartphone in bed

Nonconsensual porn is a growing threat among young adults

One out of every 12 respondents in a nationwide survey say they have been victims of nonconsensual pornography. The findings […]

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Psychiatric conditions may alter the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer’s

Psychiatric conditions may alter the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer’s

Shanna L. Burke, assistant professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, has been awarded nearly […]

Aparajita Singh

Got my first job! Working for Intel

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]