Science & Health

Pictorial warning labels on hookahs reduce smoking satisfaction

Pictorial warning labels on hookahs reduce smoking satisfaction

In the first clinical laboratory study to provide evidence on the effects of warning labels on waterpipes, also known as […]

Small trees make big impact in climate change fight

Small trees make big impact in climate change fight

When it comes to trees storing carbon, don’t underestimate the little guys, according to new study. Trees absorb carbon dioxide […]

FIU among the nation’s top research universities

FIU among the nation’s top research universities

In the latest edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, FIU retained its highest classification as a […]

Childhood trauma affects brain and increases risk of substance use in adolescence, study finds

Childhood trauma affects brain and increases risk of substance use in adolescence, study finds

A new study led by FIU researchers at the Center for Children and Families found that traumatic childhood experiences like […]

College of Medicine wins national professionalism award

College of Medicine wins national professionalism award

The national Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society has honored the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine with its 2018 […]

USA, Florida, Silent water of lake in everglades nature landscape with reflecting palm trees

From oceans to the Everglades and in between: Institute watches over our water

By Eric Barton Todd Crowl can remember a time a few years ago when it wasn’t so easy to qualify […]

FIU awarded $4.8 million to train disaster response medical professionals

FIU awarded $4.8 million to train disaster response medical professionals

U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) has awarded FIU’s Academy for International Disaster Preparedness at […]

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"Nap & Go" Team. Laura Coronado is second to right.

Engineers become entrepreneurs in innovative course

Recent computer engineering graduate Laura Coronado dreams of someday opening her own engineering business with her siblings. When Coronado was […]

Psychology ranked in top 10 by National Science Foundation

Psychology ranked in top 10 by National Science Foundation

Florida International University was recently ranked No. 9 in the nation by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research funding […]

Professor only U.S. representative participating in European Union DNA project

Professor only U.S. representative participating in European Union DNA project

Marcus S. Cooke, professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work in the Department of Environmental Health […]

Can we reduce the Internet’s carbon footprint? Professor says ‘yes’ with spintronics

Can we reduce the Internet’s carbon footprint? Professor says ‘yes’ with spintronics

We live in a fast-paced, technology-driven society where data usage is increasing on a daily basis. Has it ever crossed […]

Left to right: President Mark B. Rosenberg, College of Engineering & Computing Dean John Volakis, Chad Moss '94, Sandra Moss, and Moss School Interim Director Jose Faria

Construction school renamed in honor of Chad Moss ’94

In recognition of a landmark contribution to FIU, the College of Engineering & Computing’s school of construction has been renamed […]

FIU, Walmart Foundation to help farmers respond to changing climate

FIU, Walmart Foundation to help farmers respond to changing climate

FIU is working to help build stronger agricultural systems in the face of climate change. Florida is the nation’s largest […]

a cute bulldog decorated with reindeer asleep after Christmas dinner

Holiday blues: triggers and survival tips

Happy holidays! It’s a common refrain, but for many people who have lost loved ones, gone through heartbreaks or are […]

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Top FIU benefactor inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame

Decades ago, Dr. Herbert Wertheim turned his early ideas for inventions into prototypes using Maxwell House coffee cans as chemistry […]