Science & Health

Deeper reefs won't offer much hope for shallow reef species. Photo Courtesy of California Academy of Sciences.

No relief for reefs – even in the ‘twilight zone’

Deep coral reefs provide shallow hope for near-surface reefs in need of recovery, new findings suggest. A team of researchers […]

Long-term changes chart future of ecosystems

Long-term changes chart future of ecosystems

Changes in ecosystems that happen over years can often go unnoticed. That is why long-term research is important in restoring […]

National landmark study to examine child anxiety treatments

National landmark study to examine child anxiety treatments

The FIU Center for Children and Families has been approved for funding of nearly $3 million by the Patient-Centered Outcomes […]

Taking a vacation abroad? Tips for a safe and healthy trip

Taking a vacation abroad? Tips for a safe and healthy trip

July is America’s most popular vacation month, and with school out for the summer, many families have time to take […]

4 students to embark on Arctic mission through Northwest Passage

4 students to embark on Arctic mission through Northwest Passage

Four FIU students will embark on a three-week expedition through the Arctic Ocean’s Northwest Passage later this summer. The students […]

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Arash Moshkforoush

Doctoral student combines love of math and engineering to address neurological disorders

Born and raised in Tehran, Iran, Arash Moshkforoush grew up with a passion for a combination of mathematics and understanding […]

Graduate students who are taught to teach are more likely to be prepared for the realities of working in higher education without losing their touch in research, according to a new study.

The case for teaching how to teach

Graduate students who are taught how to teach are more likely to be prepared for the realities of working in […]

Sunscreen basics: What kind, how much, how often?

Sunscreen basics: What kind, how much, how often?

Summer is synonymous with outdoor fun—the beach, camping, hiking, fishing – which means you’ll be spending lots of time under […]

Engineering student set on studying most complex system of all – the human body

Engineering student set on studying most complex system of all – the human body

Rossana Zotti always had her eyes set on becoming a doctor, but she changed gears to focus her undergraduate studies […]

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Aniket Jangam, electrical engineer.

Got my first job! Working for Gaumard Scientific

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

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Physics savvy is a soccer player’s secret weapon

Understanding the physics of soccer may give players a competitive advantage. As the 2018 World Cup heads into the quarterfinals, […]

Coping with rising seas requires lots of money, cooperation

Coping with rising seas requires lots of money, cooperation

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

As the sea rises, South Florida’s low-income residents face the most risk

As the sea rises, South Florida’s low-income residents face the most risk

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

The dead teach the living: A pre-med student’s first visit to the anatomy lab

The dead teach the living: A pre-med student’s first visit to the anatomy lab

Chabeli Cardenas is a Cuban-born, first-generation FIU student on a pre-med track, pursuing a bachelor’s in biology. She is taking […]

Can nanotechnology help treat Alzheimer’s?

Can nanotechnology help treat Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. It takes a devastating toll on patients and family members, […]