Science & Health

Guilty until proven innocent: police perceptions affect investigations

Guilty until proven innocent: police perceptions affect investigations

  When an investigator believes an innocent person is guilty, a wrongful conviction is a real possibility, researchers find. Research […]

Intervention more important than ADHD diagnosis, researcher says

Intervention more important than ADHD diagnosis, researcher says

All children — with or without ADHD — can benefit from behavioral strategies. A recent study published in the Journal […]

Adding sand to beaches is a short-term way of fighting erosion. New research suggests that nourishing beaches may become too expensive in the long run.

Hurricanes remind us sand is not a renewable resource

As beachside communities begin rebuilding in the wake of two catastrophic hurricane impacts on the United States, they should ask […]

Medical students are hoping to save lives by selling art

Medical students are hoping to save lives by selling art

When Pati Vargas was contacted by an FIU medical student looking for free space for an art show, she had […]

Giovanni Giannola, FIU computer engineering grad and CEO of Globalesm, Inc.

Engineering grad creates Internet of Things startup company

Giovanni Giannola, an FIU alumnus, recalls how at the young age of seven, he began upgrading computers for his father’s […]

Hurricane Michael approaches Florida's Panhandle. Photo Courtesy: NOAA

What hurricanes mean for red tide

Hurricane Michael is likely to affect the Florida red tide bloom. What’s not yet clear is how. Michael was a […]

FIU in DC update: Constructing the future of urban technology

FIU in DC update: Constructing the future of urban technology

Week in review: FIU started the month of October convening federal and local officials on smart technology initiatives; advocating for […]

FIU scientist discovers potentially harmful algal bloom in Keys canal

FIU scientist discovers potentially harmful algal bloom in Keys canal

A bloom of a harmful algal species that causes a different red tide than what is currently affecting Florida’s east […]

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Monitoring buoy deployed to test water quality near Haulover Inlet

Monitoring buoy deployed to test water quality near Haulover Inlet

Scientists have deployed a research buoy near FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus to monitor conditions in light of the recent red […]

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It’s time to get a flu shot

It’s time to get a flu shot

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Americans to get vaccinated before Halloween. “It takes about two weeks […]

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Saturn’s largest moon may hold key to cleaner engines

Saturn’s largest moon may hold key to cleaner engines

A new discovery on Titan’s haze is revealing new information about burning fuels on Earth. FIU chemist Alexander Mebel and […]

More than an apple: the flu shot is what keeps the doctor away

More than an apple: the flu shot is what keeps the doctor away

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 80,000 Americans died of the flu and its complications […]

Flu season information

Flu season information

FIU is committed to the health and wellness of our students, faculty and staff. To keep our FIU community healthy, […]

Stempel dean to study effects of environmental toxins and their links to Alzheimer’s disease

Stempel dean to study effects of environmental toxins and their links to Alzheimer’s disease

The global prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease, an irreversible neurodegenerative condition resulting in extensive memory loss and dementia, is increasing. The […]

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Memories of sexual abuse, trauma remain accurate into adulthood

Adults can accurately recall traumatic events from childhood, including instances of sexual abuse, a new article shows. This has prompted […]