Science & Health

Don’t let getting sick ruin your semester

Don’t let getting sick ruin your semester

You’ve figured out when to leave home to make it to class on time, read over your syllabi and have […]

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

In the first half of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported only 34 symptomatic Zika virus disease […]

College of Medicine earns award for diversity

College of Medicine earns award for diversity

Insight into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education, has selected the Florida Science Training and Research […]

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How a scar helped a medical student connect with a patient

How a scar helped a medical student connect with a patient

Joseph Burns just started his fourth year at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.  He wants to be a cardiologist to […]

Sean Brown

My internship at the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Name: Sean Brown Hometown: Miami, Fla. Major: Sustainability and the Environment with a certificate in Agroecology Where did you intern? At the […]

Massive Bald Cypress Trees in the swamp with reflection of trees on the calm water

Some trees can’t survive sea level rise

Sea level rise is killing bald cypress trees, according to an FIU study. As sea levels rise, high salinity can […]

Mosquito attack: How to protect yourself from the world’s deadliest animal

Mosquito attack: How to protect yourself from the world’s deadliest animal

If you’re going to have nightmares about a deadly animal on the prowl out for blood, your blood, it shouldn’t […]

My internship at Mystic Aquarium and the University of Connecticut

My internship at Mystic Aquarium and the University of Connecticut

Name: Catherine Guinovart Hometown: Key Largo, Fla. Major: Sustainability and the Environment   Where did you intern? I participated in an […]

5 tips to curb challenging classroom behavior

5 tips to curb challenging classroom behavior

Miami-Dade County Public Schools students head back to the classroom Monday, Aug. 20. As teachers put the finishing touches in […]

My internship at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

My internship at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Name: Andrea Benitez Hometown: Miami, FL Major: Environmental Studies Where did you intern? I interned at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, in partnership […]

Anurag Akkiraju, a recent high school graduate, interning at FIU's Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab.

Local high schooler and FIU intern publishes research paper on cybersecurity

Remember attending high school and being excited to go to the homecoming football game or prom with your best friends? […]

5 questions with the dean of engineering

5 questions with the dean of engineering

Born and raised in Greece, John L. Volakis arrived in the United States as a teenager knowing only a few […]

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Chintan Bhatt, a doctoral student at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, was interviewed live on […]

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Closeup of one dead fish washed ashore during red tide algae bloom toxic in Naples beach in Florida Gulf of Mexico during sunset on sand

6 things to know about Florida red tide

Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency due to Florida red tide in seven counties, including Charlotte, Collier, […]

A neutron star, the ultra dense core of a massive star that collapses and undergoes a supernova explosion, is found at its center. Credits: Credits: X-ray (NASA/CXC/ESO/F.Vogt et al); Optical (ESO/VLT/MUSE & NASA/STScI)

What tiny particles mean for big stars

An international team of physicists has made a discovery that fills in the gaps of our understanding of some of […]