Posts tagged with: "Biological Sciences"

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

The bonnethead shark has finally been outed for what it truly is — an omnivore! Gone are the stereotypical characterizations […]

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BBC comes into its own

BBC comes into its own

Maybe it’s because of its location on the water’s edge. Perhaps it’s because of its smaller physical footprint. Possibly it’s […]

Emeritus Professor creates professorship in Tropical Ecology

Emeritus Professor creates professorship in Tropical Ecology

If you want to know about FIU Professor Emeritus Walter M. Goldberg’s distinguished academic career, you should first dial your […]

Our researchers can’t work without their…

Our researchers can’t work without their…

Researchers go into the field sometimes with just a backpack, other times with suitcases full of gear. Some tools can […]

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, […]

Naples, USA - April 29, 2018: Florida pink, red and orange sunset in gulf of Mexico with sign for red tide dead fish algae bloom warning

Florida red tide experts list

Florida red tide blooms have crept up along the state’s west coast leaving discolored, smelly water and dead wildlife in […]

The Meg: a 5-second movie review from FIU shark expert

The Meg: a 5-second movie review from FIU shark expert

If you’re wondering whether The Meg is worth the price of admission, FIU shark expert and dean of the College […]

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Scenic bay view from Oleta River State Park in North Miami Beach.

South Florida’s natural ecosystems can provide affordable protection from chronic flooding

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

To stop mosquitoes, target their young, biologist says

To stop mosquitoes, target their young, biologist says

New study shows insecticides had little effect in Zika-struck Miami Bacterial larvicide, not standard insecticides, are the best solution for […]

Ben Wilson and Shelby Servais are among the latest crop of National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Science Policy Fellows.

Science policy fellows tackle Gulf of Mexico

Shelby Servais and Ben Wilson both earned degrees at FIU. Both did research in the Florida Everglades. And they are […]

July 2018 in photos: Summer Commencement, Arctic research and Roary in a hammock

July 2018 in photos: Summer Commencement, Arctic research and Roary in a hammock

Summers are for making memories. At FIU, we’ve had no shortage of memorable moments that Panthers will cherish forever – […]

Fins from threatened shark species seized by border control in Hong Kong.

Threatened sharks still common in fin trade, new study finds

Despite international protection, threatened species of sharks continue to be found in the Hong Kong fin trade. A collaborative team […]

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FIU Marine Scientist Mark Bond (left) goes free diving in a shark feeding frenzy for Discovery Channel's Shark Week.

Guy Fieri takes dive with FIU researcher for Shark Week

Celebrity restauranteur explores favorite menu items for sharks Mark Bond’s free dive with Guy Fieri and a dozen sharks will […]

Ph.D. student Haydee Borrero studying orchids in Everglades National Park.

A fly in Cuba could be a canary in a coal mine for climate change

FIU researchers have for the first time found fly larvae that feast on the rare Mule Ear Orchid in Cuba, […]

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 […]