Posts tagged with: "Marine Sciences"

Marine scientists identify lobsters’ ancestors

Marine scientists identify lobsters’ ancestors

Scientists have long believed that lobster-like crustaceans first appeared on planet Earth about 360 million years ago. But FIU marine […]

Marine sciences researcher Jordan Thomson poses with a sea turtle donning a Go-Pro cam in Shark Bay, Australia.

Animal-borne video cameras reveal secret lives of sea turtles

There is no shortage of tomfoolery in the daily lives of sea turtles. Challenging a feisty crab. Chance encounters with […]

FIU marine scientists Heather Bracken-Grissom holds a crab.

Genome researchers come together to sequence 7,000 invertebrate animal species

FIU biological sciences professors Heather Bracken-Grissom, Timothy Collins and Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty have been invited to join the Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance […]

TEDxFIU: World’s only underwater sea lab

TEDxFIU: World’s only underwater sea lab

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Common South Florida pollutants lead to coral disease

Common South Florida pollutants lead to coral disease

Common South Florida pollutants from sewage, agricultural practices and other sources can lead to a rapid increase in coral disease […]

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Watch highlights from TEDxFIU 2013

Watch highlights from TEDxFIU 2013

In case you missed the university’s event of the year, TEDxFIU, watch the highlights: FIU News will be featuring two […]

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FIU students descend on Aquarius

FIU students descend on Aquarius

Four FIU students embarked on a seven-day mission to Aquarius this week, the first FIU research mission to the world’s […]

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TEDxFIU watch parties on South Beach & at BBC

TEDxFIU watch parties on South Beach & at BBC

Don’t have tickets to the university’s event of the year – TEDxFIU? Don’t fret. You can still get the TEDx […]

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Researcher dodges typhoons, studies monsoons in the Japan Sea

Researcher dodges typhoons, studies monsoons in the Japan Sea

William Anderson, associate professor in the Department of Earth and Environment and the Marine Sciences Program, recently spent two months […]

TEDxFIU announces speakers for 2013

TEDxFIU announces speakers for 2013

This year’s TEDxFIU speakers will take the audience to an underwater sea laboratory, a remote village of Papua New Guinea […]

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Mike Heithaus (left) and Adam Rosenblatt (right) pose with an alligator in the Everglades in 2011. Photo by Josh Goodstein.

Researchers find carnivorous crocs enjoy a taste of fruit

FIU researchers have found that the American alligator, and a dozen species in the crocodilia order, enjoy a taste of […]

Jim Fourqurean, Aileen Soto and Christian Lopes pose under the wet porch of Aquarius.

Students visit Aquarius

  Christian Lopes, Alex Perez and Jason Howard became the first FIU students to visit Aquarius Reef Base since the […]

Heather Bracken-Grissom holds a hermit crab while conducting research in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize.

Which came first, hermits or kings?

Heather Bracken-Grissom, marine sciences professor in the FIU Department of Biological Sciences, has helped answer one of the most debated […]

For marine biologist Mike Heithaus, every week is shark week

For marine biologist Mike Heithaus, every week is shark week

Marine biology professor Mike Heithaus wrote the following piece for Inside Science Minds about how threats to sharks imperil entire ecosystems. […]

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Mike Heithaus tags a guitar fish in Shark Bay, Australia.

FIU shark expert to close out Zoo Miami’s Crittercam exhibit

Zoo Miami is teaming up with FIU marine scientist Mike Heithaus to give one last peek at the world through […]