Posts tagged with: "Marine Sciences"

Senior Ruslan Garcia studied tumors in mice to gain insight into human cases of skin cancer.

Student researchers take top honors at STEM symposium

Original research conducted by an FIU undergraduate student could someday lead to safer treatments for melanoma, the deadliest and most […]

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Fishing leads to significant shark population declines, researchers say

Fishing leads to significant shark population declines, researchers say

The world’s shark population is experiencing significant decline with perhaps 100 million or more sharks being lost every year, according […]

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FIU to operate Aquarius Reef Base

FIU to operate Aquarius Reef Base

FIU has been awarded a grant to continue stewardship of the Aquarius Reef Base, the world’s only operational underwater research […]

Kevin Boswell (left) works up a seine haul of nearshore arctic habitats off the Beaufort Sea in the Arctic Ocean.

Marine scientist to explore Arctic shorelines, habitats

FIU Marine scientist Kevin Boswell is leading an effort to better understand the Arctic costal ecosystems and their contribution to Arctic productivity. […]

Giant eyeball puts biodiversity in focus

Giant eyeball puts biodiversity in focus

Giant eyeballs aren’t a regular topic of conversation for FIU professor Heather Bracken-Grissom. But then again, such things don’t normally […]

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Turtle tracking 101: When all else fails, call your manicurist

Turtle tracking 101: When all else fails, call your manicurist

Sometimes, searching for answers to the oceans’ greatest mysteries requires hard work, a little ingenuity and a good manicurist. A […]

Marine life invokes a love-of-life for one Ph.D. candidate

Marine life invokes a love-of-life for one Ph.D. candidate

Originally from land-locked Cincinnati, Ohio, Elizabeth Lacey credits a family trip when she was 8-years-old to the beaches in California […]

Marine science discoveries become art

Marine science discoveries become art

The art exhibit “Macroalgae: Hidden Colors of the Sea” is currently featured at FIU’s Glenn Hubert Library at the Biscayne […]

Marine scientist champions Blue Carbon

Marine scientist champions Blue Carbon

Study finds restoring seagrass meadows may reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon stores  Seagrasses could be the oceans’ best-kept secret, and […]

Photo courtesy of Matthew L. Wittenrich

Chasing the lionfish: FIU researchers find predator in troubling waters

The invasion has reached the Loxahatchee River. Lionfish, native to oceans halfway around the world, have reached the estuary near […]

Congresswoman tours marine ecosystems

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., stepped out on a research boat with FIU Marine Sciences Professor James Fourqurean June […]

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Standing tall

Standing tall

The marine biology building at Biscayne Bay Campus beckons visitors on a recent morning. FIU’s Marine Sciences Program includes faculty from diverse […]