Posts tagged with: "Research"

Rene Formoso, project manager at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

Alumnus works with NASA on how to make rocket fuel on Mars

Mars, known as the Red Planet and fourth planet from the Sun, has an atmosphere of more than 95 percent […]

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

A little preparation can spare parents who travel with their children – and those around them – from feeling the […]

Local conditions shape plant communities

Local conditions shape plant communities

The local environment plays a key role in determining what kinds of plants grow there, according to a new study that could […]

Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

Younger siblings of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder are more likely to develop either […]

Researchers clear the air about vaping

Researchers clear the air about vaping

FIU psychologists Elisa Trucco and Matthew Sutherland are in a race to find answers about the impact of e-cigarettes on […]

$1.2 million grant to provide health promotion to indigenous communities

$1.2 million grant to provide health promotion to indigenous communities

FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work (Stempel), in collaboration with Florida State University’s (FSU) College of […]

Major data release set for early 2019 as recruitment wraps up for nation’s largest adolescent brain study

Major data release set for early 2019 as recruitment wraps up for nation’s largest adolescent brain study

Research teams all across the globe are eagerly awaiting a major release of data from the largest study ever attempted […]

My internship at Michigan State University

My internship at Michigan State University

Name: Daniel Enrique Martinez Hometown: Cartagena, Colombia Major: I’m pursuing a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering. Where did you intern? What did you do […]

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Wetlands hold the key to cutting emissions

Wetlands hold the key to cutting emissions

A team of scientists has identified more ways to mitigate climate change. Restoring coastal wetlands, rewetting drained soils, preventing erosion […]

Want to know what toxins you’re being exposed to? Your urine has answers

Want to know what toxins you’re being exposed to? Your urine has answers

Over the course of a lifespan, from conception to death, each person encounters a wide variety of environmental stressors such […]

Is a high-deductible health plan right for you? Researchers find they may be tricky

Is a high-deductible health plan right for you? Researchers find they may be tricky

Insurance plans can be complicated to understand and in the era of the Affordable Care Act, consumers have more choices […]

Nature offers most cost-effective solution for climate change

Nature offers most cost-effective solution for climate change

U.S. wetlands, forests and agricultural lands could absorb traffic emissions Restoring seagrass meadows, mangrove forests and salt marshes could play […]

McNair Conference inspires undergrads to pursue grad school

McNair Conference inspires undergrads to pursue grad school

Everyone is curious about what the future holds. For graduate school hopefuls attending the FIU McNair Scholars Research Conference, a […]

FIU earns national designation as “Innovation and Economic Prosperity University”

FIU earns national designation as “Innovation and Economic Prosperity University”

FIU has earned national designation as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP) University by the Association of Public and Land-grant […]

NSF awards FIU nearly half a million dollars for ‘remote-controlled brain’ research

NSF awards FIU nearly half a million dollars for ‘remote-controlled brain’ research

  The brain’s neural network is a complex electric circuit of interconnected neurons – there are about 80 billion neurons […]