Posts tagged with: "Research"

Universidad de Cartagena President Edgar Parra Chacón and Stempel College Dean Tomás R. Guilarte

Stempel College signs partnership with Universidad de Cartagena

Stempel College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Universidad de Cartagena to collaborate on educational and research […]

Research rules out mental flexibility, attention as advantages for some bilingual children

Research rules out mental flexibility, attention as advantages for some bilingual children

Bilingual children are on equal footing with monolingual children when it comes to regulating their behavior, planning and problem-solving, according […]

Researchers seek how to best treat kids with ADHD in schools

Researchers seek how to best treat kids with ADHD in schools

Story by Rosanna Castro Researchers at FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) are evaluating the most effective classroom interventions […]

Alternative treatment for anxiety proves effective for the most difficult cases

Alternative treatment for anxiety proves effective for the most difficult cases

Helping children diagnosed with anxiety hone their attention shows promising results for recovery, according to a new study by researchers […]

Can cancer treatments help those with pulmonary arterial hypertension?

Can cancer treatments help those with pulmonary arterial hypertension?

Quentin Felty, associate professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, has been awarded a $439,500 […]

hundrets of glass eels (anguilla anguilla), baby of eel

New DNA test stops illegal shipment of endangered eels

Researchers have developed a new method to identify illegally trafficked European eels, and it has already led to the arrest […]

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Life-saving storm surge modeling deployed in Hispaniola

Life-saving storm surge modeling deployed in Hispaniola

The island of Hispaniola, a frequent target of hurricanes, is now armed with an operational system to improve early warnings […]

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Shark Bay, Australia

Heatwave devastates wildlife populations in World Heritage Site

Large numbers of dugongs, sea snakes and other marine animals disappeared from the UNESCO World Heritage Site Shark Bay, Western […]

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A team led by chemistry professor Raphael Raptis developed an iron-based material that can distinguish chiral molecules that occur naturally in right- and left-handed forms. In the case of pharmaceuticals, this could be one way to ensure toxic versions of molecules are not included in a formula.

Discovery could be game-changer for pharmaceuticals

Manufacturing drugs may one day become more efficient, courtesy of a recent discovery by FIU researchers. Until today, platinum was […]

FIU scientists have been working in the Everglades for decades, providing baseline data and research to advance management, restoration and conservation efforts of the fragile ecosystem.

Multi-university effort to investigate Glades water quality

State water managers have set aside $4.1 million for FIU, University of Florida and Florida Gulf Coast University to study water issues […]

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FIU marine sciences professor Heather Bracken-Grissom

Crabs, lobsters and shrimp now have a family tree dating 500 million years

Researchers have for the first time traced the roots of crabs, lobsters and shrimp to create the family tree of […]

Universidad de Córdoba representatives visit Stempel College, sign partnership agreement

Universidad de Córdoba representatives visit Stempel College, sign partnership agreement

Representatives from the Universidad de Córdoba in Colombia recently visited Stempel College as the two institutions embark on a new […]

Subtler forms of harassment erode women’s feelings of legitimacy in physics

Subtler forms of harassment erode women’s feelings of legitimacy in physics

Sexual harassment is another barrier women in STEM must overcome, according to a new study. In a survey of undergraduate […]

Unleashing the “Aha!” moment: STEM education transformed

Unleashing the “Aha!” moment: STEM education transformed

The STEM Transformation Institute has redesigned the education experience, creating a model for the rest of the nation At 19, […]

Researchers find correlation between blood type and susceptibility to severe malaria

Researchers find correlation between blood type and susceptibility to severe malaria

Abraham Degarege Mengist is making malaria his mission. A doctoral student in public health with a concentration in epidemiology, Mengist […]