Posts tagged with: "Research"

Congressman Diaz-Balart with Dr. Georgakopoulos

Launch of Transforming Antennas Center means future jobs in groundbreaking technology

As a child, Nicholas Russo always loved science. In elementary school, his show-and-tell projects consisted of demonstrating electronics kits. It […]

Hong Liu (left) and her students Haydee Borerro (center) and Jason Downing (right) conduct research in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park in 2014.

Ecologist suggests wild approach to selling threatened plants

Selling plants could save them from extinction. The key is growing them in their natural habitats, not on private properties […]

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

“Firsts are best because they are beginnings” is a phrase that could well be one of FIU’s mottos as a […]

Flooding was among the major impacts when Hurricane Harvey struck Texas in 2017.

Flooding, storm surge as destructive as a hurricane’s winds

  When hurricanes and powerful storms threaten land, people typically focus on wind speed. That could be a mistake. Damage […]

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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Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. There is no screening test for ovarian cancer. Three FIU medical students would like […]

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

A broker could be the key to saving the Florida Everglades. That is one of the recommendations put forth by […]

Miami - September 12, 2017: Workers clean up Ocean Drive, the historic Art Deco seafront street in South Beach, after the city was damaged in Hurricane Irma.

Tools being developed to improve response times in disasters

A research team led by FIU is trying to remove the chaos from responses when natural disasters strike. The team, […]

Treatment being developed for manatees poisoned by red tide

Treatment being developed for manatees poisoned by red tide

NOAA funds veterinary care research in response to toxic algae Florida International University and Mote Marine Laboratory are developing new […]

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

In the first half of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported only 34 symptomatic Zika virus disease […]

Linguistics professor Melissa Baralt leads a professional workshop as part of LACC's Title VI grant.

Latin American and Caribbean Center earns national designation — again

The U.S. Department of Education award includes a grant of more than $2 million The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean […]

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Test drive your idea at StartUP FIU’s Proof of Concept Studio

Test drive your idea at StartUP FIU’s Proof of Concept Studio

The new StartUP FIU Proof of Concept Studio is helping entrepreneurs save time and money by test driving their ideas […]

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 […]

Massive Bald Cypress Trees in the swamp with reflection of trees on the calm water

Some trees can’t survive sea level rise

Sea level rise is killing bald cypress trees, according to an FIU study. As sea levels rise, high salinity can […]

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Ph.D. student interviewed on NPR Atlanta for research on Medicaid expansion

Chintan Bhatt, a doctoral student at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, was interviewed live on […]

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