Posts tagged with: "Research"

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 […]

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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 […]

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Nano-medicine researchers look at basic science to combat abuse, addiction

Nano-medicine researchers look at basic science to combat abuse, addiction

The Society for Personalized Nano-Medicine’s 5th Annual Personalized Nano-Medicine Symposium brought 130 of the top basic, translational and clinical researchers […]

Upon immigration to U.S., Latinos found to drink less

Upon immigration to U.S., Latinos found to drink less

Latino immigrant men have been found to consume less alcohol upon moving to the United States, compared to their pre-immigration […]

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Ranu Jung

Neural-enabled prosthetic hand system restores sensation to first human subject

Years after his hand was amputated in a traumatic accident, a hand amputee can “feel” again, thanks to technology FIU […]

FIU team to study the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico’s health care system

FIU team to study the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico’s health care system

The National Institutes of Health grant will focus on individuals with chronic diseases In September of 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated […]

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Kelsey Reider and her dog Karina take in the views of the high Andes Mountains in Peru.

Biologist defies extremes to study climate change

Kelsey Reider’s “Lower Ice Cave Lake” no longer has an ice cave. That’s because climate change impacts are early and […]

FBI forensics hits Hollywood speed, researcher says

FBI forensics hits Hollywood speed, researcher says

If you believe everything you see on TV, forensic scientists can wrap up a case in an hour. That doesn’t […]

An aerial photo shows peat soil collapse in the Florida Everglades. Photo by Stephen Davis, The Everglades Foundation.

Everglades needs more freshwater to combat peat soil collapse

More saltwater in the Everglades could make climate change worse, a new FIU study found. Some parts of the Everglades […]