Posts tagged with: "Research"

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 […]

by × X
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 […]

by × X
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 […]

by × X
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 […]

by × X
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 […]

by × X
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 […]

Scientists discover new arsenic-based, broad-spectrum antibiotic

Scientists discover new arsenic-based, broad-spectrum antibiotic

Antibiotic resistance has been called one of the biggest public health threats of our time. There is a pressing need […]

by × X
J. Aaron Hogan

Ph.D. student awarded grant to conduct research at national lab

An FIU student is one of only 70 graduate students chosen to participate in an exclusive U.S. Department of Energy […]

Bacteria Streptococcus thermophilus, 3D illustration. Probiotic Gram-positive spherical bacteria used in cheese and yogurt production

BSI team joins forces with Oragenics in search for new antibiotics

A biophysics team led by Prem Chapagain and Bernard Gerstman has joined forces with Oragenics Inc. in an effort that […]

by × X
At recent symposium, women led the way in STEM student research

At recent symposium, women led the way in STEM student research

Of the 16 FIU students presenting their original research at the Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) 7th Annual STEM Undergraduate […]

by × X
In the first study to calculate children’s social, behavioral and academic difficulties into a family’s cost of raising a child with ADHD, researchers at FIU's Center for Children and Families discovered raising a child with ADHD costs five times more than raising a child without ADHD.

Raising a child with ADHD costs five times more than raising a child without ADHD, study finds

Story by Rosanna Castro Raising a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) costs American families an estimated $5.8 billion […]