Posts tagged with: "Research"

Laird Kramer, founding director of the STEM Transformation Institute, facilitates a magnetism exercise during a recent physics class.

STEM Transformation Institute launches

FIU launched the STEM Transformation Institute today, a multidisciplinary partnership that will pave the way for student success in science, […]

Monster larva’s identity revealed

Monster larva’s identity revealed

For centuries, an elusive larval creature with armor-like horns has kept its true identity a secret. That mystery has been […]

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FIU unveils today’s most powerful hurricane simulator

FIU unveils today’s most powerful hurricane simulator

As Hurricane Andrew slammed into South Florida in the early hours of Aug. 24, 1992, Pedro Botta ’87 huddled with […]

Global Water for Sustainability: Delivering clean water solutions around the world

Global Water for Sustainability: Delivering clean water solutions around the world

Every year, tourists flock to the Mara River to witness what has been described as one of the greatest spectacles […]

FIU students awarded prestigious NSF Research Fellowships

FIU students awarded prestigious NSF Research Fellowships

Pamela Pimentel is interested in juveniles in the justice system, tracking this potentially vulnerable group’s path from questioning to incarceration. […]

Working on cancer prevention in India

Working on cancer prevention in India

This article is part of our Summer Sojourns 2012 series highlighting summer adventures of FIU students. This summer, doctoral candidate […]

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FIU researchers sharing global stage at AIDS 2012

FIU researchers sharing global stage at AIDS 2012

The XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) is underway in Washington, D.C. this week, gathering together more than 23,000 delegates […]

Researchers tackle designer drug craze

Researchers tackle designer drug craze

President Obama signed a bill into law this week designating certain chemicals found in designer drugs as FDA-controlled substances. As […]

Palm species named after Wertheim Conservatory curator

Palm species named after Wertheim Conservatory curator

When someone refers to the Orania zonae, they’ll be giving a nod to FIU tropical botanist Scott Zona. The species […]

Turtle tracking 101: When all else fails, call your manicurist

Turtle tracking 101: When all else fails, call your manicurist

Sometimes, searching for answers to the oceans’ greatest mysteries requires hard work, a little ingenuity and a good manicurist. A […]

Hookah can be as dangerous as cigarettes

Hookah can be as dangerous as cigarettes

FIU researcher says Miami-Dade commissioners should add trendy water pipe tobacco to proposed ban Wherever a hookah bar pops up, […]

Students offered rare glimpse into world of owl monkeys

Students offered rare glimpse into world of owl monkeys

The DuMond Conservancy for Primates and Tropical Forests in South Dade is not your typical classroom. Monkey habitats blend in […]

FIU research on display at major international meeting

FIU research on display at major international meeting

FIU research will be prominently on display for the 5,000 physicians, scientists, students and nuclear imaging professionals attending the Society […]

Faculty profile: Wasim Maziak

Faculty profile: Wasim Maziak

This is the tenth article in a series highlighting some of the 124 faculty members who were hired during the […]

New forensic method could help police solve crimes

New forensic method could help police solve crimes

Forensic researchers at Florida International University have developed a groundbreaking method that can tie a shooter to the ammunition used […]