Posts tagged with: "Research"

Hong Liu (left), Haydee Borerror (center) and Jason Downing (right) collect data in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park.

Researcher restores Florida’s endangered cigar orchids

Hong Liu is on a mission to restore Florida’s endangered cigar orchid population. The conservation ecologist and professor in the […]

Todd Crowl to lead FIU’s Southeast Environmental Research Center, focus on sea level rise

Todd Crowl to lead FIU’s Southeast Environmental Research Center, focus on sea level rise

  FIU’s Southeast Environmental Research Center (SERC) has a new director Todd Crowl, who has plans to expand the center’s […]

Fabien Cousteau visited the Aquarius Reef Base in 2012. He will return to the underwater research facility in June to embark on a 31-day mission.

FIU announces science team for historic Mission 31

FIU students to accompany Fabien Cousteau on 31-day expedition at the Aquarius Reef Base Four researchers, including two students from […]

by × 1
FPL donates electric vehicle to FIU for wireless charging research

FPL donates electric vehicle to FIU for wireless charging research

As part of a partnership with FIU, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) is donating an electric vehicle to the […]

Thompson holds a frog in Costa Rica.

Frog researcher named Fulbright scholar

Biological sciences Ph.D. student Michelle Thompson has been granted a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Student Award. In September, Thompson will travel […]

Researchers study effects of rare climate extremes on fish communities

Researchers study effects of rare climate extremes on fish communities

FIU researchers examined the severity of two climate extremes to determine its effects on coastal fish communities in the Everglades. […]

FIU students showcase work at STEM Research Symposium

FIU students showcase work at STEM Research Symposium

Psychology major Marcela Ramos may have found a way to encourage more women to work in science, technology, engineering and […]

by × X
Saving Aquarius

Saving Aquarius

How FIU stepped forward to bring the world’s only underwater ocean laboratory back into operation and advance marine science research […]

by × 2
Vanishing Points app documents disappearing Louisiana coast

Vanishing Points app documents disappearing Louisiana coast

Miss Mae Mae’s Sno-Ball stand has been a Chauvin, La., landmark for more than 40 years. The business helped her […]

by × X
Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Nationally, 17 percent of teenagers say they get less than six hours of sleep per night, which FIU researchers say […]

by × 7
Researchers and USAID representatives pose at the launch of the Innovation Lab for Climate Resilient Chickpeas in Ethiopia.

Innovation lab to improve chickpea production in Ethiopia

FIU researchers are expanding their efforts to breed climate resilient, higher yielding chickpeas. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International […]

FIU to showcase student research at Life Sciences South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium

FIU to showcase student research at Life Sciences South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium

FIU and Life Sciences South Florida will host the Second Annual STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium to showcase original student research […]

Cousteau’s Mission 31 to descend on Aquarius June 1

Cousteau’s Mission 31 to descend on Aquarius June 1

Dates have been released for filmmaker Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31, a historic saturation mission at the FIU Aquarius Reef Base. Cousteau, […]

by × X
Combination of treatments could lead to lower, safer doses of medication in children with ADHD

Combination of treatments could lead to lower, safer doses of medication in children with ADHD

Balancing a low dose of behavior therapy with a low dose of medication may be the key to helping children […]

Ribes cynosbati, a North American species of gooseberry similar to the Miccosukee gooseberry, is found widespread across eastern North America.

Researchers outline plan to save threatened gooseberry

The Miccosukee gooseberry is on the verge of extinction, but geneticist Eric J. B. von Wettberg believes genetic variation is […]