Posts tagged with: "Research"

The Florida bonneted bat has large broad ears, which project forward over the eyes and are joined at the midline of the head. This feature distinguishes it from the smaller Brazilian free-tailed bat. Photo credit – Kathleen Smith, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Rare bat species receives endangered status

FIU biologist Kirsten Bohn has helped to secure endangered status for Florida’s rarest bat species. Less than 500 of the Florida bonneted bats […]

Researchers link sleep deprivation with criminal behavior

Researchers link sleep deprivation with criminal behavior

Lack of sleep can contribute to delinquent behavior by adolescents, according to an FIU study published earlier this month. Researchers […]

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FIU students descend on Aquarius

FIU students descend on Aquarius

Four FIU students embarked on a seven-day mission to Aquarius this week, the first FIU research mission to the world’s […]

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FIU researcher advances retinal implant  that could restore sight for the blind

FIU researcher advances retinal implant that could restore sight for the blind

People who went blind as a result of certain diseases or injuries may have renewed hope of seeing again thanks […]

FIU offers first look inside Stocker AstroScience Center

FIU offers first look inside Stocker AstroScience Center

The College of Arts & Sciences offered a sneak peek at the Stocker AstroScience Center this week, an on-campus observatory that […]

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What happens to research in a war zone?

What happens to research in a war zone?

Less than two years ago, I was putting together a major proposal to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for […]

Aneysis Gonzalez (right) with two postdoctoral colleagues while researching at Stanford.

Biology student conducts research under Nobel Prize recipient

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17 For the past two summers, FIU biology student Aneysis Gonzalez did what few students […]

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Feeley stands atop in Puerto Maldonado in southeastern Peru in 2012.

Researchers find 16,000 tree species in the Amazon

After decades of research, scientists from around the world have quantified the number of individual trees and species scattered throughout […]

Stempel researcher receives national recognition

Stempel researcher receives national recognition

Mario De La Rosa, professor of social work in the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, recently […]

Researcher dodges typhoons, studies monsoons in the Japan Sea

Researcher dodges typhoons, studies monsoons in the Japan Sea

William Anderson, associate professor in the Department of Earth and Environment and the Marine Sciences Program, recently spent two months […]

Miami’s smart bridge

Miami’s smart bridge

It’s the busiest interchange in a city where nearly everybody drives. More than 200,000 vehicles a day cross the flyover […]

Interrogations can lead to false confessions by juveniles, study finds

Interrogations can lead to false confessions by juveniles, study finds

Juveniles may be particularly vulnerable to falsely admitting guilt, according to a study led by Florida International University psychologist Lindsay […]

Interactive: Scientists target deadly viruses with a revolutionary new technique

Interactive: Scientists target deadly viruses with a revolutionary new technique

Related: New ovarian cancer treatment succeeds in the lab

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New ovarian cancer treatment succeeds in the lab

New ovarian cancer treatment succeeds in the lab

In a study to be published today in Scientific Reports, researchers from the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of […]

Chickpea plant

Geneticist breeds new hope for chickpeas

Eric von Wettberg, professor in the FIU Department of Biological Sciences, has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) […]