Posts tagged with: "Research"

Researcher to explore sustainability of freshwater resources

Researcher to explore sustainability of freshwater resources

FIU is part of a consortium of universities launching a study on water sustainability in the Sunbelt, with hopes of […]

Giant eyeball puts biodiversity in focus

Giant eyeball puts biodiversity in focus

Giant eyeballs aren’t a regular topic of conversation for FIU professor Heather Bracken-Grissom. But then again, such things don’t normally […]

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Can arsenic be removed from rice?

Can arsenic be removed from rice?

In an article this week, Consumer Reports is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to set standards for how much […]

FIU Discovery Lab telebots could help disabled officers, veterans

FIU Discovery Lab telebots could help disabled officers, veterans

Jeremy Robins wants to use robots to bring disabled law enforcement officers back to the force. To bring his idea […]

FIU joins forces with other universities to pioneer small health and environment-monitoring devices

FIU joins forces with other universities to pioneer small health and environment-monitoring devices

FIU will partner with North Carolina State University, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Virginia on a national nanotechnology […]

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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 […]