Posts tagged with: "Research"

How people speak Spanish drives judgment, new study finds

How people speak Spanish drives judgment, new study finds

People in Miami likely judge others on how they speak Spanish, according to a new FIU study. In the study, […]

Tomás R. Guilarte

Stempel College dean honored for his work in toxicology

Tomás R. Guilarte, dean of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work and professor in the Department […]

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

The following article by Richard Olson appeared on the web site of the Natural Hazards Center as part of its Research […]

NIH releases first dataset from unprecedented study of adolescent brain development

NIH releases first dataset from unprecedented study of adolescent brain development

More than 7,500 children recruited for study to date; data available for first 4,500 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

Researchers take fight against cervical cancer abroad

Researchers take fight against cervical cancer abroad

An engineer in the College of Engineering & Computing has pioneered an easy-to-use imaging system for the diagnosis of cervical cancer, […]

New Pew fellow in marine conservation joins FIU

New Pew fellow in marine conservation joins FIU

FIU Pew Marine Fellow Wuying Lin plans to advance conservation policies to disrupt the illicit trade of marine wildlife in […]

People are willing to pay more to protect Everglades when they know these two things

People are willing to pay more to protect Everglades when they know these two things

People are willing to pay up to $18 annually for the next 10 years to avoid restrictions on how and […]

FIU biochemistry Ph.D. student Haixiang Yu, chemistry Ph.D. student Juan Canoura, and recent graduate Obtin Alkhamis published a study on FIU’s patented cocaine detection technologies.

Researchers patent quick tests for cocaine

FIU students and their professor have patented a series of new tests that can quickly, accurately and cost-effectively confirm the […]

Dams drive risk of fish extinction in U.S.

Dams drive risk of fish extinction in U.S.

Dams drive local extinction risk of native fish in the southern United States, an FIU study found. The high number […]

Everglades needs more fresh water to fight salt water intrusion

Everglades needs more fresh water to fight salt water intrusion

As sea levels continue to rise, more areas of the coastal Everglades will be susceptible to salt water intrusion, according […]

Hydropower development alters the Amazon, researchers find

Hydropower development alters the Amazon, researchers find

The Andean Amazon is being rapidly altered by a wave of hydropower development and the consequences have been underestimated, according […]

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MS-13 is considered one of the most violent youth gangs in the Western Hemisphere.

FIU researcher: ‘Trump is wrong about MS-13. His rhetoric will make it worse.’

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the diverse perspectives of members of the university community. This piece first appeared […]

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Sexual harassment in the workplace:  how organizational policies can make a difference

Sexual harassment in the workplace: how organizational policies can make a difference

Employees are more likely to report sexual harassment they witness at work when there is a zero-tolerance policy in place, […]

Shark biologist teams up with aerospace engineer to discover behaviors of oceanic whitetips

Shark biologist teams up with aerospace engineer to discover behaviors of oceanic whitetips

Oceanic whitetip sharks move with extreme efficiency, exploiting physics to maximize their energy surplus for both hunting and downtime. A […]

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Source: National Hurricane Center
*Hurricane locations as of September 8, 2017, 2 a.m. EDT

Hurricanes and earthquakes: Can one predict the other?

When three major hurricanes and just as many powerful earthquakes happen at around the same time, as they did in […]