Biological Sciences

5 fun facts about a crab we didn’t know existed

5 fun facts about a crab we didn’t know existed

This month, researchers at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History identified […]

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Friends compete for the same scholarship, win again

Maria Clara Figueredo and Jose Bisbe-Ochoa are both winners — again. Earlier in the year they both received $10,000 for […]

Uncovering the beauty of flowers in the garden — and in 3D

Uncovering the beauty of flowers in the garden — and in 3D

Adam Roddy spends a lot of time among the flowers. An evolutionary physiologist and assistant professor in FIU’s Institute of […]

Alumna trades dance floor for farm fields

Alumna trades dance floor for farm fields

Carin Luna is on the frontlines of disease outbreaks but not of the human variety. She is part of the […]

Deep sea shrimp glow, but it doesn’t produce a love connection

Deep sea shrimp glow, but it doesn’t produce a love connection

Deep sea shrimp glow, but strangely enough, that’s not part of their sex appeal. Lorian Schweikert thought that glowing patterns […]

FIU@Home: Explore hurricane impacts on sea turtle behaviors

FIU@Home: Explore hurricane impacts on sea turtle behaviors

Home is the first learning laboratory. This series brings opportunities to discover, explore and create to life-long learners everywhere. Through […]

Post doctoral researcher is a shark DNA detective

Post doctoral researcher is a shark DNA detective

Diego Cardeñosa first chased after a shark when he was 11 years old. He was on with a scuba diving […]

Up Close: Laura Garcia Barcia

Up Close: Laura Garcia Barcia

Deep Blue Sea may not be the most well-known horror film about sharks. But, it’s still pretty iconic. (Spoiler alert: […]

2020 Faculty Convocation Awards Ceremony

2020 Faculty Convocation Awards Ceremony

Each year, the Office of the Provost recognizes individuals with significant achievements in their scholarly pursuits during the annual Faculty […]

FIU@Home: Discover Aquanaut Chris Lopes

FIU@Home: Discover Aquanaut Chris Lopes

Home is the first learning laboratory. This is one in a series of articles that will offer opportunities to discover, […]