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From college to career: What you can do with a forensic science degree

From college to career: What you can do with a forensic science degree

Although the titles crime scene investigator (CSIs) and forensic science investigator are often used interchangeably, they are different careers Forensic […]

FIU@Home: Create soup can planters

FIU@Home: Create soup can planters

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

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 […]

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 […]

7 things you didn’t know about the Everglades

7 things you didn’t know about the Everglades

In honor of the Florida Everglades turning 73 on Dec. 6, we are sharing seven things that might surprise you. […]

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 […]

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 […]

The dos and don’ts of recycling

The dos and don’ts of recycling

When it comes to recycling, it can be tough to separate myths from reality. How do we know what to […]

New postdoc is ready to run for the rivers

New postdoc is ready to run for the rivers

Erin Abernethy can read the subtlest shifts and changes in the rivers and creeks that cut through the Appalachian Mountains. […]