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Climate Change · Florida
Dangerous 'Forever Chemicals' Found in Florida Oysters: Study
FIU Institute of Environment scientists sampled 156 oysters from Biscayne Bay, Marco Island and Tampa Bay. Findings reveal Florida's coastlines have been exposed to PFAS and other toxic chemicals. The oysters prove they are in the water and have crept into the food chain.See the Story
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30 years later: Remembering Hurricane Andrew
Wednesday marks 30 years since Hurricane Andrew made landfall in South Florida. The storm destroyed more than 25,000 homes and damaged 100,000 more - causing an estimated $26 billion in damage. Lessons learned from this disaster were the importance of emergency managers to collaborate and coordinate with local, state and federal partners.See the Story
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Dolphins form largest alliance network outside humans, study finds
Male bottlenose dolphins form the largest known multi-level alliance network outside humans, researchers have shown. These cooperative relationships between groups increase male access to a contested resource.See the Story
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Study reveals a mechanism linking DDT exposure to Alzheimer's disease
Study shows how the persistent environmental pollutant DDT causes increased amounts of toxic amyloid beta. Amyloid plaques form in the brains of those with Alzheimer's disease. Study led by researchers from Florida International University reveals a mechanism linking the pesticide DDT to Alzheimer's.See the Story
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Flies evade your swatting thanks to sophisticated vision and neural shortcuts
Why is it so difficult to swat a fly? A team of insect experts explains how a fly’s sophisticated vision allows it to quickly react to visual cues.See the Story
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Time to eat: Black-owned businesses and food from the African Diaspora are centerpiece of unique festival
FIU Hospitality welcomes Black Pepper Food & Wine Festival focused on food from the African Diaspora and Black-owned businessesSee the Story
Shark · Belize
What's a shark ordinarily associated with the Arctic doing in Belize?
A half-blind shark that is typically thought to live in freezing Arctic waters, scavenge on polar bear carcasses and survive for hundreds of years, recently turned up in perhaps an unexpected place—a coral reef off Belize. This marks the first time a shark of its kind has been found in western Caribbean waters off the world's second longest barrier reef.See the Story
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Student who played baseball on the U.S. women's national team now shifts to softball at FIU
Sophomore transfer goes into her first season as a softball player on the heels of a baseball career that started when she was the only girl on the otherwise all-boys teamSee the Story
First female grad of Master’s in IoT pays it forward
A software developer at GM, Fantaysia Polanco is helping hundreds of children learn about engineering and computer science.See the Story