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Discovered: Possible new species of hammerhead shark

DNA finding could have major implications for conservation Scientists have discovered what they believe to be a new species of hammerhead shark, prompting concerns about…


From drill sergeant to beloved professor

Friends, family, students and colleagues gather to remember Rebecca M. “Becky” Salokar Back in 1985, Amaryllis Garcia remembers taking her first upper level political science…


Forensic scientists in the making

A group of sixth graders from Mater Academy Middle School visited FIU in January for an interactive, hands-on science day. The students toured FIU’s state-of-the art trace evidence…



Jewish Museum-FIU premieres Holocaust-themed play

By Jose Lima The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU has commissioned a new dramatic work based on the museum’s current exhibition, Stitching History from the Holocaust….



Aerial drones reveal sharks in shallow water

Answers about shark populations could come from the skies, new research finds. Using drones, a team of researchers from FIU recently completed a survey of…