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Glaser Seminar

01/30/2017 03:00 PM

2017 Glaser Distinguished Seminar series by Dr. Marc Mangel of UC Santa Cruz. "To Succeed Empirically, Think Mathematically: Adventures in Theoretical Biology."

Glaser Seminar

01/31/2017 03:00 PM

2017 Glaser Distinguished Seminar series by Dr. Marc Mangel of UC Santa Cruz. "To Succeed Empirically, Think Mathematically: Adventures in Theoretical Biology."

Glaser Seminar

02/01/2017 03:00 PM

2017 Glaser Distinguished Seminar series by Dr. Marc Mangel of UC Santa Cruz. "To Succeed Empirically, Think Mathematically: Adventures in Theoretical Biology."

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5 things to know about toxic algae

07/07/2016

A massive bloom of blue-green algae has hit four counties in Florida covering beaches along the Atlantic coast with foul-smelling, thick muck. FIU marine scientist Jose M. Eirin-Lopez, biologist Miroslav Gantar and chemist Kathleen Rein offer insight.

Marine scientists go deep in Gulf research

06/28/2016

It has been six years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill dumped 3 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Plants and wildlife were harmed, ecosystems were destroyed and the revenue brought in by fisheries and tourism was cut. As part of the DEEPEND Consortium, FIU marine scientists Heather Bracken-Grissom and Kevin Boswell are working alongside more than 60 researchers from 16 institutions to understand the Gulf of Mexico and the impacts of the oil spill on the Gulf.

6 things to know about alligators

06/27/2016

Growing to nearly 15 feet in length, the American alligator can take up residence in Florida’s canals, lakes, rivers and swamps. It is one of the state’s most ecologically important and often misunderstood predators. And when they attack, they make news. FIU biologists Mike Heithaus and Maureen Donnelly offer insight on this native predator.

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