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Florida International University is a Top 50 public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. High research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 58,000 and 260,000 alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.


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The bamboo coral Isidella displaying bioluminescence in the Caribbean in 2009. Sönke Johnsen

From glowing corals to vomiting shrimp, animals have used bioluminescence to communicate for millions of years – here’s what scientists still don’t know about it

Dozens of animals, some on land but many in the ocean, can produce light within their bodies through chemical reactions. Scientists are still trying to understand when and why this trait developed.
Los medios de comunicación estatales informan de la muerte del presidente de Irán, Ebrahim Raisi, tras estrellarse su helicóptero. Iranian Presidency Office via AP

Muerte del presidente Raisi: lo que puede significar para Irán y la región

A pesar de su falta de carisma y elocuencia, Raisi, de 63 años, estaba en la lista de escogidos para suceder a Jamenei, de 85 años, como líder supremo de la República Islámica.
Ce 20 mai 2024, les journaux iraniens annoncent la disparition du président du pays dans un crash d’hélicoptère. Ebrahim Raïssi était un ultraconservateur qui avait réagi avec la plus grande violence aux manifestations de la population sous le slogan « Femme, vie, liberté ». Atta Kenare/AFP

Iran : la mort d’Ebrahim Raïssi va-t-elle changer la donne ?

Mort dans un accident d’hélicoptère, le président iranien était le successeur désigné du Guide suprême Ali Khamenei, âgé de 85 ans.
Wetlands at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Maryland shows signs of ‘pitting,’ where areas of cordgrass have converted to open water. Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program via Wikimedia

Coastal wetlands can’t keep pace with sea-level rise, and infrastructure is leaving them nowhere to go

A coastal scientist explains why marshes, mangroves and other wetlands can’t keep up with the effects of climate change, and how human infrastructure is making it harder for them to survive.
Aedes aegypti, found across much of the U.S., spread Zika, dengue, chikungunya and other viruses. Mailson Pignata/iStock via Getty Images

Female mosquitoes rely on one another to choose the best breeding sites − and with the arrival of spring, they’re already on the hunt

Female mosquitoes don’t want to lay their eggs alone, but they don’t want sites that are too crowded either. Understanding what guides their choice could inform new control strategies.


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