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Logan Beatty had an interest in science from a young age. He was drawn to television shows like "Bill Nye the Science Guy. And his favorite episodes featured the oceans. Beatty's detailed recollections of these shows came in handy later, when his eighth-grade teacher challenged her students to enter a contest with ideas for science innovation.
The Hemispheric University Consortium, a coalition of universities that includes the University of Miami, is offering virtual research internships for students interested in exploring various disciplines under the mentorship of top professors.
Thirty years ago, a private contractor unearthed a collection of human remains, along with tens of thousands of other artifacts, from the Ortiz site, what would prove to be the island of Puerto Rico's oldest burial location.
One misstep and Ved Chirayath would have been a goner. Cut off from civilization and his cell phone useless, he knew that medical aid would never reach him in time if he were bitten by one of the countless sea snakes that surrounded him.
Growing up, most children remember playing outside with their friends or going to the playground, but for brothers Reggie and Richard de Villiers, their playground in the early 1980s was the Otto G. Richter Library on the University of Miami's Coral Gables Campus.
It was only the beginning of March, but the pollen count Naresh Kumar measured with one of his aerosol samplers came in at more than 1,500 grains per cubic meter of air. "Extremely high for this time of year, and it wasn't even the official start of spring,” said the professor of public health sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
In September 2022, Mahsa Amini , a 22-year-old Iranian woman, was allegedly murdered by the Iran morality police for improperly wearing her headscarf. Her crime? Her hair was showing under the scarf. Amini's tragic death has sparked widespread protest throughout Iran.
Growing up, I put up walls to hide my identity. For many years, I had no idea there was such thing as a gay identity, but I intuitively knew that revealing it would cause me certain harm. Attending conversion therapy reinforced that belief.
It is a scenario that plays out at least three times a year at Matthew Lawrence's Central Broward County home: torrential rains saturate the drain field in his backyard, causing his septic system to operate inefficiently.
Interested in learning more about your ancestry while helping researchers advance the future of healthcare? Learn more about where to find the All of Us Research team on the Coral Gables Campus. What is the All of Us Research Program? .
On March 15, SpaceX CRS-27 launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on a commercial resupply voyage to the International Space Station (ISS). Aboard the rocket were pieces of vehicle hardware, spacewalk equipment, and human skin cells from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Wound Healing and Regenerative Medicine Research Program.
A University of Miami alumnus and distinguished research professor of biomedical engineering delivered the keynote address for the Fifth Annual Graduate School and the Office of Postdoctoral Programs Research Symposium that was held in the Shalala Student Center on Tuesday afternoon.
With a plume of white smoke generated by its solid fuel-powered motor, the Ibis 1 blasted off from its launchpad and rocketed skyward at nearly 380 miles per hour, carrying with it the hopes of a University of Miami team of aerospace engineering students who are aspiring to greater heights.
Thanksgiving represents a time for family unity, togetherness, and moments for critical social dialogues. This year there is an opportunity for a meaningful conversation. We must tackle the sensitive topic of obesity and its ensuing health care needs.
If I asked you to share the first thoughts that pop in your head when you think of the word "environment,” what would you say? Climate change, global warming? Tesla? How about biodiversity? Biodiversity is a broad concept encompassing the variety and variability in life on Earth.