Research

With beaches from Mexico to northern Florida overrun by smelly sargassum, University of Miami researchers are investigating everything from the seaweed’s movement to its chemical composition.

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Searching for the ‘hidden drivers’ of Florida’s rarest plants

University of Miami biologists are growing thousands of rare plants to determine how microbes and fire will influence their health in a changing climate.

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Searching for the ‘hidden drivers’ of Florida’s rarest plants

University of Miami biologists are growing thousands of rare plants to determine how microbes and fire will influence their health in a changing climate.

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Searching for the ‘hidden drivers’ of Florida’s rarest plants

University of Miami biologists are growing thousands of rare plants to determine how microbes and fire will influence their health in a changing climate.

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Searching for the ‘hidden drivers’ of Florida’s rarest plants

University of Miami biologists are growing thousands of rare plants to determine how microbes and fire will influence their health in a changing climate.

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Disrupting extremist conspiracy theories

As the nation mourns another massacre by an alleged white supremacist, University of Miami researchers hope their team approach will counter those who act on hate.

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Disrupting extremist conspiracy theories

As the nation mourns another massacre by an alleged white supremacist, University of Miami researchers hope their team approach will counter those who act on hate.

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Disrupting extremist conspiracy theories

As the nation mourns another massacre by an alleged white supremacist, University of Miami researchers hope their team approach will counter those who act on hate.

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The power of trees

University of Miami faculty members weigh in on how planting trees can help reverse the effects of climate change.

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The power of trees

University of Miami faculty members weigh in on how planting trees can help reverse the effects of climate change.

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U-LINK’s ‘big reveal’

The teams awarded grants from the UM Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge share their progress while Provost Jeffrey Duerk unveils plans to bring U-LINK to the classroom.

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U-LINK’s ‘big reveal’

The teams awarded grants from the UM Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge share their progress while Provost Jeffrey Duerk unveils plans to bring U-LINK to the classroom.

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Using data to predict the future

College of Engineering researcher Ramin Moghaddass is developing a model that uses data science to understand complex systems and prevent catastrophic failures.

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Using data to predict the future

College of Engineering researcher Ramin Moghaddass is developing a model that uses data science to understand complex systems and prevent catastrophic failures.

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How do you get up from a chair?

A University of Miami study is comparing equipment that could help the elderly measure muscle power and velocity, and keep their balance when sitting and standing.

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Ocean predators take center stage

University of Miami shark expert Neil Hammerschlag stars in two nail-biting “Shark Week” specials this week on the Discovery Channel.

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Students gain valuable research experience

Computer savvy students from colleges around the country spent the summer with science professors across the university to bolster their research capabilities.

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New study finds offshore aquaculture has low environmental impact

UM Rosenstiel School researchers monitor nutrient footprint from offshore aquaculture.

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New study finds offshore aquaculture has low environmental impact

UM Rosenstiel School researchers monitor nutrient footprint from offshore aquaculture.

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Raising ‘reasonable suspicions’ about stop-and-frisk policies

By showing how the controversial crime-fighting strategy is unevenly employed in marginalized neighborhoods, graduate student Rachel Lautenschlager hopes to propel law enforcement reforms.

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Raising ‘reasonable suspicions’ about stop-and-frisk policies

By showing how the controversial crime-fighting strategy is unevenly employed in marginalized neighborhoods, graduate student Rachel Lautenschlager hopes to propel law enforcement reforms.

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A miserably hot, humid, and potentially fatal weekend looms

Hosmay Lopez, of the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies at the University of Miami, says heat waves will become increasingly more common, and deadly.

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A miserably hot, humid, and potentially fatal weekend looms

Hosmay Lopez, of the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies at the University of Miami, says heat waves will become increasingly more common, and deadly.

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Using ‘mooncrete’ for building blocks on the moon

A University of Miami College of Engineering researcher is trying to perfect a technique of using lunar soil as a type of concrete to build structures on the moon.

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Using ‘mooncrete’ for building blocks on the moon

A University of Miami College of Engineering researcher is trying to perfect a technique of using lunar soil as a type of concrete to build structures on the moon.

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The next giant leap in space exploration

NASA wants to return humans to the moon by 2024. A University of Miami engineering graduate is part of a team that will help get them there.

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The next giant leap in space exploration

NASA wants to return humans to the moon by 2024. A University of Miami engineering graduate is part of a team that will help get them there.

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Studying the biodiversity of the Solomon Islands

Junior Peter Aronson spent three weeks completing an immersive field research course in the South Pacific Ocean.

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Studying the biodiversity of the Solomon Islands

Junior Peter Aronson spent three weeks completing an immersive field research course in the South Pacific Ocean.

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Ambassadors for interdisciplinary research

New U-LINK Predoctoral Fellowships allow graduate students to tackle interdisciplinary research projects with faculty from two different areas of expertise.

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Ambassadors for interdisciplinary research

New U-LINK Predoctoral Fellowships allow graduate students to tackle interdisciplinary research projects with faculty from two different areas of expertise.

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