1. Interactive Media’s ‘Zoo Rush’ Wins Good Gaming Award for Raising Sickle Cell Awareness

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      Student game developers win award for raising awareness to sickle cell disease.

    2. Unraveling the Secrets of Speciation

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      Using birds as a primary study subject, a University of Miami professor of biology travels to the Solomon Islands to study the process by which new species…

    3. New Study Reveals Vulnerability of Sharks as Collateral Damage in Commercial Fishing

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      UM Rosenstiel School and Abess Center-led study provides new information for shark conservation efforts

    4. Rocket Research Confirms X-Ray Glow Emanates from Galactic Hot Bubble

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      A University of Miami scientist led a NASA rocket mission to measure the diffuse X-ray background in space, revealing a “local hot bubble” and settling…

    5. Dusty Beginnings

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      UM Rosenstiel scientists studied how fertilization of region could trigger carbonate formation

    6. Cultural Migration Visualized

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      A UM physicist is part of a multidisciplinary team that explored cultural migration through big data visualization. UM News

    7. A River’s Impact on Gulf Oil Spill

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      A study led by UM scientists examined the influence of the Mississippi River on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

    8. Rising Sea Levels Threaten Everglades Freshwater Plants

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      University of Miami researchers use satellite images to confirm the long-term impact of saltwater intrusion in the Everglades.

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    9. Robots Take Over

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      University of Miami researchers discover the sudden rise of a global ecology of interacting robots that trade on the global markets at speeds too fast…

    10. A New Take on Jaws

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      New research shows that great white sharks, long known as efficient hunters, also scavenge.

    11. Staying off the Bubble

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      School of Business Administration study shows how to limit future real estate and stock market bubbles.

    12. Nonverbal Cues

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      A University of Miami study has found that nonverbal communication skills in babies can help predict autism.

    13. Kindergarten Readiness

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      University of Miami researchers identify specific attributes among young children that affect school performance.

    14. Benefits of Exercise

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      Staying physically active improves quality of life for women undergoing breast cancer treatment.

    15. Hispanicness versus Americanness

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      A study from the School of Communication wins “Best Paper Award” at the annual conference of the American Academy of Advertising

    16. Autism’s Impact

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      A new study shows developmental delays in younger siblings of children with autism.

    17. Something in the Sand

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      Scientists create reference guide for potentially harmful germs in beach sand.

    18. Widespread Adaptability

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      Coral Reefs may be able to adapt to climate change with help from algae.

    19. Venice Still Sinking

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      UM researchers have collaborated on a study that confirms Venice is still sinking.

    20. Subliminal Selling

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      Study finds that Facebook and Twitter icons influence purchasing decision.

    21. Ecotourism and Sharks

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      Scientists use satellite technology to evaluate the effects of ecotourism on tiger sharks.

    22. Birds of a Feather

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      The first recipient of the Aresty Chair in Tropical Ecology studies tropical birds for clues to biodiversity concerns.

    23. Haitian Media Report

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      Report examines use of Haitian media in Miami before and after 2010 earthquake.

    24. A New Way to Fight Cancer

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      While most cancer cells are identified and eliminated by the immune system, a few may escape this surveillance and spawn tumors and metastases. In the…

    25. Targeting Deadly Disparities

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      From the islands of the Bahamas to inner-city Miami, UHealth physicians and Miller School scientists are pursuing the genetic factors behind aggressive…

    26. A New Age for Nursing

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      UM nurses and health care experts are at the heart of a national debate about how to help improve health care in this country.

    27. Helping Us Go Green

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      University of Miami Industrial Assessment Center receives funding from the US Department of Energy to train and place students in energy-related careers.

    28. Of Machines and Men

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      Working to narrow the intelligence gap between men and machines, researchers are gaining a new perspective on the species after which they’re modeling…

    29. Deep Science

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      UM is the lead institution on a major multicenter research study that seeks to amplify understanding of the BP oil spill.

    30. Journeys of Discovery

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      From ocean dynamics in Australia to indigenous music in Uruguay, a record number of UM Fulbright Scholars embark on research endeavors around the globe.

    31. Excavating Jurash

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      UM archaeologist David Graf’s exploration of Jurash establishes the site as an important stop along the ancient pre-Islamic caravan trade route.

    32. Pursuing Insights

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      Able to perform trillions of calculations in a single second, UM’s newest supercomputer is a portal to new research frontiers.

    33. Archipelago to Remember

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      UGalapagos provides students with an unforgettable learning experience in one of the most unique places on Earth.

    34. Props for Pop

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      Pop Culture in Education, a new course in the School of Education’s Department of…

    35. Sustaining Life and Property

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      Hurricanes are the costliest natural disasters that strike the United States—and as more and more Americans gravitate toward the coasts, their negative…

    36. Extreme Ecosystem

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      The University of Miami led a multidisciplinary expedition of scientists and experts to bring the secrets of a little-known underwater world to light.

    37. Looking Back in Time

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      Seeking insights about the origins and future of the universe, a UM physicist is studying Big Bang baby pictures—remnants of light from the dawn of creation.

    38. Towering Achievement

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      An exhibition of architectural replicas and ancient artworks from Pisa cement UM’s commitment to preservation.

    39. Propelling Proteomics

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      A visionary UM scientist hopes to do for proteomics—the study of proteins—what the mapping of the human genome did for genomics.

    40. Quality Time

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      Families with troubled adolescents learn to communicate more effectively and move forward together, thanks to an innovative behavioral therapy pioneered…

    41. About Face

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      College of Engineering professor Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb’s research in facial recognition…

    42. Creative Collaborations

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      Devoted to adventurous scholarship and dynamic dialogue, UM’s Center for the Humanities is on track to become a vibrant nexus of intellectual life.

    43. A Brighter Future

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      An unusual procedure performed at UM’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute restores a blind woman’s sight—and makes ophthalmic history in the U.S.

    44. Breakthrough Stem Cell Trial to Treat Heart Failure

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      A groundbreaking clinical trial to treat heart failure with stem cells employs the Helical Infusion Catheter, a unique minimally invasive system to inject…

    45. Silver Meets Silicon

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      More and more seniors are using technology to stay connected and access services. A UM expert says IT providers should meet them halfway.

    46. Good Looks = Good Grades?

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      Physical attractiveness, personality, and grooming are remarkably accurate predictors of academic success in high school, according to a study by UM’s…

    47. A Fresh Spin

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      A new “spin battery” technology developed by a UM physicist in collaboration with researchers in Japan could lead to an array of important advances—such…

    48. Architecture of Autism

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      Autism spectrum disorders are among the most heartbreaking—and mysterious—of childhood maladies. New genetic research opens a window on a possible…

    49. Bridging the Gap

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      How to ensure the safety of tens of thousands of aging bridges across the U.S.? A team of UM College of Engineering researchers is testing an ingenious…

    50. Deep Connections

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      With more than 60 percent of the world’s population living within 75 miles of a coastline, what impact do humans and oceans have on each other’s health?…

    51. Galaxy Quest

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      With data retrieved from a revolutionary new telescope, a University of Miami cosmologist and other researchers have discovered previously unidentified…

    52. Clever Camouflage

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      Can diabetes—one of the world’s most challenging medical conditions—be defeated with help from a nano-sized disguise? A UM biomedical engineer seeks…

    53. Moving Young Minds

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      A growing body of research shows that music and movement build children’s minds in important ways. Two UM School of Music faculty members are harnessing…