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Frankenskeeter: Professor genetically modifies mosquitoes in quest to protect humans


Matthew DeGennaro is determined to stop the world’s deadliest animal. The FIU biologist is the first scientist in the world to create a mutant mosquito — a feat he achieved in 2010 as a researcher at Rockefeller University in New York.

Mandela Fellows host awareness campaign at FIU


The event—held in the Graham Center Pit on July 18, Mandela’s birthday—aimed to raise awareness about the former South African president’s impact on the world and about the diversity of African cultures.

Individual efforts can improve ocean health, researchers say


By 2050, there will be more plastic by weight than fish in the world’s oceans, according to researchers. Consequently, France has banned single-use plastic bags, halting the country’s consumption of 17 billion bags.

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And Justice for All: Celebration of poet Donald Justice

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