Posts tagged with: "Research"

Focus on innovation: Better chemical testing

Focus on innovation: Better chemical testing

Research coming out of FIU combines advanced chemical coatings created in a campus lab with one of the most commonly […]

Doctoral student hopes to move South Florida traffic forward

Doctoral student hopes to move South Florida traffic forward

If you live in South Florida, you know what a hassle traffic can be, especially during rush hour. For Homa […]

Researcher awarded grant for HIV/AIDS drug study

Researcher awarded grant for HIV/AIDS drug study

Rahul Dev Jayant, assistant professor in the Department of Immunology, has received a $25,000 grant from The Campbell Foundation in […]

FIU takes center stage at eMerge Americas 2017

FIU takes center stage at eMerge Americas 2017

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, […]

Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

What themes and symbols allow political extremist movements to create a brand and develop potential followers? This question sparked an […]

Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Scientists have found a quick and reliable way to test the freshness of the fruit in your grocer’s produce section. […]

Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking

Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking

Electrical engineers are creating a wearable sensor to help people manage their alcohol intake. Activity trackers monitor your steps; this […]

Paolo Benigni is part of the research team at FIU's Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment that has developed a new tool to assess oil spill damage.

Scientists develop new tool to assess oil spills

Scientists are getting an entirely new perspective of what happens to oil in a spill, thanks to a tool developed […]

Stempel College unveils first clinical research lab for hookah smoking in South Florida

Stempel College unveils first clinical research lab for hookah smoking in South Florida

When FIU graduate student John Cibotti finishes a long day, he sets up his custom-built hookah for a smoking session […]

Undergrad research introduces students to the life sciences

Undergrad research introduces students to the life sciences

Earlier this month, more than 200 life sciences undergraduate faculty members and students from all across southern Florida judged or […]

Donors, faculty strengthen partnerships at inaugural Endowed Faculty Reception

Donors, faculty strengthen partnerships at inaugural Endowed Faculty Reception

By Charles Crespo FIU held its first Endowed Faculty Reception at the Reagan House March 22 to provide donors and […]

FIU only Florida site selected to host young African leaders

FIU only Florida site selected to host young African leaders

  For the fourth year running, FIU was the only Florida site selected to host young African leaders and entrepreneurs […]

FDA approves first-in-human trial for neural-enabled prosthetic hand system developed at FIU

FDA approves first-in-human trial for neural-enabled prosthetic hand system developed at FIU

Upper extremity amputees are one step closer to successfully picking up a cookie or an egg, thanks to a new […]

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Ancients transformed landscape of the Amazon, researchers find

Ancient people likely had an architectural role in the Amazon’s plant life, a theory that contradicts the long-held belief the […]

Student team competes in regionals of $1 million Hult Prize

Student team competes in regionals of $1 million Hult Prize

  An all-female team working to restore dignity to millions of women refugees around the world was in Boston March […]