Science & Health

FIU to offer first Internet of Things degree in U.S.

FIU to offer first Internet of Things degree in U.S.

Smart watches, smart phones, many home security systems and autonomous vehicles: The Internet allows them to communicate with each other […]

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 […]

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 […]

FSTAR program prepares minority students for medical school

FSTAR program prepares minority students for medical school

  The latest group of students reporting for class at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) looks a little […]

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, […]

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. […]

Biologist Ross Boucek (pictured) and a team of FIU researchers found common snook in deeper waters of the Florida Everglades survived the 2010 cold spell that brought temperatures down to the 30s.

Snook survive cold spell in deeper waters of Everglades

Restoring freshwater flow to the Florida Everglades could help snook, one of the state’s prized gaming fish, survive extreme climate […]

Chemical sampling technology: an industry game-changer

Chemical sampling technology: an industry game-changer

FIU patent produces accurate results in minutes A new method developed at FIU makes toxicological, biological and environmental sampling and […]

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 […]

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

At this year’s eMerge Americas conference, FIU is showcasing new companies associated with StartUP FIU, in addition to scientific breakthroughs […]

Student helps set policies for physician assistant profession

Student helps set policies for physician assistant profession

Ngan Lam is a student at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s inaugural Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program. She […]

FIU-FAST, Miami Beach Fire Rescue set up field hospital Memorial Day weekend

FIU-FAST, Miami Beach Fire Rescue set up field hospital Memorial Day weekend

FIU-FAST (Florida Advanced Surgical Transport) team set up a 10-bed critical care field hospital on Miami Beach for Memorial Day […]

Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida leads the south in water efficiency, according to a study examining water use across the United States. While states […]

Green pigeon pea. Photo by croptrust.org.

FIU geneticist wants to arm farmers with improved pigeon pea plants

Researchers have identified key genes associated with flowering time in the pigeon pea, a finding that could lead to more […]

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 […]