Posts tagged with: "Chemistry and Biochemistry"

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

FIU graduates do well by doing good

FIU graduates do well by doing good

Social entrepreneurship runs deep with the class of 2017   While traveling in Asia, Ari Sernik volunteered at a Cambodian […]

2017 Outstanding Student Life Award winners with Larry Lunsford, vice president for Student Affairs.

Students recognized at annual Outstanding Student Life Awards

On Thursday, April 6, more than 40 finalists competed for 15 awards, varying from service and spirit to leadership and […]

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos met with university leaders during her visit to FIU on April 6.

Betsy DeVos meets with students, faculty during FIU visit

  U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited FIU April 6 to meet with administrators, faculty and students and learn […]

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Students create award-winning burger, beer

Students create award-winning burger, beer

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews announced Feb. 16 The 305 Burger, submitted by chemistry major Given Suman, as its Golden Robin Award-winner. Red Robin […]

Forensic scientists in the making

Forensic scientists in the making

A group of sixth graders from Mater Academy Middle School visited FIU in January for an interactive, hands-on science day. The […]

Happy Holidays from President Rosenberg

Happy Holidays from President Rosenberg

On Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, President Mark B. Rosenberg delivered this message to the FIU community: This holiday season gives us […]

Kenneth G. Furton named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Kenneth G. Furton named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

The 2016 National Academy of Inventors Fellows Selection Committee has named Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton an […]

Blue-green algae in the St. Lucie River in Florida. Photo by: WPTV

FIU experts on toxic algae

A massive bloom of blue-green algae has hit four counties in Florida covering beaches along the Atlantic coast, damaging aquatic […]

Water full of algae laps along the Sewell's Point shore on the St. Lucie River under an Ocean Boulevard bridge, Monday, June 27, 2016.  (Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post via AP)

5 things to know about toxic algae

A massive bloom of blue-green algae has hit four counties in Florida covering beaches along the Atlantic coast with foul-smelling, […]

TEDxFIU: Fighting counterfeiters with data

TEDxFIU: Fighting counterfeiters with data

Graduate student Rhett Williamson gave the TEDxFIU 2015 audience a behind-the-scenes look at forensic chemistry and his ink library database […]

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Improving grades, graduation rates: Learning assistants help peers in the classroom

Improving grades, graduation rates: Learning assistants help peers in the classroom

Seventy students sit in small groups, each at a table with a portable computer monitor and dry-erase board at the […]