FIU scientists to use tiny particles to fight big diseases

Physicians will tell you: They are not winning the war on ovarian cancer. But FIU researchers are crafting a new weapon for that battle. A group of scientists have combined medicine and advanced nanotechnological engineering to create a smarter, more targeted therapy...

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Student’s chip aims to put lab testing in your pocket

Ph.D. candidate Kamran Moradi’s Lab-On-A-Chip provides a minimally invasive alternative to conventional cholesterol testing. The leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease, with roughly 600,000 deaths attributed to the disease every year. To remedy...

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Quantum mechanics to charge your laptop? FIU prof is on it

Top scientists from UC Berkeley and MIT found the expertise they lacked at FIU. They invited Sakhrat Khizroev, a professor with appointments in both medicine and engineering, to help them conduct research as part of their NSF-funded Center for Energy Efficient...

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FIU Biomedical Engineering students shine at Coulter College

A team of six FIU undergraduate biomedical engineering (BME) students participated in the annual Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Coulter College senior design event this summer at the Hyatt Regency in Coral Gables, Florida. The Wallace H. Coulter Foundation,...

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Wall of Wind takes national stage in disaster mitigation

Florida International University’s one-of-a-kind hurricane simulator, the 12-fan Wall of Wind (WoW), takes the national stage this week as a special, interactive feature of a new exhibition opening at the National Building Museum in downtown Washington, D.C. The...

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FIU establishes impressive presence at tech conference

Frank Hernandez ’13 earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in computer science at FIU. It’s not a stretch to think he would be a proud FIU Panther. Turns out he wasn’t. That is, not until this week, when he attended the inaugural eMerge Americas Techweek...

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