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Dr. Kevin O'Shea awarded grant from the National Science Foundation


The National Science Foundation hereby awards a grant to Florida International University for support of the project entitled," Collaborative Research: Adsorption and Photochemical Transformations of Arsenic and Selenium Species by Natural Organic Matter-Coated Magnetic Nano-sized Iron Oxide Particles," under the direction of Dr. O'Shea. The award is expected to total $258,377.

DNA becomes primary target in fight against glioblastoma


By exploiting a brain tumor’s own biology, researchers at FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) are hoping to destroy glioblastoma, a deadly brain cancer with no known cure.

Cotton Based Material Could Yield Much Faster Chemical Screening


Researchers from Florida International University recently detailed a potentially revolutionary new method to test for the presence chemicals with the help of widely available cotton fabric.

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International Symposium on Carotenoids marks half century at 2017 event


The International Carotenoid Society (ICS) will this year celebrate a half century since the inception of its International Symposium on Carotenoids event, to be held 9 – 14 July in Lucerne, Switzerland. Our own Provessor Landrum is the President of the International Carotenoid Society.

Focus on innovation: better chemical testing


FIU Magazine features FIU Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton and Abuzar Kabir of the College of Arts, Sciences and Education who collaborated on research which has led to patents with the potential to revolutionize the multi-billion dollar sample preparation and analytical testing industry.

Chemical sampling technology: an industry game-changer


A new method developed at FIU makes toxicological, biological and environmental sampling and testing cheaper, faster, and more sensitive. The new technology, which has been independently validated, promises to disrupt a multi-billion-dollar industry.

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