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Internships propel FIU grad to NASA

At 26, FIU alumnus Rigoberto Roche has reached a level of scientific success that many recent graduates can only imagine. His work with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) includes writing complex code for the International Space Station, as well...

FIU research on display at major international meeting

FIU research will be prominently on display for the 5,000 physicians, scientists, students and nuclear imaging professionals attending the Society for Nuclear Medicine’s (SNM) 2012 Annual Meeting on June 9-13 in Miami Beach. SNM is an international scientific and...

Faculty honored for outstanding achievements

Research scientists, engineers, lawyers and authors were among those honored at the annual Top Scholars reception FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg recognized more than two dozen distinguished members of the FIU academic community for their outstanding achievements in...

Of life and limb

When someone loses a limb to war, accident, or disease, she can get an artificial limb that restores some of her lost movement. But even the best prosthesis doesn’t restore the sense of touch. And touch is what lets you grip an egg tightly enough that it doesn’t fall...