A team of researchers from The Florida State University, Duke University and the National Marine Fisheries Service will study the environmental and economic impacts of the vast "dead zone" in the northern Gulf of Mexico on shrimping in the region, home to one of the nation's most highly valued single-species fisheries.
The Florida State University honored its first families past and present at a special dedication ceremony Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009.
The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has been awarded nearly $3 million to build a novel kind of superconducting magnet that will break records for magnetic field strength, make possible new types of science and save vast amounts of energy and money.
What do a former member of the Federal Reserve System's Board of Governors; a beloved university professor, administrator and mentor; and the creator of the legendary Osceola and Renegade football tradition have in common? All are among an esteemed group of individuals who will be honored this weekend at the Florida State University Alumni Association's Homecoming Awards Breakfast.
While more older adults than ever are using cell phones and computers, a technology gap still exists that threatens to turn senior citizens into second-class citizens, according to Florida State University researchers.
With a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), a pair of Florida State University scientists are performing basic research involving electricity that could provide an important building block in the emerging technical field known as spintronics.
Homecoming at The Florida State University has always been an exciting time for alumni to return to campus and join current students in celebration of an extraordinary university and its unconquered spirit, and soon they'll do it again during Homecoming 2009. This year's theme is "Ignited by Tradition."
No one writes songs like Lyle Lovett. Finely wrought and full of wit, wisdom and Texas-sized storytelling, the singer/songwriter's catalog is rife with characters and concepts that loom large on the American landscape.
Students in the Florida State University College of Motion Picture, Television and Recording Arts have given another bravura performance, claiming a majority of the awards handed out in a new film documentary competition devoted to highlighting the works of philanthropic and charitable organizations.
A Florida State University College of Medicine researcher has been awarded two separate grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) totaling $2.4 million to continue her work in detecting autism in children as young as 18 months.
The Applied Superconductivity Center at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has received $1.2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to understand and enhance a new form of superconducting material that could be used to build more-powerful magnets utilized in a wide range of scientific research.
A Florida State University College of Medicine biomedical sciences professor has been recognized as having one of the most influential structural biology laboratories in the world.
The Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering has been selected to receive one of the three national 2009 Claire Felbinger Awards for Diversity.
The raptor-like Archaeopteryx has long been viewed as the archetypal first bird, but new research reveals that it was actually a lot less "bird-like" than scientists had believed.
A Florida State University researcher has received a major research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to screen small molecules that could be potential drug targets in the fight against tuberculosis, a common and deadly infectious disease that kills nearly 2 million people worldwide each year.
A Florida State University College of Medicine researcher has solved a century-old mystery about proteins that play a vital role in the transfer of the human genetic code from one cell to another. The discovery could lead to finding new ways to help the body fight a variety of diseases, including cancer.
The anticipated sea-level rise associated with climate change, including increased storminess, over the next 100 years and the impact on the nation's low-lying coastal infrastructure is the focus of a new, interdisciplinary study led by geologists at The Florida State University <http://www.fsu.edu/>.
Florida State University students will be in the spotlight in Sarasota as The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, operated by The Florida State University in Sarasota, Florida, and New York's Baryshnikov Arts Center launch the inaugural Ringling International Arts Festival, October 7-11, 2009.