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Local Economy Benefits From FSU Research Center’s Ingenuity

A partnership between a Florida State University research center and a local business is bringing big bucks to the Tallahassee area while also contributing to the development of the Navy’s new fleet of all-electric ships.
27-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

New Molecular Butterflies Help Advance Energy Research

A new family of molecules that physically resemble butterflies is pushing the boundary of new materials research.
22-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Cell Phone Notifications May Be Driving You to Distraction


A new Florida State University study has found that just receiving a notification on your cell phone can cause enough of a distraction to impair your ability to focus on a given task. The distraction is comparable to the effects seen when actually...
9-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Researchers: Countries Have Boundaries, but Fish Do Not

FSU marine science researchers argue in a new paper that many species transcend political boundaries, so countries must work together on environmental management practices.
8-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Alumnus Donates New Weather Data System to Protect FSU, Enhance Research Capabilities

FSU is using four state-of-the-art WeatherSTEM units to protect people on campus and enhance the university's research capabilities. WeatherSTEM units are full-service weather stations that measure atmospheric conditions such as wind speeds,...
18-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Study: Misperception Discourages Girls From Studying Some Stem Fields


The belief that the ability to do difficult mathematics is something that you either have or you don't prevents many American girls from pursuing a college degree in the physical sciences, engineering, mathematics, or computer science (PEMC),...
5-Jun-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Paleo-Engineering: New Study Reveals Complexity of Triceratops' Teeth

When it comes to the three-horned dinosaur called the Triceratops, science is showing the ancient creatures might have been a little more complex than we thought. In fact, their teeth were far more intricate than any reptile or mammal living...
4-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Summer Tropical Storms Don’t Fix Drought Conditions

Popular opinion says that tropical storms and hurricanes that make landfall mitigate droughts in the southeastern United States. But that simply isn’t true, according to a Florida State University researcher.
27-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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