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FSU Team Tackles Urban Mobility in Smart City Era


Researchers Use NSF Grant to Study Tallahassee Utility, Transportation Data
13-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU Geologist Explores Minerals Below Earth’s Surface


In a paper published today in Scientific Reports, Assistant Professor of Geology Mainak Mookherjee explores how feldspar, one of the most important minerals in the Earth’s crust, changes under pressure. Typically, materials become stiffer when...
12-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Giant Thai Insect Reveals Clues to Human Heart Disease

Taylor and his team used an electron microscope to capture the first three-dimensional image of a tiny filament, or strand, of an essential muscle that the palm-sized water bug Lethocerus indicus uses to fly. . This image shows for the first time...
30-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Top Nursing Researcher to Create Center for Health Equity of Native American, Indigenous People


John Lowe, a Cherokee Native American tribal member and one of only 20 Native American nurses in the United States who has a doctoral degree, is the new endowed McKenzie Professor in Health Disparities Research. At FSU, he will create the Center for...
19-Sep-2016 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fruit Flies Yield Clues on Cancerous Tumor Hotspots

A Florida State University research team, in coordination with a team from Japan, has found that the epithelial tissues that line the surfaces of organs throughout the body intrinsically have hot spots for cancerous tumors. They discovered this...
7-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lightning Strikes: Thunderstorms Spread Mercury Pollution

In a new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, Assistant Professor of Meteorology Christopher Holmes writes that thunderstorms have 50 percent higher concentrations of mercury than other rain events.
31-Aug-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU Research Team Makes Zika Drug Breakthrough


A team of researchers from Florida State University, Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health have found existing drug compounds that can both stop Zika from replicating in the body and from damaging the crucial fetal brain...
25-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU Chemistry Professor Explores Outer Regions of Periodic Table


In the latest edition of the journal Science, Florida State University Professor Thomas Albrecht-Schmitt captures the fundamental chemistry of the element berkelium, or Bk on the periodic table.
22-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FSU Researcher: Plan Ahead for Successful Aging


For many people, the prospect of aging is scary and uncomfortable, but Florida State University Assistant Professor Dawn Carr says that research reveals a few tips that can improve our chances of a long, healthy life.
19-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

#FSU Experts Can Help Put #Matthew Into Context

6-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Why's the Flu Shot So Important? #FSU Prof. Cindy Lewis Can Tell You Why. experts.fsu.edu

5-Oct-2016 9:30 AM EDT

On Deadline for a Breast Cancer Awareness Month Piece? Try One of Our Experts. experts.fsu.edu

5-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT

FSU Expert Available to Comment on Wells Fargo Scandal

16-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Hurricane Experts Available to Provide Analysis Throughout the Season

25-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Back-to-School: FSU Experts Available to Comment on Trending Topics in Education

5-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT

FSU Experts Available to Discuss 2016 Presidential Election

20-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT

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