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Research Offers New Way to Predict Hurricane Strength, Destruction

A new study by Florida State University researchers demonstrates a different way of projecting a hurricane’s strength and intensity that could give the public a better idea of a storm’s potential for destruction.
15-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Inside the Teenage Brain: New Studies Explain Risky Behavior

It’s common knowledge that teenage boys seem predisposed to risky behaviors. Now, a series of new studies is shedding light on specific brain mechanisms that help to explain what might be going on inside juvenile male brains.
27-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Novel ‘Butterfly’ Molecule Could Build New Sensors, Photoenergy Conversion Devices

Exciting new work by a Florida State University research team has led to a novel molecular system that can take your temperature, emit white light, and convert photon energy directly to mechanical motions. And, the molecule looks like a butterfly.
27-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Scientist Uncovers Red Planet’s Climate History in Unique Meteorite

Was Mars — now a cold, dry place — once a warm, wet planet that sustained life? Research underway at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory may one day answer those questions — and perhaps even help pave the way for future colonization of...
27-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Holding on or Letting Go: How Rumination Makes What's Bad a Whole Lot Worse

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A new study of more than 600 employees in both blue- and white-collar professions compared individuals more prone to think about past transgressions at work to those focusing more directly on the future.
21-Aug-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Tick-Tock: Sound of Ticking Clock Can Affect Women’s Attitudes About Reproductive Timing

Two Florida State University researchers have discovered that the sound of a ticking clock can affect reproductive timing attitudes and lead some women to want to start a family at an earlier age.
13-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Excavation of Ancient Well Yields Insight Into Etruscan, Roman and Medieval Times

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During a four-year excavation of an Etruscan well at the ancient Italian settlement of Cetamura del Chianti, a team led by a Florida State University archaeologist and art historian unearthed artifacts spanning more than 15 centuries of Etruscan,...
7-Aug-2014 9:10 AM EDT

New Research Links Tornado Strength, Frequency to Climate Change

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New research by a Florida State University geography professor shows that climate change may be playing a key role in the strength and frequency of tornadoes hitting the United States.
6-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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