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FSU engineering researchers visualize the motion of vortices in superfluid turbulence

In a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Florida State University researchers managed to visualize the vortex tubes in a quantum fluid, findings that could help researchers better understand turbulence in quantum...
12-Apr-2021 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU researchers discover how 'cryptic species' respond differently to coral bleaching

Certain brightly colored coral species dotting the seafloor may appear indistinguishable to many divers and snorkelers, but Florida State University researchers have found that these genetically diverse marine invertebrates vary in their response...
16-Mar-2021 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FSU researchers enhance quantum machine learning algorithms

A Florida State University professor’s research could help quantum computing fulfill its promise as a powerful computational tool. William Oates, the Cummins Inc. Professor in Mechanical Engineering and chair of the Department of Mechanical...
16-Mar-2021 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A year of COVID-19: Researchers pivot to answer questions raised by the pandemic

When news started circulating early last year about a virus in China that was spreading like wildfire, faculty researchers found themselves evaluating their projects and wondering how they could contribute their skills and knowledge to this global...
16-Mar-2021 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Deep dive into bioarchaeological data reveals Mediterranean migration trends over 8,000 years

A team of international researchers led by a Florida State University assistant professor has analyzed reams of data from the Neolithic to Late Roman period looking at migration patterns across the Mediterranean and found that despite evidence of...
1-Mar-2021 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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FSU researchers develop battery component that uses compound from plants

A Florida State University research team has developed a way to use a material found in plants to help create safer batteries. Using the organic polymer lignin — a compound in the cell walls of plants that makes them rigid — the team was able to...
22-Feb-2021 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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FSU College of Medicine researcher develops new possibilities to prevent sudden cardiac death

Stephen Chelko, an assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Florida State University College of Medicine, has developed a better understanding of the pathological characteristics behind arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, as well as promising...
17-Feb-2021 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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FSU professor receives USDA grants to help develop food safety tests

A Florida State University researcher has received two grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop tests that will uncover adulterated or contaminated foods.
10-Feb-2021 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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