Florida State University (FSU) was founded in 1851 in Tallahassee. FSU is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as with a high degree of research activity. FSU has over 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students. FSU has a complete doctoral, post-doctoral and medical school curriculum. FSU has 16 colleges, 39 centers, institutes and labs. FSU is home of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. FSU is ranks in the top 200 of universities world-wide and is ranked nationally among the top 100 comparable Tier 1 public universities.
Researchers examine how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics
A study by two Florida State University biochemists makes an important contribution to science's understanding of a serious problem causing concern worldwide: the growing resistance of some harmful bacteria to the drugs that ...
Chemists may hold key to building a better toxin mousetrap
A Florida State University chemist's work could lead to big improvements in our ability to detect and eliminate specific toxins in our environment.
Magnet Lab Reclaims World Record For Highest-Field Resistive Magnet
(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists who do research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at The Florida State University got a brand new, high-tech toy for the holidays -- a world-record magnet.
'Mahjong' gene is key player when cancer, normal cells compete
A landmark study by Florida State University biologists, in collaboration with scientists in Britain, is the first to identify a life-or-death "cell competition" process in mammalian tissue that suppresses cancer by causing ...
Researchers Envision High-Tech Applications For 'Multiferroic' Crystals
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two of The Florida State University’s most accomplished scientists recently joined forces on a collaborative research project that has yielded groundbreaking results involving an unusual family of crystalline ...
Failed college dreams don't spell depression, study finds
High school seniors, take note: A wise person once said, "It is better to shoot for the stars and miss than aim at the gutter and hit it."
Fluoride research could hold key to easier cleanup of toxic substances
(Phys.org)—A Florida State University chemist's work could lead to big improvements in our ability to detect and eliminate specific toxic substances in our environment.
Windy cities: Researchers invent new tool to calculate hurricane risk
Bad news, Miami. Of all Florida's major population centers, the city is the most vulnerable to strong hurricane winds, according to Florida State University researchers who developed a new tool to estimate the frequency of ...
How ocean currents affect global climate is a question oceanographer may be close to answering
Kevin Speer has a "new paradigm" for describing how the world's oceans circulate—and with it he may help reshape science's understanding of the processes by which wind, water, sunlight and other factors interact and influence ...
Poor quality teachers may prevent children from reaching reading potential, study finds
When it comes to early reading, a bad teacher can prevent children from reaching their full potential.