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.
Hepatitis C virus faces new weapon
In recent human trials for a promising new class of drug designed to target the hepatitis C virus (HCV) without shutting down the immune system, some of the HCV strains being treated exhibited signs of drug resistance.
Scientists develop new, innovative methods for characterizing proteins
Using a combination of high-powered computers and advanced experimental magnetic resonance data, a Florida State University biophysical chemist has developed techniques that improve the way scientists can study and predict ...
Across the multiverse: FSU physicist considers the big picture
(PhysOrg.com) -- Is there anybody out there? In Alejandro Jenkins' case, the question refers not to whether life exists elsewhere in the universe, but whether it exists in other universes outside of our own.
Not in the rear-view mirror yet: US workers still feel effects of recession
The U.S. recession that began in December 2007 may have officially ended in June 2009, but in terms of job status, pay and retirement options, American workers are feeling its lingering negative impact, according to a new ...
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."