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.
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.
Scientists Use Unique Model to Predict Active 2010 Hurricane Season
(PhysOrg.com) -- Florida State University scientists who have developed a unique computer model with a knack for predicting hurricanes with unprecedented accuracy are forecasting an unusually active season this year.
Breaking off the engagement: Study shows that even loyal employees become jaded if not treated well
All businesses want "engaged" employees -- those who are committed to the success of the company and are willing to go the extra mile to see it flourish. But there's a dark side to engagement that many organizations don't ...
Hurricane season is here, and FSU scientists predict a near-normal one
Scientists at the Florida State University Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS) have released their fourth annual Atlantic hurricane season forecast, using a unique computer model with a knack for predicting ...
Employers feel no love for unscrupulous practice of 'service sweethearting'
A new study led by two Florida State University marketing professors finds that some frontline service employees who are rewarded for hikes in customer loyalty and satisfaction also may engage in "service sweethearting," ...
'Warrior Gene' Responsible for Gang Membership, Weapon Use
(PhysOrg.com) -- Boys who carry a particular variation of the gene Monoamine oxidase A (MAOA), sometimes called the “warrior gene,” are more likely not only to join gangs but also to be among the most violent members ...
Maritime Archaeologist at Helm of Modern Journey to Ancient Egyptian Land
(PhysOrg.com) -- Ancient Egyptians may be best known for building pyramids, but internationally renowned maritime archaeologist Cheryl Ward wants the world to know that they were pretty good sailors, too.