Florida State University

A new way of thinking about ocean currents

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 ...

Aug 23, 2012
3.7 / 5 (6) 0 | with audio podcast

DNA reveals 7 new mice species

After living incognito for millions of years in a remote area of a forested mountain range in the Philippines, seven newfound species of mice owe their recent discovery to DNA evidence and the Florida State ...

Jul 07, 2011
4.5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Math meets music

Geometry is the force that shapes both the sound of music and the novel research of Florida State University composer-theorist Clifton Callender, whose work explores and maps the mathematics of musical harmony.

Mar 25, 2011
4.3 / 5 (7) 3 | with audio podcast

Study finds watermelon lowers blood pressure

(PhysOrg.com) -- No matter how you slice it, watermelon has a lot going for it –– sweet, low calorie, high fiber, nutrient rich –– and now, there’s more. Evidence from a pilot study led by food scientists ...

Oct 13, 2010
5 / 5 (6) 3 | with audio podcast