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FSU scientist elected to National Academy of Inventors

One of Florida State University’s most influential and gifted scientists has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Study: Warming global temperatures may not affect carbon stored deep in northern peatlands

Florida State University research scientist Rachel Wilson and University of Oregon graduate student Anya Hopple are the first authors on a new study published today in Nature Communications. The study details experiments suggesting that carbon stored in peat — a highly organic material found in marsh or damp regions — may not succumb to the Earth’s warming as easily as scientists thought.


75 years later, Pearl Harbor still teaching lessons of war

On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy leveled a crushing attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.


Two FSU professors earn prestigious honor from engineering society

Two professors from Florida State University's College of Arts and Sciences have been named fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) — a professional association dedicated to the advancement of technology.


Chemistry professor wins prestigious women in science award

A professor in Florida State University's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has won a prestigious award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science that recognizes promising female scientists in the early stages of their career.


FSU joins ‘Hour of Code’ global movement

The Hour of Code, a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in more than 180 countries, is making its way to Florida State University. 


Crunching the numbers: Researchers use math in search for diabetes cure

Researchers at Florida State University’s nationally renowned biomathematics program are using a mix of math and technology in an ambitious search for a cure to Type 2 diabetes.


Celebrate 'Giving Tuesday' with the College of Arts and Sciences

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Now that the Thanksgiving leftovers are all eaten and we’ve shopped until we dropped, it’s time to celebrate #GivingTuesday!


Two FSU MagLab researchers named fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Two physics researchers from the Florida State University-based National High Magnetic Field Laboratory— Kun Yang and Luis Balicas — have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).


Geology professor targeting mysteries of deep Earth

Water covers about 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, but scientists also want to know how much lies inside the planet.


Anthropology researchers talk turkey: Native Americans raised classic holiday bird long before first Thanksgiving

Hundreds of years before the first Thanksgiving, Native Americans were raising and feasting on America’s classic holiday meal.


Honors student in chemistry boasts impressive research achievements

Florida State University senior Alexandra Barth is motivated by an enduring desire to understand how things work.