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From FSU to Arctic Russia: Research leads grad student on a unique trip

When Sarah Ellen Johnston decided to come to Florida State University last year, she knew there was a good chance she’d be on the road a bit when it came to research.

Florida State receives $10 million for nuclear research center

Florida State University will receive $10 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to create a new Energy Frontier Research Center that will focus on accelerating scientific efforts needed to support nuclear waste cleanup.

Scientists delve into 'black box' of DNA research

Scientists at Florida State University, Baylor College of Medicine and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT have broken ground in a little-understood area of human genetics.

Researchers find greatest concentration of unique mammal species on Philippine island

The largest island in the Philippines may be home to the greatest concentration of mammal diversity in the world, according to a research team that has been exploring the island for the past 15 years.

Three Arts & Sciences students are among 10 from FSU to spend year abroad with Fulbright scholarships

A group of 10 Florida State University graduate students and recent alumni, including three from FSU's College of Arts and Sciences, will study or teach English around the world during the 2016-2017 academic year as part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. 

Three Arts & Sciences students to pursue graduate research with NSF fellowships

A group of four Florida State University students, including three from the College of Arts and Sciences, have received highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation.

Researcher finds climate-change clues from 94-million-year-old samples

A major climate event millions of years ago that caused substantial change to the ocean’s ecological systems may hold clues as to how the Earth will respond to future climate change, a Florida State University researcher said.

World War II image collection captures attention of Tokyo tastemakers

Tokyo tastemakers are delving into a Florida State University collection of images detailing the postwar U.S. occupation of a defeated Japan.

FSU colleges collaborate to pave smoother pathway into health professions

Every year, thousands of new students arrive at Florida State University hoping to enter a career in health care. For a variety of reasons, most of these would-be physicians, nurses, pharmacists and others wind up in different careers — and communities lose out on the health care they could have provided.

Psychology professor honored by American Psychological Association

A division of the American Psychological Association has honored Neil Charness, director of Florida State University’s Institute for Successful Longevity, for outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of applied experimental and engineering psychology.

Oil from 2010 oil spill lingering in Gulf of Mexico, says oceanography professor

A team of scientists working in the Gulf of Mexico have found that contaminants from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Spill were transported by phytoplankton and associated materials from the ocean surface to the seafloor, according to a Florida State University oceanographer.

Biochemistry researcher wins Carnegie fellowship to help South African university

A Florida State University researcher is headed to South Africa on an international fellowship to collaborate with researchers at the University of Johannesburg to help them develop an integrated lab system for university researchers that will better allow faculty to collaborate and innovate.