Latest Florida State University Stories

2010-07-06 14:10:20

As recession-weary consumers learn to make do with less in this, the real world, there is one area where they're still willing to spend freely: in online, "virtual" ones.

2010-06-16 07:35:00

NSF to build one of world's most powerful mass spectrometers to study biology, fuels.

2010-06-15 16:27:29

A Florida State University researcher has identified the important role that a key protein plays in cell division, and that discovery could lead to a greater understanding of stem cells.

2010-06-07 13:03:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- With the introduction of a new student life programming and all inclusive pricing option, a little green goes a long way at Studio Green www.campushousing.com/fsu, a premier, private student housing village serving Florida State University.

2010-06-02 07:26:27

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.

2010-06-01 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- OptionIt, Inc., a leader in the next generation of ticket buying for sports and entertainment events, has reached an agreement with the University of Miami to be the team's official "ticket option" provider.

2010-05-28 13:26:04

Researchers said on Thursday that the United States might actually be an incubating ground for some flu strains, helping them migrate to warmer climates.

2010-04-23 06:05:00

While genes can and do play an important role in a child's ability to learn, a new study emphasizes that good teachers can help struggling pupils and poor quality ones can hurt a genetically gifted one--and instructors can even affect the academic performance of twins, according to a new study.

2010-04-19 13:37:48

Imagine the marriage of hard metals or semiconductors to soft organic or biological products. Picture the strange, wonderful offspring –– hybrid materials never conceived by Mother Nature.

2010-04-13 10:53:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Roundtable Concepts has launched RTC View, the Officially Licensed Collegiate LCD & LED HDTVs now available @ www.rtcview.com.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.