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FSU scientists ink deals to send technologies to marketplace

Zika drugs to stop microcephaly. A tool to help teachers sort through troves of testing data to see who is struggling and where. Plasma technology that could help organic farmers better care for their crops. Those are just a few of the new Florida State University-driven technologies that are being licensed to companies that will […]

Zika researcher to co-lead NIH center project on viruses, brain development

A Florida State University scientist pioneering research to fight Zika and West Nile virus is part of a multimillion project to investigate how quickly the viruses attack human brain cells and how the brain reacts to infection at different stages of development. FSU Professor of Biological Science Hengli Tang will receive $1.8 million of a […]

FSU scientists receive $2.17M from state to combat Zika virus

Florida State University scientists received nearly $2.17 million from the Florida Department of Health as part of a state initiative to develop treatment and prevention methods related to the Zika virus. “We are pleased with the Department of Health’s faith in Florida State as a partner to combat the effects of the Zika virus,” said […]

2016: An extraordinary year for Florida State

It’s been another outstanding year for Florida State University with accomplishments in 2016 that have set the university on a path to greater national prominence. Florida State rose five places in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, published groundbreaking research, continued to be a national leader in the arts world and reiterated its commitment […]

FSU research makes big buzz in 2016

Two FSU Studies Make Top 100 List For Most Discussed Scholarly Works Florida State University researchers have made plenty of headlines this year, but two researchers stood apart from the crowd, according to new data from digital science company Altmetric. Last week, Altmetric revealed its annual list of the most widely discussed and shared scholarly […]

10 ways Florida State University is changing the world

Do you think cancer-fighting drugs are important? How about expanding our understanding of the universe? What about finding ways to help the victims of human trafficking? These and many other critical societal issues are being studied by Florida State University researchers every day. Let’s take a quick peek at 10 of the ways FSU is […]

FSU research team makes Zika drug breakthrough

A team of researchers from Florida State University, Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health has found existing drug compounds that can both stop Zika from replicating in the body and from damaging the crucial fetal brain cells that lead to birth defects in newborns. One of the drugs is already on the […]