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Nia Harmon

Senior Nia Harmon is on the fast track to success, and one of the main reasons why is her intellectual curiosity. The chemistry major wants clear answers to complex questions — often complicated queries — and that mindset has propelled her personally and academically. Harmon loves science and hopes to turn that passion into a […]

In ancient oceans that resembled our own, oxygen loss triggered mass extinction

Roughly 430 million years ago, during the Earth’s Silurian Period, global oceans were experiencing changes that would seem eerily familiar today. Melting polar ice sheets meant sea levels were steadily rising, and ocean oxygen was falling fast around the world. At around the same time, a global die-off known among scientists as the Ireviken extinction […]

A feast for the mind and senses at National MagLab Open House

For some, science is an acquired taste. The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory invites those folks, along with STEM fans of all ages across the Big Bend, to its annual Open House on Saturday, Feb. 23. There, science of every flavor will be available for sampling, from strawberry DNA to flying potatoes and from pickle […]

New director named for MagLab’s Applied Superconductivity Center

The reins of the MagLab’s Applied Superconductivity Center (ASC) have been handed over to scientist and professor Lance Cooley. Cooley takes over for his longtime mentor David Larbalestier, who will remain the chief scientist for materials at the MagLab and a professor in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. “These are exciting times for the field […]