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FSU Gets $10m for Nuclear Research Center

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Researchers Will Focus On Nuclear Waste Cleanup from Cold War-Era Production
18-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Delve Into ‘Black Box’ of DNA Research

In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers show that an unusual DNA repeat element on an inactive X chromosome is actually essential to the overall three-dimensional structure of this female-specific...
18-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Exceptional Species Diversity on Island in Philippines

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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.
13-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Helicopter Parents: Hovering May Have Effect as Kids Transition to Adulthood

Parental involvement is crucial to a child’s development into an adult, but Florida State University researchers are finding that crossing the line between supportive and too involved could indirectly lead to issues such as depression and anxiety...
28-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

94 Million-Year-Old Climate Change Event Holds Clues for Future

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.
22-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dull and Dirty: Your Workplace Could Affect Brain Function

A new study by a Florida State University researcher shows that both a lack of stimulation in the workplace and a dirty working environment can have a long-term cognitive effect on employees.
16-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Oil From 2010 Spill Lingering in the Gulf

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In a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers, including FSU Professor of Oceanography Jeff Chanton, lay out their findings that contaminants released during the spill combined with a bloom of...
31-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU-Cornell Team Defines Meaningful Part of Maize Genome

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Using a genetic mapping technique developed at Florida State University, FSU and Cornell University researchers have shown that a small percentage of the entire maize genome is responsible for almost half of a plant’s trait diversity.
16-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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