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Study Reports Encouraging Trend in Infant Mortality

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Eighteen states are on track to eliminate racial disparities in infant mortality by the year 2050 if current trends hold, according to a newly published paper from researchers at Florida State University’s College of Medicine. The study projects...
18-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Secrets Behind T-Rex’s Bone Crushing Bites: Researchers Find T-Rex Could Crush 8,000 Pounds

A Florida State- Oklahoma State research team found that T. rex could pulverize bones, chomping down with nearly 8,000 pounds of force.
15-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Examines Labor Market Outcomes for Students Graduating From Hispanic-Serving Institutions

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A new study led by Florida State University faculty member Toby Park finds Hispanic students who attend and graduate from Hispanic-serving colleges and universities have comparable earnings to those who graduate from similarly ranked...
8-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Plutonium Discovery Lights Way for FSU Chemistry Professor’s Work to Clean Up Nuclear Waste

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New research by a Florida State University professor reveals that plutonium's electronic properties are more complex than previously thought and that the element operates more like lighter elements such as iron or nickel.
4-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Making the Numbers Work: Researchers Use Math to Develop Personalized Chemo Treatments

A team of Florida State University researchers is using mathematical modeling to find the best and most effective chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients.
3-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Think Brain Games Make You Smarter? Think Again, FSU Researchers Say

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A new study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience finds the so-called brain games of the growing billion-dollar brain-training industry do little to improve or protect cognitive performance.
16-Apr-2017 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU Autism Institute Launches Web-Based Family Ecosystem to Jump-Start Early Intervention

The Autism Institute at Florida State University launches a new early intervention approach called the Family Ecosystem.
14-Apr-2017 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Under Challenge: Girls' Confidence Level, Not Math Ability Hinders Path to Science Degree

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When it comes to mathematics, girls rate their abilities markedly lower than boys, even when there is no observable difference between the two, according to Florida State University researchers.
7-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FSU Center Gathers Indigenous Nurses to Tackle Common Healthcare Issues

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FSU is hosting nursing researchers from across the globe to discuss these common healthcare themes in indigenous communities and why nurses are catalysts in solving these complex issues. The FSU College of Nursing’s new Center for Indigenous...
18-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT

Hurricane Experts Available to Provide Analysis Throughout the Season

4-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Doing a Trump Tax Plan Story? @floridastate Experts Available to Talk Complexities of White House Proposal

3-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT

FSU Researchers Are Helping to Lay a Research-Based Foundation on the Gender Disparity in STEM Fields

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31-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Researchers Work to Narrow the Gender Gap in Engineering, Computer Science

Two Florida State University researchers are determined to chip away at a stubborn problem that has vexed concerned social scientists for decades: why is there such a vast and enduring gender disparity in STEM fields?
31-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT

FSU Expert Explains Changing Attitudes Toward Embryonic Gene Editing

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13-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT

FSU Experts Available to Comment on Uptick of Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes

3-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST

First 100 Days: FSU Expert Explains Significance of President’s Early Days in Office

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During the first 100 days of any presidential administration, national political coverage is often dominated by pundits sounding off about the ways a president discharges his executive duties. Carol Weissert, the Florida State University LeRoy...
28-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

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