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Summer Tropical Storms Don’t Fix Drought Conditions

Popular opinion says that tropical storms and hurricanes that make landfall mitigate droughts in the southeastern United States. But that simply isn’t true, according to a Florida State University researcher.
27-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

New Foam Technology to Lead Advances in Medical Devices and Protective Equipment


A Florida State University researcher has developed a unique, high performance foam that can be used to make safer athletic gear and medical equipment, among other things.
26-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Climate Change Altering Frequency, Intensity of Hurricanes

Climate change may be the driving force behind fewer, yet more powerful hurricanes and tropical storms, says a Florida State geography professor.
15-May-2015 1:45 PM EDT

FSU Research Team First to Study Effects of Ultraman Competitions

A team of Florida State researchers is the first group to look at the incredibly grueling competition called the Ultraman and what it does to your body.
13-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

New Technologies Will Help Prevent Preterm Labor, Provide Safer Labor Process

Preventing preterm labor with light and inducing labor using a side effect-free drug are two new technologies based on Florida State University research that are heading to the marketplace.
29-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Thawing Permafrost Feeds Climate Change

Assistant Professor of Oceanography Robert Spencer writes in Geophysical Research Letters that single-cell organisms called microbes are rapidly devouring the ancient carbon being released from thawing permafrost soil and ultimately releasing it...
23-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

How Do Feel Good Stories Inspire Us? Professor Receives $1.95 Million Grant to Find Out


Arthur Raney, the James E. Kirk Professor of Communication at Florida State University, will begin a three-year research project to analyze the daily use and effects of inspirational media through a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, which...
21-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Discovery Changes How Scientists Examine Rarest Elements of Periodic Table


A little-known element called californium is making big waves in how scientists look at the periodic table. According to new research by a Florida State University professor, californium is what’s known to be a transitional element, meaning it...
15-Apr-2015 9:50 AM EDT

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