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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


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


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

Researchers to Explore Food Choices After Gastric Bypass Surgery

A Florida State University researcher has won part of a $2.8 million grant to explore the diets of people who undergo gastric bypass surgery in order to find less invasive ways to achieve similar weight-loss benefits.
16-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Florida Archaeological Site Yields Clues to Early Civilization in Southeast U.S.


The discovery of stone tools alongside mastodon bones in a Florida river shows that humans settled the southeastern United States as much as 1,500 years earlier than scientists previously believed, according to a research team led by a Florida State...
9-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU Researcher Targets on-Off Switch of Cardiac Contraction


Jose Pinto, a researcher in the Florida State University College of Medicine, has been awarded a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health grant to study how the heart’s calcium is regulated and how to correct a calcium imbalance using an inside...
11-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Saharan Dust Makes Big Impact on Caribbean Waters


Dust from the Saharan desert is bringing needed iron and other nutrients to underwater plants in the Caribbean, but bacteria may be the first thing to prosper from that dust. The dust is causing the bacteria to bloom and also become more toxic to...
9-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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