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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

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.

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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

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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

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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

Family Dynamics Cause Major Stress for Latino Immigrant Families

Threats to familismo — deeply held cultural beliefs about the centrality of family in daily life — are often a major source of stress for immigrants and can have a negative impact on their overall health and well-being as they move forward in a...
14-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Planning Ahead: Researchers Work to Solve Sustainability Puzzle

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When most people think of Earth Month they think of recycling bottles and choosing paper over plastic. But these activities are just a small piece of the sustainability puzzle that Florida State University researchers are helping to solve.
1-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Strategy Helps Quantum Bits Stay on Task

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Scientists at Florida State University’s National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) have demonstrated a way to improve the performance of the powerful building blocks of quantum computers by reducing interference from the environment.
15-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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