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Testosterone Needs Estrogen's Help to Inhibit Depression

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In popular culture, the phrase “battle of the sexes” seems to pit the male hormone (testosterone) against the female (estrogen). Now a Florida State University College of Medicine researcher has documented a way in which the two hormones work...
26-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

New Research Discovers 4-Stranded DNA-Binding Protein Conserved in Plants and Animals

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Biological Science Assistant Professor Elizabeth Stroupe and Associate Professor Hank Bass, along with molecular biophysics graduate student Mykhailo Kopylov, write in a new Biochemistry paper that the same type of protein works in plants and...
24-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

FSU Departments Collaborate to Identify 'Master Regulator' in Cell Division

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Three years after discovering that a single, unidentified mechanism was modifying about 800 proteins simultaneously during cell division, Florida State University researchers have identified that mystery enzyme.
16-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Florida State Opens New Clinic To Find Positives in ADHD

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A Florida State University researcher has opened a new clinic that will provide assessment and treatment services for Tallahassee-area families with children suspected of having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
4-Mar-2015 8:05 AM EST

New Research Predicts When, How Materials Will Act

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A material might melt or snap in half. And for engineers, knowing when and why that might happen is crucial information. Now, a Florida State University researcher has laid out an overarching theory that explains why certain materials act the way...
26-Feb-2015 11:05 AM EST

Which Environmental Projects Give You the Best Bang for Your Buck? Research Develops Species Conservation Model

A Florida State researcher has developed a framework to help government and conservation groups make decisions about how to best allocate resources for conservation purposes.
19-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

A Matter of Trust: Researcher Develops New Software to Assess Online Interaction

Shuyuan Mary Ho, an assistant professor in the School of Information in the College of Communication and Information at Florida State University and an expert in cybersecurity, built a software application that can assess a human’s disposition and...
13-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

Florida State - Russian Research Team Explores Vision Complications for Astronauts

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An international partnership between Florida State University and a team from the Russian Academy of Sciences has found that space travel may severely impair the body’s ability to regulate blood rushing to the brain, which could contribute to the...
11-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

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