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Discovery Changes How Scientists Examine Rarest Elements of Periodic Table

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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

FSU Is Key Player in National Push to Help Diverse Communities Target Autism

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Researchers are enlisting the help of black churches and federally funded nutrition programs in the quest to identify young children who may show signs of autism.
31-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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

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