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Inside the Teenage Brain: New Studies Explain Risky Behavior

It’s common knowledge that teenage boys seem predisposed to risky behaviors. Now, a series of new studies is shedding light on specific brain mechanisms that help to explain what might be going on inside juvenile male brains.
27-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Novel ‘Butterfly’ Molecule Could Build New Sensors, Photoenergy Conversion Devices

Exciting new work by a Florida State University research team has led to a novel molecular system that can take your temperature, emit white light, and convert photon energy directly to mechanical motions. And, the molecule looks like a butterfly.
27-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Scientist Uncovers Red Planet’s Climate History in Unique Meteorite

Was Mars — now a cold, dry place — once a warm, wet planet that sustained life? Research underway at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory may one day answer those questions — and perhaps even help pave the way for future colonization of...
27-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Holding on or Letting Go: How Rumination Makes What's Bad a Whole Lot Worse


A new study of more than 600 employees in both blue- and white-collar professions compared individuals more prone to think about past transgressions at work to those focusing more directly on the future.
21-Aug-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Tick-Tock: Sound of Ticking Clock Can Affect Women’s Attitudes About Reproductive Timing

Two Florida State University researchers have discovered that the sound of a ticking clock can affect reproductive timing attitudes and lead some women to want to start a family at an earlier age.
13-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Excavation of Ancient Well Yields Insight Into Etruscan, Roman and Medieval Times


During a four-year excavation of an Etruscan well at the ancient Italian settlement of Cetamura del Chianti, a team led by a Florida State University archaeologist and art historian unearthed artifacts spanning more than 15 centuries of Etruscan,...
7-Aug-2014 9:10 AM EDT

New Research Links Tornado Strength, Frequency to Climate Change


New research by a Florida State University geography professor shows that climate change may be playing a key role in the strength and frequency of tornadoes hitting the United States.
6-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Perceived Age and Weight Discrimination Worse for Health Than Perceived Racism and Sexism

Perceived age and weight discrimination, more than perceived race and sex discrimination, are linked to worse health in older adults, according to new research from the Florida State University College of Medicine.
6-May-2014 5:30 PM EDT

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Florida State University Offers Faculty Expert on Cybersecurity Threats


Shuyuan Mary Ho, an assistant professor at Florida State University’s School of Information, is available for media questions and analysis on cybersecurity threats, including the recent breach by Russian criminals who stole more than 1.2 billion...
6-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

The Great War: Florida State University Experts Available to Comment on 100th Anniversary of World War I

25-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Freedom Summer and Civil Rights Act of 1964: Florida State University Experts Available to Comment on 50th Anniversaries

18-Jun-2014 4:00 PM EDT

FSU WWII Scholar Discusses 70th Anniversary of D-Day

2-Jun-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Oil Spill Anniversary: FSU Experts Available to Discuss Impact of Spill Four Years Later

17-Apr-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Affordable Care Act: University Experts Available to Discuss Looming Health Care Deadline

31-Mar-2014 12:45 PM EDT

University Expert Available to Analyze State Visit by French President

11-Feb-2014 9:15 AM EST

Winter Olympics: Experts Available to Discuss Athleticism, Threat of Terrorism

31-Jan-2014 10:50 AM EST

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