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Research Shows Benefits, Danger of Ultraman Competition

A team of Florida State University researchers found that the endurance competition called the Ultraman can lead to large reductions in body fat, but also causes temporary muscle damage and potentially insulin resistance.
18-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researcher's Work Offers More Proof of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity


A Florida State University high-performance computing researcher has predicted a physical effect that would help physicists and astronomers provide fresh evidence of the correctness of Einstein’s general theory of relativity.
17-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Create Cheaper, High Performing LED


Assistant Professor of Physics Hanwei Gao and Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Biwu Ma are using a class of materials called organometal halide perovskites to build a highly functioning LED. They lay out their findings in the journal...
17-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researcher Develops Material to Create Sustainable Energy Source

In The Journal of Physical Chemistry, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes details how this new material efficiently captures sunlight and then, how the energy can be used to break down water into oxygen (O2) and...
2-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Maglab Research Paves Way for Flu Treatments

Led by Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Tim Cross and his team at the Florida State University-based National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, scientists delved into the complexities of exactly how the flu virus works and why it’s so effective...
2-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Alaskan Soil Thaw Sends Carbon Directly Back Into Atmosphere


Researchers find that permafrost organic material is so biodegradable that as soon as it thaws, the carbon is almost immediately consumed by single-cell organisms called microbes and then released back into the air as carbon dioxide, feeding the...
26-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU College of Social Work to Collaborate on Evaluation of Suicide Interventions for Middle-Age Men


With a $1.28 million, four-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control, the Florida State University College of Social Work and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) School of Social Work will evaluate new online suicide screening and...
22-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU Researchers Find Weight Discrimination Is Linked to Increased Risk of Mortality


Florida State University College of Medicine researchers Angelina R. Sutin and Antonio Terracciano have found that people who report being subjected to weight discrimination also have a greater risk of dying. Not because they may be overweight, but...
15-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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