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Can Parents Make Their Kids Smarter?

Florida State University criminology professor Kevin Beaver examined a nationally representative sample of youth alongside a sample of adopted children from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) and found evidence to...
30-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Maglab MRI Machine Provides in-Depth Analysis of Strokes

New research conducted at the Florida State University-based National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has revealed a new, innovative way to classify the severity of a stroke, aid in diagnosis and evaluate potential treatments.
9-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Research Offers New Way to Predict Hurricane Strength, Destruction

A new study by Florida State University researchers demonstrates a different way of projecting a hurricane’s strength and intensity that could give the public a better idea of a storm’s potential for destruction.
15-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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

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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

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