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Discovery Changes How Scientists Examine Rarest Elements of Periodic Table


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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