If you want to understand what happens when seawater becomes more acidic, ask an oyster farmer. Specifically, talk to one in the Pacific Northwest. Researchers still aren't sure how ocean acidification (OA) affects ocean water exactly, but oyster...
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Too many of the plastic cups, chip bags, cigarette butts and take-out containers you see littering California’s beaches don’t stay on the sand. An estimated 17.6 billion pounds of plastic make their way into the world’s oceans annually, the...
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Those beaches, as we know them today at least, almost certainly will not last. By the end of the 21st century, more than $150 billion in property along our coast could be under water. That's because the level of the sea is rising at an alarming...
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Sometimes an obstacle to a student's success can start within their own mind—how they perceive their skills in a challenging subject, such as mathematics. Educators have discovered that fostering a growth mindset—or an attitude of facing...
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Beginning October 1, 2019, all 23 California State University (CSU) campuses will accept applications for admission to the fall 2020 term. Students interested in attending any CSU campus can apply online at the university's application portal: Cal...
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The California State University will honor 23 students, one from each campus, who have been selected to receive the 2019 Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement. The students will be recognized during the first day of the upcoming Board of...
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California is home to 800 square miles of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) that provide refuge to some of the most iconic and diverse marine species. What began as an effort to conserve and protect the state’s marine ecosystems now has the potential...
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The CSU Summer Algebra Institute boosts high schoolers’ math and quantitative reasoning skills for the path to college.
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More than 118,000 CSU students are currently enrolled in at least one online class, yet misconceptions persist about online education. New to the idea? Here are five factors you might not know.
17-Aug-2018 1:30 PM EDT
Dr. Pablo Costa, a leading researcher and assistant professor at CSU Fullerton, says these habits could avoid some of the most common sprains and strains.
10-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT
San Francisco State professors say there’s a strong link between digital addiction — especially in the form of compulsive smartphone use — and anxiety and depression.
2-May-2018 4:00 PM EDT
Every day, James Bowles uses 15 years of military medical experience to lead Stanislaus State’s renowned nursing simulation program. In the process he’s helping to prepare hundreds of students to change health care as we know it.
29-Mar-2018 5:00 AM EDT
CSU Bakersfield microbiology professor Antje Lauer says the state is tracking toward an epidemic of the infectious lung disease.
6-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST
Research by San Francisco State professor Ryan Howell says it’s what we buy that really matters to our well-being.
5-Mar-2018 7:05 PM EST
When the 90th Academy Awards take place this Sunday, March 4, audiences will no doubt hear about not just the cinematic achievements of the past year but also the strides made in building more diversity in entertainment.
And while there has been...
1-Mar-2018 6:05 AM EST
A CSU Northridge microbial ecologist and his students are investigating a gut bacteria that may affect weight gain and obesity.
17-Jan-2018 5:00 PM EST