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FSU geologists publish new findings on carbonate melts in Earth’s mantle

Geologists from Florida State University’s Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science have discovered how carbon-rich molten rock in the Earth’s upper mantle might affect the movement of seismic waves.
4-Aug-2020 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU engineering researchers harness wind data to help meet energy needs in Florida

Florida is one of several states in the Southeast where wind energy is virtually nonexistent, which is one reason wind farms have not been an economically viable energy source in the region. But a new study from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering...
30-Jul-2020 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FSU biologist uses genome database to investigate cancer cells

Florida State University Professor of Biological Science David Gilbert is using the latest information about the human genome as a guide to better understand cancer. Gilbert and his FSU colleagues were part of a team that compared different cancer...
29-Jul-2020 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FSU biologists shed light on how cells move resources

Florida State University researchers have new insight into the tiny packages that cells use to move molecules, a structure that is key to cellular metabolism, drug delivery and more.
23-Jul-2020 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bright Spots Could Be Key to Securing the Future of Declining Coral Reefs

In recent decades, the decline of living hard coral on reefs around the world has raised concerns among marine experts. For years, the presumption was that decline signaled that an entire reef’s future was threatened. A study by Florida State...
21-Jul-2020 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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MagLab awarded $1.5M by U.S. Department of Energy to develop better superconductors

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded scientists at the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory $1.5 million to develop more efficient, robust superconductors that could lead to powerful particle accelerators...
17-Jul-2020 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FSU biologist part of team that discovered new record for highest-living mammal

It was a surprising thing to see on the otherwise lifeless peak of a South American volcano — a mouse, specifically a yellow-rumped leaf-eared mouse, or Phyllotis xanthopygus, scurrying among the rocks on the summit.The find was especially...
17-Jul-2020 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists discover heavy elements chemistry can change at high pressures

An international team of researchers has demonstrated how curium — element 96 in the periodic table and one of the last that can be seen with the naked eye — responds to the application of high pressure created by squeezing a sample between two...
13-Jul-2020 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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