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New Clues Shed Light On Importance Of Earth’s Ice Sheets

Study Stems from Antarctic Expedition to Drill Through Glaciers
23-Nov-2020 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Making the Best Decision: Math Shows Diverse Thinkers Equal Better Results

A Florida State University researcher published a new study today that tackles how groups make decisions and the dynamics that make for fast and accurate decision making. He found that networks that consisted of both impulsive and deliberate...
16-Nov-2020 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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FSU researchers investigate material properties for longer-lasting, more efficient solar cells

Florida State University Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Lea Nienhaus and former FSU postdoctoral researcher Sarah Wieghold are helping to understand the fundamental processes in a material known as perovskites, work that could...
26-Oct-2020 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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USAID-Florida State University partnership set to boost teacher training systems in Zambia

The Learning Systems Institute (LSI) at Florida State University will lead a five-year, $15 million project sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve pre-service teacher training in Zambia. LSI faculty, in...
15-Oct-2020 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FSU researchers find diverse communities comprise bacterial mats threatening coral reefs

Florida State University researchers found that the bacterial mats threatening coral health are more diverse and complex than scientists previously knew.
15-Oct-2020 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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College of Medicine researcher makes novel discoveries in preventing epileptic seizures

A team of researchers from the Florida State University College of Medicine has found that an amino acid produced by the brain could play a crucial role in preventing a type of epileptic seizure.
13-Oct-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Polar ice, atmospheric water vapor biggest drivers of variation among climate models

A Florida State University researcher is part of a team that has found varying projections on global warming trends put forth by climate change scientists can be explained by differing models’ predictions regarding ice loss and atmospheric water...
7-Oct-2020 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New climate model helps researchers better predict water needs

New research from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering combines climate and land use projections to predict water availability, information that is crucial for the preparations of resource managers and land-use planners.
6-Oct-2020 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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