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The world on their backs: Loggerhead sea turtles host diverse community of miniature organisms

There is a world of life on the backs of loggerhead sea turtles, and it’s more abundant and diverse than scientists knew. An international team led by Florida State University researchers found that more than double the number of organisms than...
1-Jun-2020 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FSU Researcher Detects Unknown Submarine Landslides in Gulf of Mexico

A Florida State University researcher has used new detection methods to identify 85 previously unknown submarine landslides that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico between 2008 and 2015, leading to questions about the stability of oil rigs and other...
18-May-2020 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Hurricanes from scratch': FSU researchers find even small disturbances can trigger catastrophic storms

You’ve probably seen the satellite images that show a hurricane developing: thick white clouds clumping together, arms spinning around a central eye as it heads for the coast. After decades of research, meteorologists still have questions about...
13-May-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fundamentals of Physics Help Engineers Study Mysteries of Termite Mounds

When FAMU-FSU Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Neda Yaghoobian looks at a termite mound, she sees more than a pile of dirt. She sees an engineered structure.
8-May-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FAMU-FSU Researcher Awarded NSF Funding for Covid-19 Impact on Municipal Solid Waste Management Facilities

A FAMU-FSU College of Engineering researcher has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to examine waste-management system-related challenges in the pandemic environment across several states.
8-May-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU Research: For better emergency management planning, consider stress and frustration

When a hurricane is dangerous enough to prompt evacuations, thousands of people find themselves fleeing at once. Emergency planning officials want to know the best ways to safely and quickly evacuate their residents. That’s often meant focusing on...
7-May-2020 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study finds that uploading photos to social media leaves self-image starving

By: Mark Blackwell Thomas | Published: May 6, 2020 | 1:03 pm | SHARE: Editing and uploading those flattering selfies in the hopes of appearing your best actually leaves you feeling worse and increases the risk of an eating disorder, Florida...
6-May-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

FSU researchers study Gulf of Mexico in international collaboration

Florida State University and partner universities investigated current baseline conditions in the southern Gulf of Mexico to create a series of maps and guides that detail the distribution of carbon, nitrogen and the carbon-14 isotope.
6-May-2020 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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