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FSU Researcher Finds Latino Men in the U.S. More Susceptible to Obesity

Moving to the United States could be taking a toll on the health of Latino men. A new study from Florida State University researcher Amy Ai found Latino men who are born or live in the United States for more than five years are more susceptible to...
17-Oct-2018 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Scorpion census: Researchers update global record of medically significant scorpions

In a new report, researchers documented 104 species spanning dozens of countries, providing a vital update to the global record of medically significant scorpions, or scorpions whose venom could be alternately gravely harmful or medically beneficial...
8-Oct-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Family of Rodents May Explain How Some Groups of Animals Become So Diverse

FSU Professor of Biological Science Scott Steppan and his former postdoctoral researcher John Schenk, now at Georgia Southern University, developed a new model that shows how geography can play a major role in how families of animals evolve and...
3-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Issues Over Ideology: FSU Researcher Finds Polarized Candidates Can Still Represent Constituents Best

America’s seemingly polarized elected officials might be the best representation of their constituents, according to a new study out of Florida State University.
19-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


A Key to Climate Stabilization Could be Buried Deep in the Mud

A new study led by Florida State University offers some hope that Earth’s soil carbon reservoirs might not be quite as vulnerable as experts predict.
18-Sep-2018 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites


FSU Researcher Finds Earth-Like Gravity May Solve Astronaut Vision Ailment

Exposure to artificial Earth-like gravity in space may be the answer to vision problems faced by astronauts.
13-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Most Fires in Florida go Undetected

New study indicates common satellite imaging technologies vastly underestimate number of fires in Florida, detecting only 25 percent of burn area.
13-Sep-2018 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


FSU Researcher Rooting Out the Errors in Storm Simulation Models

With the support of a $500,000 grant from the NOAA Research, Modeling, Analysis, Predictions and Projections Program (MAPP), researchers will develop diagnostic tools to identify the hidden biases that compromise high-powered climate models.
11-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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