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FSU Researchers Look to Natural Products to Shed Light on Protein Interactions in Cancer, Neurological Diseases

A team of Florida State University researchers from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry found that a natural product from the fungus Fusicoccum amygdali stabilizes a family of proteins in the cell that mediate important signaling pathways...
11-Feb-2020 1:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rapid Weather Swings Increase Flu Risk

New research from a team of Florida State University scientists shows that rapid weather variability as a result of climate change could increase the risk of a flu epidemic in some highly populated regions in the late 21st century.
30-Jan-2020 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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FSU researchers find certain clinical steps can reduce firearm-related suicide

About 47,000 Americans die by suicide annually; more than half are by firearm. Now, researchers at Florida State University have found that certain clinical steps that encourage basic firearm safety could reduce that number.Their study, published in...
29-Jan-2020 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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FSU Research: Despite less ozone pollution, not all plants benefit

Policies and new technologies have reduced emissions of precursor gases that lead to ozone air pollution, but despite those improvements, the amount of ozone that plants are taking in has not followed the same trend, according to Florida State...
22-Jan-2020 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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FSU Research: Male and female firefighters have different problems with protective suits

When female firefighters put on the protective suits they need for their work, they’re often using gear that has been designed for a male body.Because of that mismatch, the suits don’t fit as well as they should, and their mobility is impaired....
16-Jan-2020 10:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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FSU study aids fight against HIV, hepatitis B

A discovery by Florida State University College of Medicine researchers is expected to open the door for new and more potent treatment options for many of the more than 36 million people worldwide infected with the HIV virus and for others...
8-Jan-2020 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

FSU researchers create model of collaborative problem solving

If you want to get things done in the 21st century, collaboration is key. To better understand this important skill, two Florida State University researchers joined a team developing a model for collaborative problem solving — coordination...
7-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

FSU researchers use mechanical engineering, scientific computing and forestry to better understand prescribed burns

In the effort to mitigate destructive wildfires, wildland managers often fight those uncontrolled fires with prescribed fire — carefully controlled burns to safely eliminate the vegetation that piles up on forest floors and adds to potential...
12-Dec-2019 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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