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FSU Research: Microwave treatment is an inexpensive way to clean heavy metals from treated sewage

A team of Florida State University researchers studying new methods to remove toxic heavy metals from biosolids — the solid waste left over after sewage treatment — found the key is a brief spin through a microwave. The method removed three...
5-Dec-2019 11:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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FSU research: Ketamine could help men suffering from alcohol use disorder

Research from Florida State University is giving physicians a better understanding of ketamine, a potentially useful tool in treating depression that still has unanswered questions. A team of researchers working in the laboratory of Mohamed Kabbaj,...
19-Nov-2019 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Color, culture or cousin: FSU researcher explores interracial dating

A new study from Florida State University researcher Shantel G. Buggs examined how the growing population of multiracial women view interracial relationships and what that illustrates about American’s broader views about race.
15-Nov-2019 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

FSU research: Helicopter parenting hinders children's self-control skills

Parents who continue to hover over their children as they move through early adulthood and begin college: Please don’t.
13-Nov-2019 4:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

FSU researchers develop thin heat shield for superfast aircraft

The world of aerospace increasingly relies on carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites to build the structures of satellites, rockets and jet aircraft. But the life of those materials is limited by how they handle heat. A team of FAMU-FSU College...
12-Nov-2019 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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High-tech foam offers new tool for developing stem cells

Two Florida State University researchers are developing a high-tech material currently used in athletic equipment and prosthetics into a special tool to better develop stem cells. The work could improve drug screening, disease modeling, precision...
30-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FSU Research: Strong Storms Often Generate Earthquake-Like Seismic Activity

A Florida State University researcher has uncovered a new geophysical phenomenon where a hurricane or other strong storm can spark seismic events in the nearby ocean as strong as a 3.5 magnitude earthquake.
15-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fishing for Answers: Researchers Develop Tool to Incorporate Social, Cultural Concerns in Resource Management

Okamoto and a group of biologists, mathematicians, social scientists, resource managers and representatives of indigenous cultures have created tools that look at the social and cultural costs and benefits of different management strategies used to...
14-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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