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2009-06-19 13:57:32

Reductions in the flow of the Apalachicola River have far-reaching effects that could prove detrimental to grouper and other reef fish populations in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico, according to a new Florida State University study that may provide new ammunition for states engaged in a nearly two-decade water war.

2009-06-08 10:59:00

Exclusive Information on Charlie Crist, Reubin Askew, Bud Chiles, Bill McCollum, Phil Lewis, Claude Kirk, J.D.

2009-06-05 11:20:00

Boys who carry a particular variation of the gene Monoamine oxidase A (MAOA), sometimes called the "warrior gene," are more likely not only to join gangs but also to be among the most violent members and to use weapons.

2009-06-02 11:33:55

Informing men that a new vaccine to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV) would also help protect their female partners against developing cervical cancer from the sexually transmitted infection did not increase their interest in getting the vaccine, according to a new Florida State University study.

2009-05-06 08:15:00

Sharks, barracuda and other large predatory fishes disappear on Caribbean coral reefs as human populations rise, endangering the region's marine food web and ultimately its reefs and fisheries.

2009-03-25 09:16:54

Among zebrafish, the eyes have it. Inside them is a mosaic of light-sensitive cells whose structure and functions are nearly identical to those of humans.

2009-03-22 21:40:00

Florida State football Coach Bobby Bowden says NCAA sanctions levied recently against the school were too harsh.

2009-03-16 06:30:00

Scientists warn New York City could be at risk to damage from hurricanes and storm surges because they predict global warming could lift sea levels twice as fast as global rates.

2009-03-06 19:17:21

The NCAA has put Florida State University on four years probation for major violations including academic fraud involving 61 student-athletes across 10 sports. In addition to probation, the Atlantic Coast Conference school was hit with reduced scholarships and several records were vacated, the NCAA said in a news release.

2009-03-06 15:37:40

The NCAA hit Florida State with a number of penalties for major violations including academic fraud across 10 sports involving more than 60 student-athletes. The ACC school received four years probation, reduced scholarships, and several records were vacated. Florida State University officials are pleased that the NCAA's Committee on Infractions, the school said in a statement to the Tallahassee Democrat.

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