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2012-03-22 14:21:35

Previous world record shattered during six-experiment pulse LOS ALAMOS, N.M., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory's biggest magnet facility today met the grand challenge of producing magnetic fields in excess of 100 tesla while conducting six different experiments. The hundred-tesla level is roughly equivalent to 2 million times Earth's magnetic field. "This is our moon shot, we've worked toward this for a decade and a half,"...

2012-03-15 11:29:13

New technology being developed at Florida State University could significantly decrease the cost of drug discovery, potentially leading to increased access to high-quality health care and cancer patients receiving personalized chemotherapy treatments. The details, which are spelled out in a recent publication of the journal Biomaterials, outline the work of Steven Lenhert, a Florida State biology assistant professor and principal investigator on the research effort. “Right now,...

2012-03-02 19:05:00

Brian Murphy receives first ever Recent Alumni Achievement Award from FSU. Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Florida State University (FSU) established its first Recent Alumni Achievement Award. With over ten years of success, ReliaQuest CEO and President Brian Murphy was selected to receive the FSU College of Business First Recent Alumni Achievement award. Murphy received this award due to his significant professional and personal achievements since graduating FSU in 2000. "I am honored...

2012-02-21 08:00:00

ReliaQuest CEO and President was guest speaker at FSU College of Business workshop. Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 ReliaQuest CEO and President, Brian Murphy, spoke to multiple business communication classes at Florida State University(FSU) Wednesday, Jan. 18. While visiting FSU, he also spoke at the College of Business Coffee and Careers Development Workshop. As CEO and president of project staffing and integration services firm, ReliaQuest, Brian Murphy is an expert when it comes...

2012-02-10 22:41:31

A new study led by two Florida State University marketing professors finds that some frontline service employees who are rewarded for hikes in customer loyalty and satisfaction also may engage in "service sweethearting," a clandestine practice that costs their employers billions of dollars annually in lost revenue. The study, the first to examine the employee and customer sides of this activity, will appear in the upcoming issue of the Journal of Marketing, a publication of the American...

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2012-01-26 04:00:58

Your genes could be a strong predictor of whether you stray into a life of crime, according to a research paper co-written by UT Dallas criminologist Dr. J.C. Barnes. “Examining the Genetic Underpinnings to Moffitt´s Developmental Taxonomy: A Behavior Genetic Analysis” detailed the study´s findings in a recent issue of Criminology. The paper was written with Dr. Kevin M. Beaver from Florida State University and Dr. Brian B. Boutwell at Sam Houston State University....

2011-12-15 16:36:59

You're in search of a new coffee maker, and the simple quest becomes, well, an ordeal. After doing copious amounts of research and reading dozens of consumer reviews, you finally make a purchase, only to wonder: "Was this the right choice? Could I do better? What is the return policy?" Reality check: Is this you? If so, new research from Florida State University may shed some light on your inability to make a decision that you'll be happy with. Joyce Ehrlinger, an assistant professor...

2011-12-02 18:27:41

Florida is home to one of the highest percentages of residents ages 65 and older in the United States, but very few of them have thought ahead to a time when they will no longer be able to drive a vehicle safely or considered how they will get around without a car, according to a new survey developed by Florida State University and the Florida Department of Transportation. In fact, 13 percent of survey respondents indicated they would not stop driving at all, with 3 percent expressing the...

2011-11-30 14:39:47

Study identifies risk factors for those most in need of treatment A Florida State University clinical psychologist has identified factors that could cause some women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to have chronic, persistent symptoms while others recover naturally over time. At the conclusion of a two-year study of women from across the nation, Assistant Professor Jesse R. Cougle found that those with PTSD who reported a history of rape or severe childhood physical abuse...

2011-10-27 06:30:00

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Senator Jim King Leadership Award for excellence in biomedical research was presented by FL CURED chairman Karen Moore, founder and CEO of Moore Consulting Group, at the annual BioFlorida Conference in Tampa. The 2011 co-winners were Dr. William Dalton, President and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center and Dr. Myra Hurt, Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Research at the Florida State University College of Medicine. Senator Jim King, who passed...