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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...

Cells Are Crawling All Over Our Bodies
2011-10-19 03:28:51

Biologists at Florida State devise new way to watch how cells move For better and for worse, human health depends on a cell's motility —— the ability to crawl from place to place. In every human body, millions of cells —are crawling around doing mostly good deeds ——— though if any of those crawlers are cancerous, watch out. "This is not some horrible sci-fi movie come true but, instead, normal cells carrying out their daily duties," said Florida State...


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