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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.

Video Games May Not Boost Cognition
2011-09-18 05:15:44

Wouldn't it be nice if all those hours kids spent glued to their PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 or Nintendo DS video games actually resulted in something tangible?

2011-08-24 11:33:06

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory moves closer to 100-tesla mark.

2011-08-18 14:58:01

When it comes to improving bone health in postmenopausal women — and people of all ages, actually — a Florida State University researcher has found a simple, proactive solution to help prevent fractures and osteoporosis: eating dried plums.

2011-08-13 00:00:30

Scott Price, Managing Director of A-lign CPAs, was honored to speak at the Summer 2011 Florida State University College of Business Master’s Hooding Ceremony which was held on their campus on August 5, 2011.

2011-07-24 00:02:03

On Friday, July 22, 2011, Full Sail University held a groundbreaking event to celebrate the start of construction on the university’s latest on-campus facility, an 86,000+ square foot design-build project.

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2011-07-14 06:30:00

A custom-built, $2 and a half million "split magnet" system with the potential to revolutionize scientific research in a variety of fields has made its debut at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.