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2010-10-14 11:06:16

No matter how you slice it, watermelon has a lot going for it –– sweet, low calorie, high fiber, nutrient rich –– and now, there's more.

2010-10-12 16:49:02

Using a combination of high-powered computers and advanced experimental magnetic resonance data, a Florida State University biophysical chemist has developed techniques that improve the way scientists can study and predict the structure and dynamics of proteins found in the human body.

2010-10-05 13:46:43

A study by two Florida State University biochemists makes an important contribution to science's understanding of a serious problem causing concern worldwide: the growing resistance of some harmful bacteria to the drugs that were intended to kill them.

2010-09-30 14:37:20

In recent human trials for a promising new class of drug designed to target the hepatitis C virus (HCV) without shutting down the immune system, some of the HCV strains being treated exhibited signs of drug resistance.

2010-09-22 14:20:15

We've all heard the saying about people who can't walk and chew gum at the same time, but it turns out that walking and talking is difficult enough, especially for people with Parkinson's disease who are at increased risk for falls with injury.

2010-09-03 12:16:26

The academic performance of adolescents will suffer in at least one of four key subjects –– English, math, science, history –– if their DNA contains one or more of three specific dopamine gene variations.

2010-09-01 08:30:00

CHELSEA, Mass., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida State University students, faculty and fans will soon taste a change in the hot dogs and sausages available to them at Doak Campbell Stadium, Dick Howser Stadium and the Seminole Soccer Complex.

2010-07-14 13:50:58

A landmark study by Florida State University biologists, in collaboration with scientists in Britain, is the first to identify a life-or-death "cell competition" process in mammalian tissue that suppresses cancer by causing cancerous cells to kill themselves.

2010-07-06 14:10:20

As recession-weary consumers learn to make do with less in this, the real world, there is one area where they're still willing to spend freely: in online, "virtual" ones.

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2010-06-16 07:35:00

NSF to build one of world's most powerful mass spectrometers to study biology, fuels.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.