Latest San Francisco State University Stories

2014-04-22 23:12:41

SFSU apparel design students to transform damaged, first-quality jeans into sustainable fashion that rocks. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 WHO:     Goodwill of San Francisco, San Mateo & Marin Counties (SF Goodwill), San Francisco State University (SFSU), Levi Strauss & Co., SFSU Apparel Design Students/Tailors, Denim Guru/Holy Stich founder Julian Dash WHAT:      The SFSU community will get the chance to purchase unworn...

2014-04-02 12:32:00

Study shows shoppers might buy material items because of mistaken belief they provide more value Despite knowing that buying life experiences will make them happier than buying material items, shoppers might continue to spend money on the latter because they mistakenly believe items are a better value, according to a San Francisco State University study published today. That belief, however, isn't accurate. Those surveyed after making a purchase rated life experiences both making them...

2014-03-31 23:37:07

Top Tier Panelists from Onyx Pharmaceuticals, BioMarin Pharmaceutical, San Francisco State University, and Clinovo Share Experience on How to Conduct Successful Outsourcing Strategies Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Outsourcing experts from Onyx Pharmaceuticals, San Francisco State University (SFSU), BioMarin Pharmaceutical, and Clinovo discussed the topic 'Manage In-house and Outsourced Clinical Trials: Vendor Selection, Project Coordination, and Resource Management' at the...

Dominance Is Athlete's First Reaction In Victory
2014-01-10 14:42:23

San Francisco State University Body language, also called 'triumph,' stronger in victors from cultures that emphasize hierarchy Upon victory, an athlete's initial and instinctive reaction is one that displays dominance over his or her opponent, according to a new study published today in the journal Motivation and Emotion. Such body language, known as a "dominance threat display" and labeled as "triumph" in other studies, was observed in winners of Olympic and Paralympic judo...

New Exoplanet Pisces
2014-01-10 07:43:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of astronomers led by Stephen Kane of San Francisco State University (SFSU) has discovered a new giant planet that could have twice the mass of Jupiter. The new planet is located in a star system within the Pisces constellation, and could help scientists gain new insight into how extrasolar planets, or exoplanets, are formed. This new star system contains just one star, as do three other systems containing extrasolar...

Deadly Fungus Cause Of Frog Declines In The Andes
2013-12-13 07:25:23

San Francisco State University Amphibians at high elevations can tolerate temperature changes, but susceptible to deadly fungus A deadly fungus, and not climate change as is widely believed, is the primary culprit behind the rapid decline of frog populations in the Andes mountains, according to a new study published today in the journal Conservation Biology. Frogs living at higher elevations can tolerate increasing temperatures, researchers found, but their habitats fall within the...

Carbon-sequestering Ocean Plants May Handle Climate Changes Over The Long Run
2013-08-26 14:33:35

San Francisco State University A year-long experiment on tiny ocean organisms called coccolithophores suggests that the single-celled algae may still be able to grow their calcified shells even as oceans grow warmer and more acidic in Earth's near future. The study stands in contrast to earlier studies suggesting that coccolithophores would fail to build strong shells in acidic waters. The world's oceans are expected to become more acidic as human activities pump increasing amounts of...

2013-06-27 23:22:12

• InnVentas starts operations with a growing portfolio of emerging and established Mexican and Latin American contemporary artists. • InnVentas is a Mexican start-up, led by a young entrepreneur that attended San Francisco State University and Harvard University as an international student during his college education. Mexico City (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 InnVentas announces the launch of the first professional art and design e-commerce platform in Mexico and Latin America, which will...

Growth Of Toxic Algae Caused By Nitrogen From Pollution And Natural Sources
2013-02-07 10:17:49

San Francisco State University Nitrogen in ocean waters fuels the growth of two tiny but toxic phytoplankton species that are harmful to marine life and human health, warns a new study published in the Journal of Phycology. Researchers from San Francisco State University found that nitrogen entering the ocean -- whether through natural processes or pollution -- boosts the growth and toxicity of a group of phytoplankton that can cause the human illness Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning....

Word of the Day
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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.