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New research stems from the sun

Sometimes, you have to go back to go forward. Sounds strange, but it's what one National High Magnetic Field Laboratory physicist did when he harnessed the primal power of the sun to solve a perplexing, high-tech problem. ...

Jan 27, 2011
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An earlier start on diagnosing breast, prostate cancers

Using biological samples taken from patients and state-of-the-art biochemical techniques, a Florida State University researcher is working to identify a variety of "biomarkers" that might provide earlier warnings of the presence ...

Jan 10, 2011
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Study finds watermelon lowers blood pressure

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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. Evidence from a pilot study led by food scientists ...

Oct 13, 2010
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Hepatitis C virus faces new weapon

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 ...

Sep 29, 2010
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Low grades in adolescence linked to dopamine genes

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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 ...

Sep 02, 2010
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'Cradle of Hope' earns patent for FSU creators

An alumna of the interior design program and a facilities engineer from the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at The Florida State University have received a patent for their prototype of a portable ...

Jul 22, 2010
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