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Thunderstorms spread mercury pollution

In the southern United States, an afternoon thunderstorm is part of a regular summer day. But new research shows those storms might be doing more than bringing some scary thunder and lightning.

dateAug 31, 2016 in Environment
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Team defines meaningful part of maize genome

Using a genetic mapping technique developed at Florida State University, FSU and Cornell University researchers have shown that a small percentage of the entire maize genome is responsible for almost half of a plant's trait ...

dateMay 16, 2016 in Biotechnology
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New strategy helps quantum bits stay on task

Scientists at Florida State University's National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) have demonstrated a way to improve the performance of the powerful but persnickety building blocks of quantum computers, called quantum ...

dateMar 17, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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