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Cancer survivors reap benefits of weight training

A Florida State University study is working with postmenopausal breast cancer survivors by putting them on a weight training program. Through that study, researchers at Florida State University and other institutions found that if you put female breast cancer survivors on a weight training program and fed them prunes, they could at least maintain their […]

Seeping arctic methane could damage Florida Coast

Methane gas, a powerful greenhouse gas, is seeping out of the arctic crysophere, causing climate to warm and sea level to rise at an accelerated rate. Florida State University professor Jeff Chanton and a team of researchers believe coastal areas in Florida could be severely affected by this problem within the next 50 to 100 […]

New device helps premature babies one lullaby at a time

Florida State University professor Jayne Standley has developed a musical device that helps premature babies grow and become healthy. The Pacifier Activated Lullaby Device, or PAL, uses a specially wired pacifier and speaker that provides a soothing lullaby when the baby sucks on it properly. The lullaby encourages the infant to continue to suck, essentially […]