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The secrets behind T. rex’s bone crushing bites: Researchers find dinosaur could crush 8,000 pounds

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The giant Tyrannosaurus rex pulverized bones by biting down with forces equaling the weight of three small cars while simultaneously generating world record tooth pressures, according to a new study by a Florida State University-Oklahoma State University research team.


FSU technology cracks, fixes passwords

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Software Builds Stronger Passwords to Protect Against Hacks

Inside the E-Crime Investigative Technologies Laboratory at Florida State University, researchers are focused on one mission — to develop the most sophisticated software possible to crack passwords.


New plutonium discovery lights way for FSU chemistry professor’s work to clean up nuclear waste

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Plutonium has long been part of many countries’ nuclear energy strategies, but scientists are still unlocking the mysteries behind this complicated element and seeing how they can use heavier, nuclear elements to clean up nuclear waste.


Making the numbers work: Researchers use math to develop personalized chemo treatments

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A team of Florida State University researchers is using mathematical modeling to find the best and most effective chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients.


National Science Foundation awards FSU graduate students prestigious fellowships

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A record number of Florida State University students have received the highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.


Think brain games make you smarter? Think again, FSU researchers say

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Be skeptical of ads declaring you can rev up your brain’s performance by challenging it with products from the growing brain-training industry. Science does not support many of the claims.

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