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SDSU researchers discovered a new planet, Kepler 47b, a circumbinary planet.

SDSU researchers discover new planet

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // May 1, 2019

A group of San Diego State astronomers located a third planet within the Kepler 47 system with findings unique to other circumbinary planet discoveries....

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Associate Professor of biology Rulon Clark worked on a study that gave insight into the kangaroo rats ability to fight off predators.

SDSU researcher gains insight into the defense mechanisms used by kangaroo rats

by Michael Cline, Senior Staff Writer // April 22, 2019

Research conducted by San Diego State doctoral students on the kangaroo rat, using high-speed cameras to demonstrate their ability to fight off predators,...

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Athenian Vase Painting (Credit: The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

3D Greek digital photographic library allows researchers to piece together remnants of the past

by Nakia Richardson, Staff Writer // January 14, 2019

In a tech-savvy world, SDSU’s Classics department is adopting more innovative means in which students can take a look at ancient artifacts - without...

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Photo courtesy of SDSU Newscenter

Three SDSU students win prestigious NASA fellowships

by Daniel Guerrero, Staff Writer // January 7, 2019

Three San Diego State students have been awarded NASA fellowships to fund their individual graduate research and give them first-hand experience working...

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Research reveals similar eating disorder rates in young boys, girls

Research reveals similar eating disorder rates in young boys, girls

by Olivia Li, Staff Writer // December 13, 2018

San Diego State researchers recently discovered new information about eating disorders after being some of the first in the field to analyze them in children...

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An SDSU student smokes a cigarette on campus — where smoking is prohibited.

‘Thirdhand smoke’ can be embedded in furniture, fabrics, SDSU research says

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // December 13, 2018

A new San Diego State study shows tobacco smoke can embed traces of toxins into furniture and fabrics. SDSU Department of Psychology Chairman Georg E....

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Community forum addresses developments in autism research

Community forum addresses developments in autism research

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // December 7, 2018

The San Diego State Center For Autism and Developmental Disorders held a community forum to commence the opening of their new center on Nov. 30 in Storm...

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Latest campus research points to methods for faster, cheaper census gathering

Latest campus research points to methods for faster, cheaper census gathering

by Nakia Richardson, Contributor // December 5, 2018

Researchers may have found a new way of conducting the census that saves money, time and a headache. James Kelly, a masters student at San Diego State,...

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Psychology professor Jennifer Thomas won the MERIT award for her research into the reversal of the effects of prenatal alcohol syndrome.

Professor seeks solution to prenatal alcohol exposure, wins prestigious award

by Gian Matteo Sacchetti, Staff Writer // November 19, 2018

Psychology professor Jennifer Thomas won the prestigious MERIT award for her research on how to reverse alcohol’s effects on young people’s brains. The...

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A funnel-web spider in SDSU Professor Marshall Hedins lab. A recent study from the lab showed that funnel-web and mouse spiders, both native to Australia, are more closely related than previously thought.

Spider research shows close relation between two species

by Lauren J. Mapp, Staff Writer // March 9, 2018

Two venomous spider species — the funnel-web and mouse spiders — have recently been found to be more closely related than previously thought, according...

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Off the coast of the western United States could lie remnants of the first Americans migration from Eurasia thousands of years ago, according to SDSU researchers Todd Braje and Jillian Maloney.

SDSU researchers look for signs of how humans first arrived in the Americas

by Paulette Villicana, Staff Writer // January 23, 2018

Two San Diego State researchers have completed the second year of a four-year program of searching for underwater archaeological sites along the West Coast. SDSU...

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Special Commentary: Students need to learn to spot fake news

by Kia Mesri // December 15, 2017

Fake news is plaguing society — causing fallacies in knowledge and research. With technology and resources at our fingertips, it can be easy for students...

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