Science and CSU



5 Things to Know Before You Take a Home DNA Test

Over the past few years, DNA home test kits like 23andMe and have made their way onto the shelves of virtually every drugstore in the country. Whether you want to learn more about your family heritage, understand your risk for certain diseases, or discover unknown relatives, these autos

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How to Be a 21st-Century Crimebuster

Your browser does not support the video tag. How to Be a 21st-Century CrimeBuSterBehind the Scenes At Cal State LA’s California Forensic Science Institute You've seen "Dexter," "CSI," and "Law &

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CSU Working to Foster More Great Minds in STEM

The California State University (CSU) is the largest system of senior higher education in the country, with 23 campuses, 50,800 faculty and staff and 479,000 students. Through its commitment to quality, opportunity and student success, the CSU is supporting and strengthening science, technology, eng

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When Stars Collide: CSUF Researchers Contribute to Space Discovery

The Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy Center at California State University, Fullerton is celebrating another first-of-its-kind, out-of-this-world discovery, this one occurring 130 million light-years away from Earth.One year after being recognized for assisting astronomy researc

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Big Problems, Small Solutions

Some of the biggest problems in applied science – such as personalized genome mapping and affordable renewable energy – require the aid of some of the world's smallest devices.  In the meticulously maintained clean room at CSU Northridge, students create and test these nanotech devices under th

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