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Once infected, microorganisms carry new genes for methane production, study finds

29
February
2024

In a new study, scientists have discovered that viruses that infect microbes contribute to climate change by playing a key role in cycling methane, a potent greenhouse gas, through the environment.

Campus

February
20,
2024
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Cassi Shaffer has been a police officer at The Ohio State University Police Division (OSUPD) since 2008. Two years ago, she successfully completed the Department of Homeland Security’s National Threat Evaluation and Reporting Program Office’s
February
08,
2024
| 06:29 AM America/New_York
Ohio State is bringing specialized teletherapy, academic accommodation support and more mental health and well-being resources and programs to students as part of a nearly $2.5 million award from the state of Ohio.
February
07,
2024
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University’s fully online programs have again been recognized among the top programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Programs rankings.

Science & Medicine

February
16,
2024
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
 In a new study, researchers have developed a method for capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, powered by clean and relatively inexpensive geothermal energy. 
February
13,
2024
| 12:12 PM America/New_York
Researchers have developed the largest-ever dataset of biological images suitable for use by machine learning – and a new vision-based artificial intelligence tool to learn from it.
February
13,
2024
| 07:37 AM America/New_York
A new study examines the circumstances behind who is found at fault when cars hit pedestrians in an urban area.

Arts & Humanities

February
26,
2024
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
In another lifetime, Christa Teston might have worked in usability testing.“I’m genuinely curious about how people navigate technologies, documents and other forms of messaging,” she said.
November
28,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
In Sahar Khoury’s “Umm,” an autumn 2023 exhibition commissioned by The Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University, the artist’s background as an anthropologist and persistent interest in items abandoned and re-assembled anchor her
October
09,
2023
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
When Elizabeth Weiser came to Newark to interview for a job at The Ohio State University’s regional campus, she was offered a tour of local neighborhoods and schools. She declined both in favor of something else.

The Conversation

February
06,
2024
| 17:01 PM America/New_York
Ohio State researchers have found that special-event drinking does affect parenting behavior – but in different ways depending on the event.
January
17,
2024
| 15:08 PM America/New_York
The NRA is in a financial spiral. Its shrinking budget has begotten a shrinking member base, leading to an even smaller budget, according to an Ohio State accounting professor. It may be hard to stem.
December
08,
2023
| 10:46 AM America/New_York
Ohio State Professor Ashley Landers’ work focuses on the health and well-being of Native American families that have experienced family separation by way of the foster care system and adoption.

Sports

February
14,
2024
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
When Katelyn Abeln turned 13, she aged out of her 4-H BB gun team, so she and her father, Jerry, started one for air pistol. At that young age, Abeln never imagined it would lead her to the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.
January
17,
2024
| 16:17 PM America/New_York
Ohio State President Walter “Ted” Carter Jr. today announced that Ross Bjork will become the university’s next senior vice president and Wolfe Foundation-Eugene Smith Endowed Athletics Director, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. Bjork, who
October
17,
2023
| 09:02 AM America/New_York
When he arrived at The Ohio State University in 2018, Kellyn Gerenstein had two goals: study engineering and play for the varsity football team as a walk-on. Football was a cornerstone of his life. When he couldn’t get an immediate walk-on tryout,

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The World Feels the Trump Touch

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Feb
2024
www.nytimes.com

Teenagers with more siblings have worse mental health, study suggests

02
Feb
2024
www.theguardian.com