Ohio State News

11
August
2020

Research identifies ‘sweet spot’ of added correction that doesn’t compromise vision

Bifocal contact lenses aren’t just for aging eyes anymore. In nearsighted kids as young as 7 years old, multifocal contact lenses with a heavy dose of added reading power can dramatically slow further progression of myopia, new research has found.

Campus

July
21,
2020
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
New research at The Ohio State University finds students believe their university-provided iPads are a valuable tool for their education.
June
25,
2020
| 20:30 PM America/New_York
Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake today announced that the university will hold a virtual commencement on Sunday, Aug. 9.
June
03,
2020
| 17:11 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University today announced that it plans to resume in-person classes for the autumn semester. The announcement was made by President Michael V. Drake at a meeting of the Board of Trustees and in a message to the university

Science & Medicine

July
21,
2020
| 09:42 AM America/New_York
Infusing prepared foods with an edible coating that contains green tea extract may lower consumers’ chances of catching the highly contagious norovirus by eating contaminated food, new research suggests.
July
16,
2020
| 09:27 AM America/New_York
Requirements for consumers to wear masks at public places like retail stores and restaurants are very similar to smoking bans, according to three university experts. Writing in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, the professors say mask
June
24,
2020
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
The rapid politicization of the COVID-19 pandemic can be seen in messages members of the U.S. Congress sent about the issue on the social media site Twitter, a new analysis found.

Arts & Humanities

June
18,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
A music video created by Beyoncé Knowles and Sean Jay-Z Carter and featuring them in Paris’ famed Louvre Museum ignited conversations about who have traditionally been invited to show their work – and interact with objects of art – in museums. In a
May
28,
2020
| 07:23 AM America/New_York
New research provides insight into how housing prices and neighborhood values have become polarized in some urban areas, with the rich getting richer and the poor becoming poorer.
April
20,
2020
| 06:54 AM America/New_York
When faced with a decision, people may know which choice gives them the best chance of success, but still take the other option, a new study suggests.

The Conversation

July
20,
2020
| 07:19 AM America/New_York
To get the COVID-19 pandemic under control and keep it from flaring up again, contact tracing is critical, but persuading everyone who tests positive to share where they’ve been and with whom relies on trust and cooperation.

Sports

July
28,
2020
| 12:55 PM America/New_York
With Ohio Stadium expected to be at reduced capacity this season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is offering season ticket holders a chance to rethink their options before the first
July
09,
2020
| 17:54 PM America/New_York
The Big Ten Conference announced today that it will move to a conference-only schedule for fall sports.
June
18,
2020
| 14:13 PM America/New_York
College football heavyweights Ohio State and Alabama, who gave the country one of the great games in post-season history the last time they met in the 2014 College Football Playoff semifinals at the Sugar Bowl, have scheduled a home-and-home

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