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Ohio State News (Conversation)

2020
September
14,
2020
| 10:53 AM America/New_York
Building public trust in immunizations requires more than a pledge from vaccine manufacturers, an Ohio State expert says. It will take action by Congress to create a "coronavirus social safety net." ...
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September
12,
2020
| 11:21 AM America/New_York
Although the first records of brides garbed in white reach far back into the annals of history, it only became standard fashion over the last 80 years. ...
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September
11,
2020
| 14:14 PM America/New_York
Over four years of college, students develop positive attitudes for political liberals but not conservatives, research suggests. ...
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September
09,
2020
| 14:28 PM America/New_York
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed glaring deficiencies in the U.S. manufacturing sector’s ability to provide necessary products – especially amidst a crisis. ...
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September
04,
2020
| 07:59 AM America/New_York
In this interview, Lonnie Thompson and Ellen Mosley-Thompson explain how ice cores preserve evidence of rare but impactful changes in Earth’s history often called “black swan” events, as well as smaller environmental changes and why it is necessary t...
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August
18,
2020
| 13:48 PM America/New_York
As a new school year gets underway, here are tips that teachers and families can follow to curb the problems with remote learning due to COVID-19. ...
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August
15,
2020
| 08:40 AM America/New_York
While the coronavirus hammers Mexico, some Indigenous communities in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca are finding creative ways to cope. ...
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August
08,
2020
| 10:18 AM America/New_York
Nowhere has the change in sound been more noticeable than at houses of worship. The voices of congregants praying, chanting and singing has been quietened in churches, mosques and temples. Instead, congregants have had to work in new acoustic setting...
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August
07,
2020
| 08:58 AM America/New_York
New York state Attorney General Letitia James is suing the National Rifle Association and four of its current and former officials. Brian Mittendorf, an Ohio State University accounting scholar who researches nonprofits, explains what the repercussio...
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August
01,
2020
| 08:01 AM America/New_York
Urban gun violence is an entrenched but not intractable problem, evidence shows. Since the 1990s community anti-violence initiatives – many of them run out of churches – have reduced crime locally, at least temporarily, by “interrupting” potential vi...
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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. ...
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July
11,
2020
| 12:25 PM America/New_York
The Amazon Prime Video series “ZeroZeroZero” shows U.S. viewers an accurate picture of the modern cocaine trade that’s rarely seen on screen.  ...
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May
22,
2020
| 10:07 AM America/New_York
A stronger focus on attracting a diverse workforce and embracing a more inclusive culture is pivotal to ensuring there are enough pilots as Americans return to the skies in record numbers after this crisis passes. ...
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May
02,
2020
| 07:03 AM America/New_York
The schools that secure five-star recruits – the 30 or so players judged to be in the top one-hundredth of the top 1% of high school football players – can increase total revenue by over $500,000 for a university’s athletic department.  ...
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May
01,
2020
| 06:30 AM America/New_York
Matthew Mayhew, an education researcher who co-authored a book about the college experience and its effect on students, offers five things parents and families of the many college students who are now learning from home should consider. ...
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April
04,
2020
| 09:15 AM America/New_York
During this global pandemic, perhaps it is more important than ever to express gratitude to the important people in our lives – not just loved ones, but the countless public officials, health care professionals and others who are fighting on the fron...
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April
03,
2020
| 07:08 AM America/New_York
Different states empower different types of officials to declare an emergency. This is important because a lack of clear lines complicated the response to Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana and, later, Hurricane Rita in Texas. ...
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March
28,
2020
| 07:27 AM America/New_York
The current push to interpret the Age Discrimination in Employment Act will raise the burden of proof for victims to a nearly impossible level. It will also make it difficult for aging federal workers to maintain and succeed in their jobs. ...
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March
20,
2020
| 15:26 PM America/New_York
As families everywhere adjust to social distancing measures like closed schools and child care centers, workplaces and more, parents are grappling with questions regarding their kids’ use of technology. Rebecca Dore, an expert on children and media, ...
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February
18,
2020
| 13:04 PM America/New_York
Throughout history, artists and songwriters have expressed a longing for equality and justice through their music. ...
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February
05,
2020
| 13:24 PM America/New_York
Italian films and TV shows have started to glorify criminality, crafting and portraying mafiosos as alluring antiheroes. ...
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February
04,
2020
| 10:03 AM America/New_York
Scientists in Australia, announced Jan. 29 that they were able to grow the Wuhan coronavirus from a patient sample in the laboratory. This was the first time the virus had been grown in a lab outside China. This is good news, since it will allow rese...
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January
31,
2020
| 10:28 AM America/New_York
Less than a decade after 18-year-old Kobe Bryant got drafted into the NBA in 1996, the league made all players spend at least one year in college or playing overseas before they could enter the professional basketball league. Ohio State's Nicole Kraf...
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January
24,
2020
| 09:03 AM America/New_York
Long before there was Jamal and Latasha, there was Booker and Perlie. The names have changed, but my colleagues and I traced the use of distinctive black names to the earliest history of the United States. ...
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January
09,
2020
| 09:20 AM America/New_York
There is much uncertainty about how gender would affect the viability of a female presidential candidate. It’s still not clear which Democrat actually has the best chance of winning in 2020, and it’s actually not clear that gender matters much. ...
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January
07,
2020
| 11:08 AM America/New_York
Despite the claims of optimists, the odds that an international conflict will snowball into a bloody war haven’t gone down significantly since the end of World War II. Trump administration officials’ confidence that the present conflict with Iran can...
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2019
December
17,
2019
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
A new manufacturing method dubbed “robotic blacksmithing” has the potential to revolutionize the way high-quality structural parts are made, resulting in a new class of customized and optimized products. ...
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November
15,
2019
| 09:34 AM America/New_York
As Americans turn their attention to the first public hearings in the House impeachment investigation, there is another country that has been affected by the scandal that’s fueling the investigation: Ukraine. ...
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October
30,
2019
| 10:01 AM America/New_York
Your appearance won’t be the only frightening thing about wearing costume contact lenses this Halloween. Your eyes might look like a lizard’s for an evening, but the risk of permanent vision loss may not be worth the temporary thrill. ...
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October
22,
2019
| 13:16 PM America/New_York
You may have seen a pitcher throw a curveball in baseball. It’s a pitch that can confuse a batter because it looks like it’s flying straight but then curves away as it crosses home plate. Here's how it works. ...
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