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Ohio State News (Conversation)

2022
June
06,
2022
| 15:25 PM America/New_York
Belonging to one or more groups with long-standing social and economic disadvantages increases the risk of cancer diagnoses and death, according to our review of 28 cancer studies published between 2012 and 2021....
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June
03,
2022
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
The enzymes in the microorganisms that break down biodegradeable materials don’t recognize the bonds that hold together the polymers in plastics  – so they will last for hundreds of thousands of years....
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May
30,
2022
| 12:39 PM America/New_York
We are nonprofit scholars who have been researching sexual harassment in fundraising for several years. We’ve found that about 76% of fundraisers report experiencing some form of work-based sexual harassment in their careers. ...
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May
28,
2022
| 09:02 AM America/New_York
Beginning July 16, 2022, people struggling with mental health crises can call 988, a new number focused on providing lifesaving suicide prevention and crisis services. But 988 is not just a shorter, easier-to-remember replacement for the current suic...
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May
25,
2022
| 15:52 PM America/New_York
Overall there is little empirical evidence that  security measures such as metal detectors, lock-down policies, “run, hide, fight” training and surveillance cameras decrease the likelihood of school shootings....
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May
25,
2022
| 10:50 AM America/New_York
Using genetic analysis and artificial intelligence, we were able to disentangle hidden species that have been lumped together in a single group and predict where and what types they might be....
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May
06,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
While many people may think that the political arguments over abortion now are fresh and new, scholars of women’s, medical and legal history note that this debate has a long history in the U.S....
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April
15,
2022
| 11:13 AM America/New_York
Taxes on guns and ammunition sales provide a growing share of budgets for state fish and game agencies. But we have found that the growth in conservation funding driven by exploding guns sales presents at least three critical moral and ethical issues...
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March
16,
2022
| 15:37 PM America/New_York
A missed delivery of weapons to the Ukraine military  doesn’t just mean a dissatisfied customer. It means that a sovereign nation may not be able to defend itself....
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January
27,
2022
| 14:58 PM America/New_York
When farmers spray dicamba on hot days, it tends to vaporize and drift off target, spreading to fields and farms that often are not planted with crops genetically engineered to tolerate it. ...
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2021
November
23,
2021
| 10:38 AM America/New_York
More than six months after non-fungible tokens began disrupting the art world, museums have generally engaged very little with NFTs. Two experts explain why. ...
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October
25,
2021
| 10:13 AM America/New_York
We have studied the growing prevalence of firearms on screen and believe that the more guns there are in movies, the more likely it is that a shooting will occur – both in the “reel” world and in the “real” world. ...
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October
06,
2021
| 21:58 PM America/New_York
Chemists around the world – from poor and rich countries alike – can build on the technology that just won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. ...
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September
15,
2021
| 15:27 PM America/New_York
Millions of unemployed Americans lost pandemic-related jobless benefits as of Labor Day – just as surging cases of coronavirus slow the pace of hiring. ...
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September
03,
2021
| 15:33 PM America/New_York
We found that those who viewed leisure as wasteful tended to get less enjoyment out of all different types of fun activities. Furthermore, these people were also more likely to be stressed, anxious and depressed. ...
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August
20,
2021
| 13:22 PM America/New_York
Scientists have a big problem when trying to find DNA in dinosaur fossils. DNA deteriorates and ultimately disintegrates after about 7 million years - and the last dinosaur died more than 65 million years ago. ...
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August
13,
2021
| 10:01 AM America/New_York
The Biden administration is likely celebrating a better-than-expected jobs report, which showed surging employment and wages. However, for millions of working Americans, being employed doesn’t guarantee a living income. ...
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August
09,
2021
| 12:49 PM America/New_York
Declining an invitation by saying “I don’t have time” leads the person you rejected to feel undervalued and upset, making them trust you less and hurting the relationship. ...
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August
06,
2021
| 08:54 AM America/New_York
The risk of COVID-19 associated with travel is largely determined by how you will travel, where you’re going, who will be there and what you will do there. ...
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August
03,
2021
| 08:33 AM America/New_York
Bob Moses, who died on July 25, was a pioneering civil rights organizer who found his life's work in helping Black students learn math. ...
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July
13,
2021
| 08:40 AM America/New_York
Although the two spacecraft launched in July 2021 will not reach orbit, the accomplishment of reaching space in private spacecraft is a major milestone in the history of humanity.  ...
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July
06,
2021
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
Recent studies found that about half of the people we surveyed indicated that their upcoming weekend trip felt like it would end as soon as it started. ...
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July
01,
2021
| 10:33 AM America/New_York
Artificially intelligent robotic technicians will seamlessly use multiple tools and techniques to build high-quality components where and when they are needed. ...
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June
17,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Students at Catholic colleges and universities begin their studies with more positive attitudes toward gay, lesbian and bisexual people than their peers at evangelical colleges and universities, our survey found. ...
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June
16,
2021
| 08:41 AM America/New_York
There are healthy ways to manage body anxiety and cultivate a positive body image while reemerging from the pandemic. ...
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June
14,
2021
| 08:57 AM America/New_York
We recently reviewed 437 studies of narcissism and aggression involving a total of over 123,000 participants and found narcissism is related to a 21% increase in aggression and an 18% increase in violence. ...
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June
11,
2021
| 09:47 AM America/New_York
Sports journalists have extraordinary access that can inform fans’ understanding of the athletes and their performances, but they must do better if they are to remain relevant. ...
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May
14,
2021
| 13:57 PM America/New_York
Through interviews, surveys and conversations with farmers, we have documented how household expenses like access to health care and child care undercut investments that could increase food production across the United States. ...
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May
05,
2021
| 08:07 AM America/New_York
The United States is the only wealthy nation that doesn’t guarantee paid leave to mothers after they give birth or adopt a child. The vast majority of Americans would like to see that change. ...
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April
21,
2021
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
Ohio State law professor Ric Simmons says the guilty verdicts in the Chauvin trial are extraordinary because past incidents of police lethal use of force against unarmed civilians have generally not resulted in criminal convictions. ...
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