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2022
January
19,
2022
| 14:04 PM America/New_York
Legalization of marijuana in California has helped some financial institutions in the state increase their assets at the same time many banks, feeling stifled by federal regulations, deny services to licensed growers, manufacturers and retailers, a n...
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January
18,
2022
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
A new study suggests disgust sensitivity can and does change – and, during the COVID-19 pandemic, concern about getting sick with a coronavirus infection was associated with an increase in disgust sensitivity....
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January
13,
2022
| 07:52 AM America/New_York
While people often talk about “rural America” as if it describes just one way of living, a new study identified five different types of rural communities in Ohio....
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January
05,
2022
| 07:59 AM America/New_York
First-responder cells launching the repair after a heart attack are so frantic about fixing the damage that they promote more inflammation than necessary, new research in mice suggests....
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January
04,
2022
| 09:15 AM America/New_York
Black holes really are giant fuzzballs, a new study says....
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January
03,
2022
| 11:26 AM America/New_York
Even American women who identify as quite passionate sports fans don’t watch athletic events much more frequently than women who say they aren’t as interested in sports, a new national study finds....
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2021
December
23,
2021
| 11:02 AM America/New_York
Scientists have detected infection by at least three variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 in free-ranging white-tailed deer in six northeast Ohio locations, the research team has reported. ...
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December
22,
2021
| 17:02 PM America/New_York
The virus that causes COVID-19 has adopted some stealth moves to stay alive and kicking, and one secret to its success is hiding from the immune system by spreading through cell-to-cell transmission, a new study has found....
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December
17,
2021
| 10:49 AM America/New_York
Atomic-scale magnetic patterns resembling a hedgehog’s spikes could result in hard disks with massively larger capacities than today’s devices, a new study suggests. The finding could help data centers keep up with the exponentially increasing demand...
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December
15,
2021
| 08:26 AM America/New_York
A new study in mice shows transplanted brown fat can reduce type 2 diabetes risk factors after a heart attack, an encouraging finding for scientists who hope to apply the so-called “good” fat’s beneficial properties to drugs that can help prevent hea...
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December
14,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/New_York
Driving up the immune response at the site of a cancer tumor with nanotechnology may help enhance immunotherapy treatments in advanced stages of the disease, new research in mice suggests. ...
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December
07,
2021
| 10:10 AM America/New_York
Two engineering faculty at The Ohio State University College of Engineering have been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2021 class of fellows. Ayanna Howard, dean of the College of Engineering, and Stuart Cooper, distinguished profes...
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December
02,
2021
| 10:44 AM America/New_York
Explaining the value of misshapen vegetables – that they are as healthful as their picture-perfect counterparts and buying them helps reduce food waste – could help improve sales of “ugly” produce, new research suggests. ...
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November
29,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
The opportunity to make a small charitable donation on a store owner’s nickel may be just the encouragement shoppers need to forgo toting their goods home in a single-use plastic bag, new research suggests. ...
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November
15,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees and its committees will meet Tuesday, November 16 through Thursday, November 18. Paying special attention to social distancing recommendations, only President Kristina Johnson, members of the Board of Trust...
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November
09,
2021
| 08:55 AM America/New_York
New research suggests there may someday be a role for ibuprofen in providing older adults with lasting immunity against RSV, a virus commonly associated with infants and young kids that also rivals the flu as a dangerous wintertime infection for the ...
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November
05,
2021
| 08:25 AM America/New_York
In the spring of 2020, when much of the U.S. was locked down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jolie Braun, curator of modern literature and manuscripts for The Ohio State University Libraries, began noticing that people were telling the stories of t...
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November
02,
2021
| 11:15 AM America/New_York
A new study using mouse models adds to the evidence that chemotherapy can enhance cancer’s spread beyond the primary tumor, showing how one chemo drug allows breast cancer cells to squeeze through and attach to blood vessel linings in the lungs. ...
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October
26,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/New_York
Exposure to the heavy metal cadmium is known to irritate the stomach and lungs or cause kidney disease, but new research links another health issue to inadvertently ingesting low doses of the pollutant: high activation of the antibodies that cause an...
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October
20,
2021
| 10:51 AM America/New_York
For decades, scientists have wondered how large molecules such as proteins pass through cell walls, also known as plasma membranes, without leaving a trace. That ability is part of what makes certain drugs ­­­­– including some cancer treatments and t...
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October
14,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Four weeks on a diet of highly processed food led to a strong inflammatory response in the brains of aging rats that was accompanied by behavioral signs of memory loss, a new study has found. ...
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October
12,
2021
| 06:45 AM America/New_York
Lung cancer patients whose symptoms of depression got worse after diagnosis died significantly earlier than those whose symptoms stayed the same or improved, a new study shows. ...
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October
04,
2021
| 07:50 AM America/New_York
The first look at a threatened rattlesnake species’ recent genetic history suggests that inbreeding necessitated by limited habitat may not be as detrimental as theory would predict it to be. ...
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September
23,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Vampire bats that form bonds in captivity and continue those “friendships” in the wild also hunt together, meeting up over a meal after independent departures from the roost, according to a new study. ...
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September
22,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Engineering researchers have developed a method to use signals broadcast by Starlink internet service satellites to accurately locate a position here on Earth, much like GPS does. It is the first time the Starlink system has been harnessed by researc...
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September
20,
2021
| 11:47 AM America/New_York
Missing out on the recommended seven or more hours of sleep per night could lead to more opportunities to make poorer snacking choices than those made by people who meet shut-eye guidelines, a new study suggests. ...
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September
14,
2021
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
A family of proteins best known for their role in diminishing HIV infectivity may have the goods to outwit other emerging and re-emerging viruses, scientists have found. ...
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September
09,
2021
| 10:56 AM America/New_York
A new study in animal models shows that the presence of a cancer tumor alone can lead to cardiac damage, and suggests the culprits are molecules called free radicals interacting with specific cells in the heart. ...
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September
02,
2021
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
A new platform housing data from over 100 apple varieties could shave years off of the breeding process and enable data-driven assessments of how to boost the health benefits of America’s favorite fruit. ...
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August
24,
2021
| 08:37 AM America/New_York
People who are HIV positive and living in high tuberculosis-transmission regions of the world are much more likely to finish a TB-prevention regimen lasting just three months – half as long as the standard treatment, a large clinical trial in Africa ...
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