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Ohio State News (Press release)

2022
November
22,
2022
| 13:57 PM America/New_York
Three currently circulating omicron subvariants of SARS-CoV-2 – including two that currently make up almost 50% of reported COVID-19 infections in the U.S. – are better at evading vaccine- and infection-generated neutralizing antibodies than earlier ...
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November
18,
2022
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
Toxins released by a type of bacteria that cause diarrheal disease hijack cell processes and force important proteins to assemble into “roads to nowhere,” redirecting the proteins away from other jobs that are key to proper cell function, a new study...
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November
17,
2022
| 08:59 AM America/New_York
A team of Ohio State University experts has been awarded a contract through Brillient Corporation to complete an independent review of the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory actions and decisions on currently approved opioid medications....
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November
15,
2022
| 12:34 PM America/New_York
Adopting some of the strategies behind successfully treating the childhood disease spinal muscular atrophy may enable development of therapies to curb the muscle decline that accompanies aging, new research suggests....
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November
15,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Reproductive health experts consider hormonal contraceptives good choices for adolescents because they’re safe and highly effective at preventing pregnancy, but one aspect of their effect on the teenage body remains a mystery – whether and how they m...
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November
14,
2022
| 16:01 PM America/New_York
Part of understanding the underlying causes of autism spectrum disorder relies on figuring out which cells’ signaling patterns in the brain are disrupted, and when during nervous system development the disruption occurs....
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November
14,
2022
| 08:28 AM America/New_York
It doesn’t take long for gaps to appear between children who participate in extracurricular activities and kids who don’t, a new study found....
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November
08,
2022
| 13:21 PM America/New_York
Two weeks of eating a diet heavy in tomatoes increased the diversity of gut microbes and altered gut bacteria toward a more favorable profile in young pigs, researchers found....
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October
26,
2022
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
Belief that the COVID-19 pandemic was a hoax – that its severity was exaggerated or that the virus was deliberately released for sinister reasons – functions as a “gateway” to believing in conspiracy theories generally, new research has found....
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October
20,
2022
| 09:40 AM America/New_York
Poverty rates vary between U.S. states as much as they do between European countries, a new study suggests....
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October
18,
2022
| 11:54 AM America/New_York
The types of ocean bacteria known to absorb carbon dioxide from the air require more energy – in the form of carbon – and other resources when they’re simultaneously infected by viruses and face attack from nearby predators, new research has found....
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October
18,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Meteors may help astronomers devise a new way to locate dark matter – mysterious and invisible particles that have so far only been discerned by the effect they have on the natural world....
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October
17,
2022
| 11:26 AM America/New_York
There’s a “sweet spot” for how much employees should be digitally connected to their jobs after hours, a new study suggests....
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October
10,
2022
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
“Smart surveillance” for viral spillover from animals to humans, targeted preparedness and drug and vaccine research, and worldwide cooperation on surveillance and stopping disease spread are required to reduce deaths and lessen the economic conseque...
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October
10,
2022
| 15:05 PM America/New_York
Researchers have identified a promising strategy for development of broad-spectrum antiviral therapies that centers around promoting a strong immune response capable of stopping a number of viruses in their infectious tracks. ...
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October
06,
2022
| 13:46 PM America/New_York
Emergency crews responding to hurricane-damaged areas may soon get an assist from a machine learning model that can better predict the extent of building damage soon after the storm passes....
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October
03,
2022
| 12:12 PM America/New_York
A research finding in mice that the drug gabapentin improved rehab compliance after spinal cord injury led scientists to a related, unexpected discovery: Injured mice that didn’t receive gabapentin and declined to exercise by themselves were willing ...
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September
30,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Researchers have identified enough biological details about a virus endemic in African primates to suggest that this virus, which causes a hemorrhagic fever disease in monkeys, has decent potential to spill over to humans....
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September
26,
2022
| 08:03 AM America/New_York
Children have a secret power that helps them avoid a “learning trap” that adults may sometimes fall into: Kids just can’t focus their attention....
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September
21,
2022
| 08:07 AM America/New_York
A new study provides the best evidence to date that preferences of white consumers helped drive private businesses to discriminate against Black customers before the Civil Rights Act of 1964....
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September
20,
2022
| 08:08 AM America/New_York
Vampire bats infected with the rabies virus aren’t likely to act stereotypically “rabid,” according to a new study – instead, infected male bats tended to withdraw socially, scaling back on the common habit of grooming each other before they died of ...
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September
19,
2022
| 08:24 AM America/New_York
Although some politicians and analysts argue that U.S. foreign policy should somehow rise above ideology, the evidence suggests that isn’t possible, according to a historian who edited a new book on the subject....
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September
15,
2022
| 15:13 PM America/New_York
Researchers are digitally recreating  “ghost neighborhoods” in Columbus that were destroyed to build interstate highways, so that people can see, and researchers can study, what was lost....
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September
13,
2022
| 10:55 AM America/New_York
U.S. wars last longer under presidents who score high on a measure of narcissism, new research suggests....
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September
07,
2022
| 17:02 PM America/New_York
Neutralizing antibody levels against the original COVID-19 virus and omicron variants in vaccinated adults tend to decline by at least 15% per month after a single booster shot, a new study using serum from human blood samples suggests. ...
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September
07,
2022
| 10:03 AM America/New_York
A series of upcoming studies will explore whether the grind of active-duty military life and veterans’ disproportionately high incidence of chronic illness could be tamed by lifestyle interventions designed to achieve a metabolic state of nutritional...
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September
06,
2022
| 16:04 PM America/New_York
A newly funded Tropical Medicine Research Center at The Ohio State University will study factors that drive transmission and spread of visceral leishmaniasis, a serious parasitic disease in Eastern Africa that is fatal without treatment....
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August
31,
2022
| 08:12 AM America/New_York
Leaders of teacher groups who were thought of as humble helped improve professionalism and collaboration among team members, new research has shown....
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August
30,
2022
| 10:15 AM America/New_York
Galactic superwinds – large outflows of gas created by a combination of supernova explosions and stellar winds – are closely connected to a galaxy’s earliest stages of development and evolution, including aspects like its size, shape, and even how ma...
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August
29,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Today’s driving simulators have a big problem: They don’t look realistic enough, particularly background objects, such as trees, and road markings. But researchers have developed a new way to create photorealistic images for simulators, paving the wa...
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