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Ohio State News (Press release)

2020
September
15,
2020
| 11:54 AM America/New_York
Laser pointers used to exercise pets may seem like safe and simple low-powered devices, but an Ohio teen learned the hard way that staring at the narrow beam can cause permanent eye damage. ...
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September
02,
2020
| 14:19 PM America/New_York
A bioengineering technique to boost production of specific proteins could be the basis of an effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, new research suggests. ...
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August
25,
2020
| 17:00 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University today published aggregate test results from its comprehensive COVID-19 testing program and unveiled a data dashboard that will be updated weekly to inform the public about test results and other information about the univers...
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August
24,
2020
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
Splitting one type of cancer drug in half and delivering the pieces separately to cancer cells could reduce life-threatening side effects and protect healthy, non-cancerous cells, a new study suggests. ...
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August
24,
2020
| 14:44 PM America/New_York
After extensive planning, the largest single facilities project ever undertaken at The Ohio State University seeks Board of Trustees approval this week. At 1.9 million-square-feet, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital wi...
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August
24,
2020
| 12:21 PM America/New_York
Each person’s gut virus composition is as unique as a fingerprint, according to the first study to assemble a comprehensive database of viral populations in the human digestive system. ...
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August
21,
2020
| 10:48 AM America/New_York
An upcoming NASA mission could find that there are more rogue planets – planets that float in space without orbiting a sun – than there are stars in the Milky Way, a new study theorizes. ...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
A new federal rule that determines how the Clean Water Act is implemented leaves millions of miles of streams and acres of wetlands unprotected based on selective interpretation of case law and a distortion of scientific evidence, researchers say in ...
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August
11,
2020
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Researchers have found new properties of very thin magnetic layers – just a few atoms deep – that could lead to better ways to store large amounts of data on smaller devices. ...
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August
11,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
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. ...
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August
07,
2020
| 14:06 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is celebrating its summer 2020 graduates with a special 30-minute video recognizing some of the achievements of the class. The university will award 1,763 degrees and certificates to the graduating class in a virtual ceremon...
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August
06,
2020
| 15:44 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today approved two items in an off-cycle meeting via Zoom. Incoming university president Kristina Johnson joined the meeting in addition to 10 trustees. Faculty rules updated The board approved addition...
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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. ...
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July
09,
2020
| 09:01 AM America/New_York
A new study might explain why humans register some tastes more quickly than others, potentially due to each flavor’s molecular size. ...
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July
08,
2020
| 13:29 PM America/New_York
Scientists have discovered that one of the good bacteria found in the human gut has a benefit that has remained unrecognized until now: the potential to reduce the risk for heart disease. ...
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June
15,
2020
| 15:10 PM America/New_York
An Ohio State University undergraduate and U.S. Marine Corps veteran has been named a 2020 Tillman Military Scholar. Tom Wike is a senior working toward an undergraduate degree in social work with plans to earn a master’s degree. He is one of 60 scho...
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June
03,
2020
| 20:04 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today elected Kristina M. Johnson, PhD, as the 16th president in university history. President Michael Drake announced in November 2019 that he would retire as president at the end of June. Johnson, who has...
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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 community. ...
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June
03,
2020
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
People want to help each other, even when it costs them something, and even when the motivations to help don’t always align, a new study suggests. ...
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June
03,
2020
| 11:02 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today appointed Kristina M. Johnson, PhD, as the 16th president in university history. Johnson, who has served as chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY) since 2017, brings more than 30 years ...
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June
02,
2020
| 16:27 PM America/New_York
Breast cancer survivors in romantic relationships who feel happy and satisfied with their partners may be at lower risk for a host of health problems, new research suggests. ...
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June
01,
2020
| 11:15 AM America/New_York
The halo that surrounds our own Milky Way galaxy is much hotter than scientists once believed – and it may not be unique among galaxies. The new findings were presented at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society, held online June 1 to 3 bec...
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June
01,
2020
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University alumnus Ratmir Timashev and his wife, Angela Timashev, have committed their charitable foundation to provide $17 million to the College of Arts and Sciences.  ...
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May
27,
2020
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
Scientists who’ve taken the first look at bacteria in young and healthy vapers’ mouths say that the potential for future disease lies just below the surface. ...
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May
20,
2020
| 12:06 PM America/New_York
When researchers asked prospective study participants who they would like to see in videos promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors, the answer was unequivocal: They wanted to see themselves – that is, other mothers living in low-income households who w...
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May
19,
2020
| 10:48 AM America/New_York
Annie Glenn, a longtime advocate for people with communication disorders and wife of the late U.S. Sen. John Glenn for 73 years, passed away today (May 19) at the age of 100 near St. Paul, Minnesota. She had moved to a senior living facility near her...
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May
12,
2020
| 07:45 AM America/New_York
Fatty food may feel like a friend during these troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate – not great news for people whose diets have gone south while they’re worki...
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May
08,
2020
| 14:30 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University announced today details of a $40.9 million settlement reached with 162 survivors in 12 lawsuits related to sexual abuse by Richard Strauss, a university-employed physician from 1978 to 1998 who died in 2005. ...
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May
01,
2020
| 16:41 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is celebrating the class of 2020 with a special 30-minute video recognizing some of the achievements of this historic class. ...
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April
29,
2020
| 10:04 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University will host a virtual commencement celebration on Sunday, May 3, to honor undergraduate, master’s, professional and doctoral candidates. More than 12,000 diplomas are expected to be awarded. The exact class size will be ann...
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