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Ohio State News (Press release)

2021
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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August
16,
2021
| 11:43 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees and its committees will meet Tuesday, August 17 through Thursday, August 19. Paying special attention to social distancing recommendations, only President Kristina Johnson, members of the Board of Trustees ...
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August
12,
2021
| 08:06 AM America/New_York
Researchers are revisiting an age-old question in baseball: Do batters actually keep their eye on the ball? ...
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August
11,
2021
| 07:51 AM America/New_York
A simple addition to injected COVID-19 vaccines could enhance their effectiveness and provide “border protection” immunity in areas like the nose and mouth to supplement antibodies in the bloodstream, new research suggests. ...
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August
05,
2021
| 08:52 AM America/New_York
Remote-sensing technology produces detailed images of the size and density of the harmful algal bloom (HAB) in Lake Erie’s western basin each year, but determining the bloom’s toxicity relies on research that – literally – tests the waters. ...
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July
29,
2021
| 07:58 AM America/New_York
Converting vacant urban lots into greenspaces can reduce blight and improve neighborhoods, and new research shows that certain types of such post-industrial reclamation efforts offer the added bonus of benefiting bees. ...
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July
21,
2021
| 14:44 PM America/New_York
Exoskeletons – wearable devices used by workers on assembly lines or in warehouses to alleviate stress on their lower backs – may compete with valuable resources in the brain while people work, canceling out the physical benefits of wearing them, a n...
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July
21,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
The parasites that cause severe malaria are well-known for the sinister ways they infect humans, but new research may lead to drugs that could block one of their most reliable weapons: interference with the immune response. ...
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July
20,
2021
| 08:36 AM America/New_York
Scientists who study glacier ice have found viruses nearly 15,000 years old in two ice samples taken from the Tibetan Plateau in China. Most of those viruses, which survived because they had remained frozen, are unlike any viruses that have been cata...
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July
20,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
An international group of researchers representing thousands of coral scientists across the globe is calling for new commitments and actions by the world’s policymakers to protect and restore coral reefs. In a paper presented today at the Internation...
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July
19,
2021
| 11:10 AM America/New_York
Flavor is the name of the game for scientists who want to optimize food for consumption in ways that improve nutrition or combat obesity. ...
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July
12,
2021
| 08:31 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is working with community partners to bring on a full-time social worker dedicated to helping housing-vulnerable people in the off-campus area. The hiring is one of several university initiatives designed to support the neig...
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July
07,
2021
| 07:32 AM America/New_York
Female vampire bats establish an egalitarian community within a roost rather than a society based on a clear hierarchy of dominance that is often seen in animal groups, a new study suggests. ...
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June
29,
2021
| 10:19 AM America/New_York
President Kristina M. Johnson issued the following statement in response to the state's two-year budget.We commend the legislative leaders in the Ohio General Assembly for their ongoing support of higher education. The state’s two-year budget, HB 110...
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June
29,
2021
| 09:21 AM America/New_York
The vast majority of American adults eat a dietary pattern that falls short of meeting national dietary guidelines for cancer prevention, a new study shows. ...
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June
25,
2021
| 15:18 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University issued the following statement in response to Governor Mike DeWine's statement on Ohio House amendments to Senate Bill 187.Thank you, Governor DeWine. Ohio State agrees that athletic conferences and associations set policies...
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June
22,
2021
| 08:15 AM America/New_York
Scientists are pursuing a new strategy in the protracted fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus by engineering nanobodies that can neutralize virus variants in two different ways. ...
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June
21,
2021
| 07:50 AM America/New_York
Instagram users who detect self-promotion or corporate marketing in a post embracing the body positivity movement may be turned off by that dual messaging, new research suggests. ...
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June
15,
2021
| 07:45 AM America/New_York
Adults who skip breakfast are likely to miss out on key nutrients that are most abundant in the foods that make up morning meals, a new study suggests. ...
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June
07,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
Researchers have discovered a new electronic property at the frontier between the thermal and quantum sciences in a specially engineered metal alloy – and in the process identified a promising material for future devices that could turn heat on and o...
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June
04,
2021
| 08:24 AM America/New_York
New research suggests that African American families living in public housing are a “hidden population” when it comes to national suicide prevention efforts. ...
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June
01,
2021
| 13:21 PM America/New_York
Ohio State is committed to social responsibility and actively supports fair treatment of workers. The university believes strongly in free speech and respects the rights of our students and others to voice their opinions. The Student Farmworker Allia...
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May
28,
2021
| 08:04 AM America/New_York
If you’ve watched a slasher movie, you’ve probably been exposed to the final girl trope – a closing scene of a white, suburban teenage girl who triumphed over a threatening monster and lived to tell the tale. ...
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May
27,
2021
| 15:17 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University announced today that accomplished researcher, educator and higher-education leader Melissa L. Gilliam, MD, MPH, will be the land-grant institution’s next executive vice president and provost, effective Aug. 1. ...
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May
26,
2021
| 10:38 AM America/New_York
Thermoelectric power generators that make electrical power from waste heat would be a useful tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if it weren’t for a most vexing problem: the need to make electrical contacts to their hot side, which is often just ...
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May
19,
2021
| 11:14 AM America/New_York
Though obesity in midlife is linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests that a high body mass index later in life doesn’t necessarily translate to greater chances of developing the brain disease. ...
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