Ohio State News (Press release)

2019
December
05,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/New_York
During this past year Ohio State researchers published some 22,000 journal articles, about topics ranging from a new blood test for fibromyalgia to the 17 ways your face conveys happiness to how children notice everything. And while we can’t cover th...
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December
05,
2019
| 02:53 PM America/New_York
A research team has reported seeing, for the first time, atomic scale defects that dictate the properties of a new and powerful semiconductor. The study, published earlier this month in the journal Physical Review X, shows a fundamental aspect of how...
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December
03,
2019
| 10:01 PM America/New_York
Long-term treatment with gabapentin, a commonly prescribed drug for nerve pain, could help restore upper limb function after a spinal cord injury, new research in mice suggests. ...
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November
26,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Seven Ohio State University researchers have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, one of the most prestigious honors a U.S. scientist can receive. Fellows are elected by their academic peers because o...
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November
21,
2019
| 10:30 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today approved numerous projects and proposals and completed President Michael V. Drake’s annual performance review. “As a board, we want to confirm our continued support and alignment with your guidance...
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November
21,
2019
| 01:16 PM America/New_York
Michael V. Drake, MD, who has served as president of The Ohio State University since June 2014, has announced that he will retire from the role next year. ...
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November
14,
2019
| 06:04 PM America/New_York
Mobile apps that work with Bluetooth devices have an inherent design flaw that makes them vulnerable to hacking, new research has found. ...
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November
14,
2019
| 05:30 PM America/New_York
New research takes scientists a step closer to identifying important characteristics of the communities of ocean organisms we rely on to aid the planet – as well as understanding how a warming climate could affect the functions of those communities. ...
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November
13,
2019
| 08:02 PM America/New_York
Your characterization of the thermostat war going on in your house is likely to depend at least in part on whether you’re a man or a woman, new research suggests. ...
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November
13,
2019
| 03:10 PM America/New_York
Preventing HIV in sex workers is a powerful tool in lowering the worldwide burden of the disease, and a new study could help ensure that high-risk women take advantage of medical safeguards. ...
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November
11,
2019
| 07:42 PM America/New_York
In a new study, scientists observed several simultaneous reactions in mice given a common chemotherapy drug: Their gut bacteria and tissue changed, their blood and brains showed signs of inflammation, and their behaviors suggested they were fatigued ...
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November
08,
2019
| 02:40 PM America/New_York
From the summit of Huascarán, the highest mountain in Earth’s tropics, the valleys of the western Andes look placid and peaceful – calming, even. The signs of climate change – of the melting glaciers throughout the Andes, of the changes to the local ...
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November
07,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Science hasn’t yet caught up with electronic cigarettes, leaving health care providers and users with many unknowns. But a new review of the research so far finds growing evidence that vaping can harm the heart and blood vessels. ...
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November
06,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Americans are using more out-of-network care and paying more out of pocket for behavioral health care than for treatment of other conditions, despite efforts to increase coverage and access to mental health services, according to new research. ...
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November
06,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Adding plants and trees to the landscapes near factories and other pollution sources could reduce air pollution by an average of 27 percent, new research suggests. The study shows that plants – not technologies – may also be cheaper options for clean...
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November
04,
2019
| 06:22 PM America/New_York
Cutting down trees inevitably leads to more carbon in the environment, but deforestation’s contributions to climate change are vastly overestimated, according to a new study. ...
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October
31,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/New_York
Vampire bats could be said to be sort of like people – not because of their blood-sucking ways, but because they help their neighbors in need even if it’s of no obvious benefit to them. ...
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October
28,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/New_York
For the last 20 years, astrophysicists have tried to understand dark energy, an unseen phenomenon that is causing the expansion of the universe to accelerate. Last week, they turned 5,000 fiber-optic “eyes” toward the skies, the first test of a five-...
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October
25,
2019
| 09:44 PM America/New_York
New research suggests that both tumors and chemotherapy could be linked to the cognitive problems experienced by cancer patients because each affects the circadian clock, throwing off cellular processes related to behavior and memory. ...
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October
23,
2019
| 10:15 PM America/New_York
As part of a federal research study to dramatically reduce opioid overdose deaths, an Ohio State University-led coalition will begin assisting Ohio counties with prevention, treatment and recovery programs before the end of the year. ...
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October
23,
2019
| 04:31 PM America/New_York
Melissa Shivers, a recognized leader in student affairs with experience at several flagship public research universities, has been named the next vice president for student life at The Ohio State University.  ...
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October
21,
2019
| 04:04 PM America/New_York
Dr. K. Craig Kent, dean of the College of Medicine at The Ohio State University, has been elected to the 2019 class of inductees into the National Academy of Medicine – considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. ...
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October
14,
2019
| 04:44 PM America/New_York
A new bachelor’s degree program to be offered on The Ohio State University’s regional campuses will prepare graduates with skills needed for high-demand jobs in the state: business-oriented engineering leaders to run the factories of tomorrow. ...
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October
07,
2019
| 10:29 PM America/New_York
An increase in behavioral health providers is associated with a slight decrease in gun-related suicides, but the difference is small and points to a need to tackle gun violence in other ways, according to the authors of a new study. ...
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October
03,
2019
| 03:11 PM America/New_York
Scientists have pieced together the first complete picture of the Florida panther genome – work that could serve to protect that endangered population and other endangered species going forward. ...
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October
01,
2019
| 10:33 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University released today its Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports, showing an increase in present-day crime reporting on or near the Columbus campus.   ...
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October
01,
2019
| 10:31 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University announced today several updates related to the independent investigation of sexual abuse committed by Richard Strauss, who was employed by the university from 1978 to 1998. ...
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September
26,
2019
| 02:49 PM America/New_York
A NASA satellite searching space for new planets gave astronomers an unexpected glimpse at a black hole ripping a star to shreds. The milestone was reached with the help of a worldwide network of robotic telescopes headquartered at The Ohio State Uni...
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September
25,
2019
| 03:11 PM America/New_York
A satellite on schedule to launch in 2021 could offer a more comprehensive look at flooding in vulnerable, under-studied parts of the world, including much of Africa, South America and Indonesia, a new study has found. ...
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September
20,
2019
| 05:24 PM America/New_York
Climate change and over-tapped waterways could leave developing parts of Asia without enough water to cool power plants in the near future, new research indicates. ...
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