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Ohio State News (Press release)

2020
November
26,
2020
| 14:15 PM America/New_York
New research has identified and described a cellular process that, despite what textbooks say, has remained elusive to scientists until now – precisely how the copying of genetic material that, once started, is properly turned off. ...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:40 AM America/New_York
An international consortium of scientists has created the first-ever common framework for increasing comparability of research findings on coral bleaching. ...
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November
19,
2020
| 19:12 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today approved goals for President Kristina M. Johnson for fiscal year 2021. The mutually agreed-upon goals address five priorities: Ohio State’s COVID-19 response, assessing executive leadership, Time and ...
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November
18,
2020
| 07:31 AM America/New_York
City living appears to improve reproductive success for migratory tree swallows compared to breeding in more environmentally protected areas, a new five-year study suggests. But urban life comes with a big trade-off – health hazards linked to poorer ...
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November
09,
2020
| 08:17 AM America/New_York
African Americans who attend Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs) may be at lower risk for health problems later in adulthood compared to African Americans who attend predominantly white institutions, a new study suggests. ...
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November
06,
2020
| 14:53 PM America/New_York
Three of Ohio State’s most committed and generous supporters were recognized last week with the university’s highest awards for philanthropy and volunteerism. Pat Brundige received the Everett D. Reese Medal, the university’s highest honor in reco...
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November
06,
2020
| 11:56 AM America/New_York
Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson today announced that the university will hold a virtual autumn commencement on Sunday, Dec. 13. Approximately 3,500 graduates will be honored during the ceremony, which begins at 2 p.m. ...
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October
27,
2020
| 07:13 AM America/New_York
New research shows that when vampire bats feel sick, they socially distance themselves from groupmates in their roost – no public health guidance required. ...
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October
22,
2020
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
In a report published today, the team of experts monitoring the pandemic at The Ohio State University presents evidence that the university’s safety measures are working to contain COVID-19. ...
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October
19,
2020
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
Scientists at The Ohio State University have developed a new lab testing procedure for the detection of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 that gives results more quickly than existing assays and specifically identifies so-called “neutralizing” antibodies...
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October
15,
2020
| 10:50 AM America/New_York
Kristina M. Johnson, president of The Ohio State University, announced today the establishment of a task force to review safety issues on campus and in neighborhoods near the university -- and to identify, implement and advocate for additional approa...
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October
13,
2020
| 14:04 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University today reached further settlements in cases involving Richard Strauss. Strauss was employed by the university from 1978 to 1998 and died in 2005.  In May, Ohio State announced the establishment of a $40.9 million Qualif...
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October
12,
2020
| 12:42 PM America/New_York
The raging lung inflammation that can contribute to death from the flu can be stopped in its tracks by a drug derived from a naturally occurring human protein, a new animal study suggests. ...
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October
06,
2020
| 08:04 AM America/New_York
Appeals seeking donations to help fight hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic were more successful when the typeface in which the appeal was written mirrored the tone of the donation request, a new study has found. ...
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October
01,
2020
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
We hear sounds in part because tiny filaments inside our inner ears help convert voices, music and noises into electrical signals that are sent to our brains for processing. Now, scientists have mapped and simulated those filaments at the atomic leve...
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September
24,
2020
| 08:56 AM America/New_York
Scientists are planning for Phase 1 human trials of a vaccine they developed by using CRISPR gene-editing technology to mutate the parasite that causes leishmaniasis, a skin disease common in tropical regions of the world and gaining ground in the Un...
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September
21,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Researchers have found a way to send tiny, soft robots into humans, potentially opening the door for less invasive surgeries and ways to deliver treatments for conditions ranging from colon polyps to stomach cancer to aortic artery blockages. ...
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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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