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2020
February
24,
2020
| 04:48 PM America/New_York
A new study shows that physical abuse of children in high-risk homes, especially when they’re toddlers or teens, dramatically increases the odds that their adolescent experimentation with cigarettes will lead to a heavy smoking habit. ...
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February
16,
2020
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
Interacting with other people is almost always a game of reading cues and volleying back. We think a smile conveys happiness, so we offer a smile in return. We think a frown shows sadness, and maybe we attempt to cheer that person up. Some businesses...
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February
13,
2020
| 03:19 PM America/New_York
Researchers — and parents — have long known that babies learn to speak by mimicking the words they hear. But a new study shows that babies also might try to imitate the singing they hear in songs. ...
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February
10,
2020
| 10:35 PM America/New_York
When it comes to adapting to the effects of climate change, scientists and policymakers are thinking too small, according to a new research review. ...
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February
10,
2020
| 09:00 PM America/New_York
Human beings altered one of the highest peaks in the Himalayas hundreds of years before a person ever set foot there, new research has found. ...
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February
06,
2020
| 03:19 PM America/New_York
A new study is the first to suggest that children’s exposure to discrimination can harm their mothers’ health. ...
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February
03,
2020
| 05:03 PM America/New_York
By figuring out how a common virus hides from the immune system, scientists have identified a potential vaccine to prevent sometimes-deadly respiratory infections in humans. ...
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January
27,
2020
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
The materials the United States and other countries plan to use to store high-level nuclear waste will likely degrade faster than anyone previously knew because of the way those materials interact, new research shows. ...
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January
20,
2020
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Scientists for the first time have developed a single molecule that can absorb sunlight efficiently and also act as a catalyst to transform solar energy into hydrogen, a clean alternative to fuel for things like gas-powered vehicles. ...
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January
17,
2020
| 04:00 PM America/New_York
Acid reflux drugs that are sometimes recommended to ease stomach problems during cancer treatment may have an unintended side effect: impairment of breast cancer survivors’ memory and concentration. ...
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January
16,
2020
| 09:41 PM America/New_York
The halo that surrounds our Milky Way galaxy is hotter and made up of different proportions of elements than scientists previously thought, new research shows. The findings are the first to show that multiple gases exist in the Milky Way’s halo — or ...
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January
16,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/New_York
Scientists studying fossils collected 35 years ago have identified them as the oldest-known scorpion species, a prehistoric animal from about 437 million years ago. The researchers found that the animal likely had the capacity to breathe in both anci...
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January
15,
2020
| 03:28 PM America/New_York
The first animal study of a pig virus’s potential to jump to another species shows that the virus, once introduced to a select group of birds, is easily transmitted to healthy chickens and turkeys. ...
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January
06,
2020
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Researchers have developed a way to prop up a struggling immune system to enable its fight against sepsis, a deadly condition resulting from the body’s extreme reaction to infection. ...
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January
02,
2020
| 08:01 PM America/New_York
A research team has developed an open-source data-management system that the scientists hope will solve all of those problems. The researchers outlined their system today in the journal PLOS ONE. ...
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2019
December
18,
2019
| 10:32 PM America/New_York
Scientists have for the first time “unmixed” the black pigment that colors our skin and gives bananas their spots. ...
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December
16,
2019
| 05:04 PM America/New_York
Any economic and conservation benefits associated with time-of-use electricity billing could be achieved at the expense of some of the most vulnerable citizens in our society: people with disabilities and the elderly, new research suggests. ...
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December
15,
2019
| 10:01 PM America/New_York
Autumn 2019 commencement The Ohio State University Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 2 p.m., Schottenstein Center Number of degrees and certificates Doctoral 208 Professional 13 Masters 425 Bachelors...
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December
13,
2019
| 07:16 PM America/New_York
Astronomers are making the case for a new mission to search for Earth-like planets outside our solar system. The mission, nicknamed “HabEx” for “The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory,” would use a telescope with a mirror larger than Hubble’s, and would...
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December
12,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
Bans and other policies restricting e-cigarette sales could do more public harm than good, according to a group of public-health, tobacco-policy and ethics experts. ...
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December
12,
2019
| 04:21 PM America/New_York
The out-of-pocket financial burden for insured working Americans is substantial and growing – especially when it comes to out-of-network, non-emergency hospital care, a new study has found. Researchers at The Ohio State University analyzed claims fro...
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December
11,
2019
| 05:20 PM America/New_York
Scientists have released satellite images that, for the first time, show how fast Greenland’s glaciers are retreating. The images, presentated at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union, s show a sharp increase in retreat beginning aroun...
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December
11,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Country music songwriters must perform a careful dance when they work with famous singers who may be less talented at writing songs but bring the needed star power to attract fans – and, importantly, to get the song recorded in the first place, resea...
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December
09,
2019
| 09:00 PM America/New_York
The last remaining tropical glaciers between the Himalayas and the Andes will disappear in the next decade – and possibly sooner – due to climate change, a new study has found. The glaciers in Papua, Indonesia, are “the canaries in the coal mine” for...
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December
05,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/New_York
Help us choose the "coolest science story of the year" by voting in Ohio State’s second-annual “Coolest Science Story of the Year” competition.  ...
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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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