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Ohio State News (Research News)

2021
November
24,
2021
| 07:57 AM America/New_York
A recent study examining the early learning experiences of children from birth to age 5 found that Franklin County lags behind national averages when it comes to how many eligible children enroll in formal early education programs – by as much as 10 ...
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November
22,
2021
| 07:20 AM America/New_York
When it comes to your health, being willing to give social support to your spouse, friends and family may be just as important as receiving assistance, a new study suggests. ...
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November
18,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Nearly $1.4 million has been awarded to seven interdisciplinary Ohio State research teams through the President’s Research Excellence (PRE) program. The program’s goal is to promote innovation and enhance the university’s standing among international...
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November
18,
2021
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
Circadian dysfunction linked to Alzheimer’s disease is known to disrupt sleep and daily activity patterns. New research in a mouse model of the disease suggests beta-amyloid buildup in the brain, one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease, could als...
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November
16,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
The most common pharmaceuticals on the market are made by chaining together rings of molecules to create the drugs that treat conditions including pain, depression and leukemia. But creating those rings and forming them in a way that is tailored to e...
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November
15,
2021
| 09:49 AM America/New_York
Efforts to protect threatened and endangered species in central Africa might be more successful if they focused on a smaller geographic area, new research suggests. ...
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November
10,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Volunteer citizen scientists parsing data from a network of telescopes around the world this year identified 10,000 new variable stars in the Milky Way, according to a recent paper. ...
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November
09,
2021
| 08:55 AM America/New_York
New research suggests there may someday be a role for ibuprofen in providing older adults with lasting immunity against RSV, a virus commonly associated with infants and young kids that also rivals the flu as a dangerous wintertime infection for the ...
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November
05,
2021
| 08:25 AM America/New_York
In the spring of 2020, when much of the U.S. was locked down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jolie Braun, curator of modern literature and manuscripts for The Ohio State University Libraries, began noticing that people were telling the stories of t...
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November
03,
2021
| 06:32 AM America/New_York
Several U.S. cities have instituted taxes on drinks with added sugar in order to reduce consumption, but new research suggests these policies currently have one fatal flaw. ...
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November
02,
2021
| 11:15 AM America/New_York
A new study using mouse models adds to the evidence that chemotherapy can enhance cancer’s spread beyond the primary tumor, showing how one chemo drug allows breast cancer cells to squeeze through and attach to blood vessel linings in the lungs. ...
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November
02,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Fan’s work reached an important milestone recently when Akron-based Babcock & Wilcox licensed a chemical looping process and oxygen carrier particle used for decarbonization and the production of hydrogen, steam and/or syngas. ...
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November
01,
2021
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
Women are less likely than men to ask for more time to complete projects with adjustable deadlines at work or school, new research finds. ...
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November
01,
2021
| 08:44 AM America/New_York
A new study provides a novel way of showing that medical research does indeed save lives, starting in the local communities where it is produced. ...
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October
27,
2021
| 07:31 AM America/New_York
Experienced older workers will retire eventually, but a new study suggests how employers may persuade some of them to stick around for a few more years. ...
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October
26,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/New_York
Exposure to the heavy metal cadmium is known to irritate the stomach and lungs or cause kidney disease, but new research links another health issue to inadvertently ingesting low doses of the pollutant: high activation of the antibodies that cause an...
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October
20,
2021
| 10:51 AM America/New_York
For decades, scientists have wondered how large molecules such as proteins pass through cell walls, also known as plasma membranes, without leaving a trace. That ability is part of what makes certain drugs ­­­­– including some cancer treatments and t...
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October
18,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
Americans may respect and admire how individual billionaires – think Oprah Winfrey or Bill Gates – made their billions, even as they rage against the “top 1%” as a group, new research finds. ...
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October
14,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Four weeks on a diet of highly processed food led to a strong inflammatory response in the brains of aging rats that was accompanied by behavioral signs of memory loss, a new study has found. ...
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October
12,
2021
| 06:45 AM America/New_York
Lung cancer patients whose symptoms of depression got worse after diagnosis died significantly earlier than those whose symptoms stayed the same or improved, a new study shows. ...
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October
07,
2021
| 00:01 AM America/New_York
The medication naloxone is so effective at saving the lives of opioid overdose victims that some people worry that it might make drug users think heroin and related drugs are no longer risky. But a new study suggests that is not the case. ...
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October
06,
2021
| 08:13 AM America/New_York
A study of more than 1,000 mothers estranged from their adult children found that nearly 80% believed that an ex-husband or their son- or daughter-in-law had turned their children against them. ...
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October
05,
2021
| 07:19 AM America/New_York
Low-income people were the least likely to reduce their local travel during the COVID-19 lockdown, probably because they still had to go to work, a case study in Columbus suggests. ...
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October
04,
2021
| 07:50 AM America/New_York
The first look at a threatened rattlesnake species’ recent genetic history suggests that inbreeding necessitated by limited habitat may not be as detrimental as theory would predict it to be. ...
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September
29,
2021
| 07:34 AM America/New_York
People learn valuable information from how long others hesitate before making their decisions, a new study suggests. ...
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September
28,
2021
| 08:45 AM America/New_York
With fewer people on the road during the early days of the pandemic, more drivers were speeding and driving recklessly, resulting in more crashes being deadly, a new study found. ...
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September
23,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Vampire bats that form bonds in captivity and continue those “friendships” in the wild also hunt together, meeting up over a meal after independent departures from the roost, according to a new study. ...
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September
22,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/New_York
While many people focus on the role of drugs in overdose deaths, a recent study shows that deaths where drugs were a contributing cause are also on the rise. ...
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September
22,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Engineering researchers have developed a method to use signals broadcast by Starlink internet service satellites to accurately locate a position here on Earth, much like GPS does. It is the first time the Starlink system has been harnessed by researc...
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September
21,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Scientists have developed a method using machine learning to better analyze data from a powerful scientific tool: nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). One way NMR data can be used is to understand proteins and chemical reactions in the human body. NMR i...
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