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2024
April
19,
2024
| 09:55 AM America/New_York
Nearly 1 in 5 older adults in central Ohio report not being prepared for emergencies, such as extreme weather events, or not knowing if they are ready.  That is concerning because research shows older adults are at greater risk of harm during
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April
18,
2024
| 10:08 AM America/New_York
Eight scientists at The Ohio State University have been elected to the 2023 class of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows.
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April
15,
2024
| 13:20 PM America/New_York
Black adults who are experiencing emotion dysregulation and/or psychological disorders, particularly Black men, are more likely to be arrested than are white American adults with symptoms of the same level of severity, a new study has found.
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April
11,
2024
| 06:56 AM America/New_York
A chemical modification in the HIV-1 RNA genome whose function has been a matter of scientific debate is now confirmed to be key to the virus’s ability to survive and thrive after infecting host cells, a new study has found.
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April
10,
2024
| 07:09 AM America/New_York
Some Black youth feel less safe when they visit predominantly white areas of their city, a new study in Columbus has found.
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April
09,
2024
| 14:52 PM America/New_York
In her years of studying the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and its aftermath, Hollie Nyseth Nzitatira has helped increase our understanding of how ordinary people can be coaxed into committing atrocities and how human resilience after genocide helps shape
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April
09,
2024
| 08:03 AM America/New_York
Most Republican voters support childhood vaccine mandates, yet may be discouraged from publicly expressing these views, a new study suggests.  
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March
26,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
When the skeletal remains of a giant ground sloth were first unearthed in 1796, the discovery marked one of the earliest paleontological finds in American history. 
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March
25,
2024
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
Living in a neighborhood with high eviction rates over time is associated with higher rates of psychological distress among pregnant Black women compared to those who live in areas with lower eviction rates, a new study has found.
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March
22,
2024
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
When darkness falls on central Ohio during the total solar eclipse on April 8, will animals think it’s time to go to bed? Will they be anxious? Will they care?
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March
22,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
A new analysis of zooplankton in western Lake Erie shows that their biomass and seasonal behavioral patterns have been drastically altered by human-driven changes in water temperature and food webs.
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March
20,
2024
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
On April 8, millions of observers in Ohio will witness a total solar eclipse, a rare celestial event that promises to be an otherworldly experience. 
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March
18,
2024
| 07:48 AM America/New_York
Venting about a source of anger might feel good in the moment, but it’s not effective at reducing the rage, new research suggests. 
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March
15,
2024
| 12:04 PM America/New_York
Eating fatty food in the days leading up to surgery may prompt a heightened inflammatory response in the brain that interferes for weeks with memory-related cognitive function in older adults – and, new research in animals suggests, even in young
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March
07,
2024
| 08:02 AM America/New_York
A new field promises to usher in a new era of using machine learning and computer vision to tackle small and large-scale questions about the biology of organisms around the globe.
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March
01,
2024
| 10:58 AM America/New_York
Putting off a burdensome task may seem like a universal trait, but new research suggests that people whose negative attitudes tend to dictate their behavior in a range of situations are more likely to delay tackling the task at hand.
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February
29,
2024
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
In a new study, scientists have discovered that viruses that infect microbes contribute to climate change by playing a key role in cycling methane, a potent greenhouse gas, through the environment.
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February
29,
2024
| 11:21 AM America/New_York
The likelihood that a girl will participate in high school sports in the United States is driven not so much by individual choice, new research suggests. Instead, decisions made by parents, the wealth of one’s family and community, and racial
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February
23,
2024
| 10:59 AM America/New_York
Violence against teachers is likely to be higher in schools that focus on grades and test scores than in schools that emphasize student learning, a new study has found. 
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February
19,
2024
| 08:49 AM America/New_York
Until recently, Orthacanthus gracilis could have been considered the “John Smith” of prehistoric shark names, given how common it was.
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February
17,
2024
| 16:31 PM America/New_York
Armed with a catalog of hundreds of thousands of DNA and RNA virus species in the world’s oceans, scientists are now zeroing in on the viruses most likely to combat climate change by helping trap carbon dioxide in seawater or, using similar
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February
17,
2024
| 13:33 PM America/New_York
Imageomics, a new field of science, has made stunning progress in the past year and is on the verge of major discoveries about life on Earth, according to one of the founders of the discipline.
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February
16,
2024
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
 In a new study, researchers have developed a method for capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, powered by clean and relatively inexpensive geothermal energy. 
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February
15,
2024
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
For many people with dementia and the caregivers helping them live at home, mealtime is no picnic. 
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February
13,
2024
| 12:12 PM America/New_York
Researchers have developed the largest-ever dataset of biological images suitable for use by machine learning – and a new vision-based artificial intelligence tool to learn from it.
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February
13,
2024
| 07:37 AM America/New_York
A new study examines the circumstances behind who is found at fault when cars hit pedestrians in an urban area.
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February
08,
2024
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
People with aphasia have more trouble coming up with words they want to use when they’re prompted by images and words that carry negative emotional meaning, new research suggests.
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February
08,
2024
| 09:14 AM America/New_York
Two Ohio State University professors have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Class of 2024 in recognition of sustained excellence in innovation and education.
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February
07,
2024
| 10:57 AM America/New_York
After serving decades in prison, Rwandans convicted of crimes of genocide returned to their communities articulating a “narrative of redemption,” saying they were good people, despite their past crimes.
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February
07,
2024
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Researchers have developed a new deep learning model that promises to significantly improve audio quality in real-world scenarios by taking advantage of a previously underutilized tool: human perception.
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