Ohio State News (Research News)

2019
October
18,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Fifty years later, Ohio State looks back at the first all-female scientific expedition to Antarctica. ...
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October
17,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
​Organic chemists at The Ohio State University have figured out how to synthesize the most common molecule arrangement in medicine, a scientific discovery that could change the way a number of drugs – including one most commonly used to treat ovarian...
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October
16,
2019
| 08:14 PM America/New_York
Researchers now have a better idea of why people who rely on partisan news outlets are more likely to believe falsehoods about political opponents. ...
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October
14,
2019
| 08:55 PM America/New_York
For thousands of young adults who are homeless, opioid use seems practically analogous with living on the streets. A new grant looks for ways to change that. ...
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October
11,
2019
| 06:12 PM America/New_York
6 Questions for a Scientist, featuring human sciences professor Claire Kamp Dush ...
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October
09,
2019
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
A vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been elusive, but scientists say a new discovery puts them much closer to success. ...
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October
08,
2019
| 06:05 PM America/New_York
If you want to convince people not to trust an inaccurate political post on Facebook, labeling it as satire can help, a new study finds. ...
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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
02,
2019
| 02:29 PM America/New_York
Researchers at The Ohio State University, in collaboration with scientists around the world, have made a discovery that could provide new insights into how superconductors might move energy more efficiently to power homes, industries and vehicles. ...
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September
27,
2019
| 08:35 PM America/New_York
​People who get their water from rural, small water systems are at a greater health risk of exposure to bacteria and other harmful pathogens, according to a recent study in the journal AWWA Water Science. ...
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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
25,
2019
| 01:21 PM America/New_York
Schools serving disadvantaged and minority children teach as much to their students as those serving more advantaged kids, according to a new nationwide study. ...
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September
23,
2019
| 02:14 PM America/New_York
An international team of scientists has figured out how to capture heat and turn it into electricity. The discovery, published this week in the journal Science Advances, could create more efficient energy generation from heat in things like car exhau...
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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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September
18,
2019
| 01:01 PM America/New_York
Proteins keep our organs functioning, regulate our cells and are the targets for medications that treat a number of diseases, including cancers and neurological diseases. Proteins need to move in order to function. But, because the technology they us...
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September
17,
2019
| 04:17 PM America/New_York
Researchers have long known that childhood trauma is linked to poorer health for women at midlife. A new study shows one important reason why. ...
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September
16,
2019
| 07:54 PM America/New_York
Some of the anti-cancer benefits of tomatoes, specifically those from a compound called lycopene, could disappear when they’re eaten with iron-rich foods, according to a new study from The Ohio State University. ...
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September
12,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
A new study suggests that distractions – those pesky interruptions that pull us away from our goals – might change our perception of what’s real, making us believe we saw something different from what we actually saw. ...
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September
11,
2019
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Contrary to popular belief, war is not declining, according to a new analysis of the last 200 years of international conflict. ...
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September
10,
2019
| 03:28 PM America/New_York
For the first time, research in mice has shown a link between a genetic mutation, flu and heart irregularities that researchers say might one day improve the care of flu patients. ...
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September
09,
2019
| 09:03 PM America/New_York
Being good at math relates to better financial and medical outcomes – unless you don’t have confidence in your own abilities with numbers, new research suggests. ...
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September
09,
2019
| 01:27 PM America/New_York
A team of paleoclimatologists on a recent expedition to recover glacier ice in Peru encountered the anger of a local community, fueled by local politics that had nothing to do with science. Here's what happened next.  ...
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September
06,
2019
| 05:04 PM America/New_York
Suicide is becoming more common in America, an increase most pronounced in rural areas, new research has found. ...
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September
05,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Just because students ace their tests in health class doesn’t mean they will remember and use lessons about preventing pregnancy and HIV infection when it counts, a new study suggests. ...
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September
04,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
Women who choose to shave or wax their pubic hair might not be raising their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) after all, according to a new study that found no connection between “extreme” grooming and chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...
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September
03,
2019
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
If you want to achieve a goal, make sure you share your objective with the right person. In a new set of studies, researchers found that people showed greater goal commitment and performance when they told their goal to someone they believed had high...
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August
29,
2019
| 10:06 PM America/New_York
Researchers have created a new computer model to predict the life and performance of batteries that could power some passenger airplanes, a step forward for cleaner, more efficient air travel. ...
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August
29,
2019
| 01:01 PM America/New_York
Americans throw out a lot more food than they expect they will, food waste that is likely driven in part by ambiguous date labels on packages, a new study has found. ...
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