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2021
January
20,
2021
| 11:52 AM America/New_York
The polls have closed, the ballots have been counted, and when it comes to the coolest Ohio State science story of the year, we’re thrilled to report that the word nerds win. ...
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January
15,
2021
| 09:57 AM America/New_York
A relatively new type of investment fund is luring unsophisticated investors into buying a certain type of stock when values are at their highest, resulting in losses almost immediately, a new study has found. ...
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January
13,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
While we wait for our turn to get vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2, we could – and probably should – use the time to make sure we bring our healthiest emotional and physical selves to the treatment, a new review of previous research suggests. ...
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January
13,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
Scientists at The Ohio State University have discovered a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. ...
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January
12,
2021
| 15:45 PM America/New_York
For those trying to live a healthy lifestyle, the choice between sugar and artificial sweeteners such as saccharin can be confusing. A new study led by Ohio State University researchers found the sugar substitute saccharin doesn’t lead to the develop...
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January
12,
2021
| 12:15 PM America/New_York
You’ve heard of Old Faithful, the Yellowstone National Park geyser that erupts every hour or two, a geological phenomenon on a nearly predictable schedule. Now, an international group of scientists who study space have discovered an astronomical “Old...
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January
12,
2021
| 06:30 AM America/New_York
An unfortunate truth about the use of mechanical ventilation to save the lives of patients in respiratory distress is that the pressure used to inflate the lungs is likely to cause further lung damage. ...
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January
08,
2021
| 08:49 AM America/New_York
Scientists have figured out a cheaper, more efficient way to conduct a chemical reaction at the heart of many biological processes, which may lead to better ways to create biofuels from plants. ...
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January
06,
2021
| 16:25 PM America/New_York
With an idea sparked by observing Buckeye football game tailgates, four students at The Ohio State University have developed a battery pack, delivery system and mobile app to replace emissions-heavy gas generators as a portable power source. ...
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January
06,
2021
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
What does it mean to "own" a piece of conceptual art?  That question led a law professor into an investigation of the tangled relationship between art and law. ...
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January
04,
2021
| 11:10 AM America/New_York
Scientists have developed a machine-learning method that crunches massive amounts of data to help determine which existing medications could improve outcomes in diseases for which they are not prescribed. ...
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2020
December
30,
2020
| 14:04 PM America/New_York
When using social media to nudge people toward safe and healthy behaviors, it’s critical to make sure the words match the pictures, according to a new study. ...
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December
30,
2020
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
The introduction of computer simulation to the identification of symptoms in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has potential to provide an additional objective tool to gauge the presence and severity of behavioral problems...
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December
28,
2020
| 10:24 AM America/New_York
A single positive experience on a psychedelic drug may help reduce stress, depression and anxiety symptoms in Black, Indigenous and people of color whose encounters with racism have had lasting harm, a new study suggests. ...
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December
23,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Tree rings in the Potomac River watershed show evidence of severe droughts and floods over the last 350 years – and scientists can pinpoint the years of those events well enough that they align with writings from people that include Thomas Jefferson....
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December
22,
2020
| 11:41 AM America/New_York
Gun safety policies, including universal background checks and mandatory waiting periods, receive wide support among American gun owners, yet most Americans fail to recognize this fact, a new study suggests. ...
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December
21,
2020
| 12:27 PM America/New_York
Stay tuned for the results of Ohio State’s third-annual “Coolest Science Story of the Year” competition.  ...
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December
21,
2020
| 10:52 AM America/New_York
Two faculty members in The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2020 class of Fellows. ...
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December
21,
2020
| 07:50 AM America/New_York
It’s no secret that grandparents love being around their grandchildren, which is one reason why the COVID-19 pandemic is so hard on them. Here is some advice from other grandparents on how to make the best of it. ...
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December
17,
2020
| 07:22 AM America/New_York
People may cheer the demise of evil villains in fiction, but the deaths we most remember are the meaningful and sad endings of the characters we loved, research suggests. ...
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December
16,
2020
| 13:37 PM America/New_York
A new study offers strong evidence that kids who use e-cigarettes are more likely to take up smoking or smokeless tobacco, researchers say. ...
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December
14,
2020
| 10:24 AM America/New_York
Telling a distressed friend or family member something as simple as “I understand why you feel that way” can go a long way toward helping loved ones feel better, new research suggests. ...
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December
08,
2020
| 14:58 PM America/New_York
Social media influencers vaping glamorously into their social media feeds are often not doing so for free. And new research suggests that calling out their pay-to-play posts as advertisements in a plain, obvious way might have an impact on young peop...
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December
07,
2020
| 11:27 AM America/New_York
At the start of the pandemic, Americans were shocked by empty store shelves as global supply chains sputtered to keep up with demand. But the end of the pandemic is unlikely to solve many of the issues with global supply chains. ...
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December
02,
2020
| 16:42 PM America/New_York
In children with autism, repetitive behaviors and gastrointestinal problems may be connected, new research has found. ...
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December
01,
2020
| 11:08 AM America/New_York
Widespread forest management and protections against deforestation can help mitigate climate change – but will come with a steep cost if deployed as broadly as policymakers have discussed, new research suggests. ...
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November
30,
2020
| 10:59 AM America/New_York
A new study shows that young children have a bias toward paying attention to objects rather than scenes, even when the task is to attend to the scenes. ...
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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
24,
2020
| 13:09 PM America/New_York
More Americans than not believe that college athletes should be allowed to be paid more than what it costs them to go to school, a new national study of nearly 4,000 people suggests. ...
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November
24,
2020
| 11:20 AM America/New_York
Essential workers – including those in restaurants, grocery and retail stores – who scored higher on measures of narcissism shared more than others about their work, a new study has found. ...
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