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2022
November
28,
2022
| 07:51 AM America/New_York
Giving some homeless mothers with young children a place to live may do little to help them if it is not combined with support services, a first-of-its-kind study showed....
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November
22,
2022
| 13:57 PM America/New_York
Three currently circulating omicron subvariants of SARS-CoV-2 – including two that currently make up almost 50% of reported COVID-19 infections in the U.S. – are better at evading vaccine- and infection-generated neutralizing antibodies than earlier ...
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November
21,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
The number of stores selling alcohol in a neighborhood is linked to cases of child abuse and neglect in the same area, a new study suggests....
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November
18,
2022
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
Toxins released by a type of bacteria that cause diarrheal disease hijack cell processes and force important proteins to assemble into “roads to nowhere,” redirecting the proteins away from other jobs that are key to proper cell function, a new study...
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November
17,
2022
| 08:59 AM America/New_York
A team of Ohio State University experts has been awarded a contract through Brillient Corporation to complete an independent review of the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory actions and decisions on currently approved opioid medications....
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November
15,
2022
| 12:34 PM America/New_York
Adopting some of the strategies behind successfully treating the childhood disease spinal muscular atrophy may enable development of therapies to curb the muscle decline that accompanies aging, new research suggests....
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November
15,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Reproductive health experts consider hormonal contraceptives good choices for adolescents because they’re safe and highly effective at preventing pregnancy, but one aspect of their effect on the teenage body remains a mystery – whether and how they m...
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November
14,
2022
| 12:15 PM America/New_York
Researchers from The Ohio State University are using dust trapped in glacier ice in Tibet to document past changes in Earth’s intricate climate system – and maybe one day help predict future changes. ...
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November
14,
2022
| 08:28 AM America/New_York
It doesn’t take long for gaps to appear between children who participate in extracurricular activities and kids who don’t, a new study found....
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November
08,
2022
| 13:21 PM America/New_York
Two weeks of eating a diet heavy in tomatoes increased the diversity of gut microbes and altered gut bacteria toward a more favorable profile in young pigs, researchers found....
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October
26,
2022
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
Belief that the COVID-19 pandemic was a hoax – that its severity was exaggerated or that the virus was deliberately released for sinister reasons – functions as a “gateway” to believing in conspiracy theories generally, new research has found....
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October
21,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
One natural disaster can knock out electric service to millions. A new study suggests that back-to-back disasters could cause catastrophic damage, but the research also identifies new ways to monitor and maintain power grids....
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October
20,
2022
| 09:40 AM America/New_York
Poverty rates vary between U.S. states as much as they do between European countries, a new study suggests....
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October
18,
2022
| 11:54 AM America/New_York
The types of ocean bacteria known to absorb carbon dioxide from the air require more energy – in the form of carbon – and other resources when they’re simultaneously infected by viruses and face attack from nearby predators, new research has found....
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October
18,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Meteors may help astronomers devise a new way to locate dark matter – mysterious and invisible particles that have so far only been discerned by the effect they have on the natural world....
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October
17,
2022
| 11:26 AM America/New_York
There’s a “sweet spot” for how much employees should be digitally connected to their jobs after hours, a new study suggests....
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October
16,
2022
| 13:24 PM America/New_York
Aram Dobalian, professor of public health, is an expert in health care quality and access during natural disasters. Dobalian discussed the role of public health leaders and health administrators in disaster response as destructive events become more ...
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October
13,
2022
| 13:31 PM America/New_York
Steven Prohira, a physicist and a former postdoctoral researcher at The Ohio State University, has been named a recipient of the 2022 MacArthur Fellowship, a prize often called the “genius grant.”...
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October
10,
2022
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
“Smart surveillance” for viral spillover from animals to humans, targeted preparedness and drug and vaccine research, and worldwide cooperation on surveillance and stopping disease spread are required to reduce deaths and lessen the economic conseque...
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October
10,
2022
| 15:05 PM America/New_York
Researchers have identified a promising strategy for development of broad-spectrum antiviral therapies that centers around promoting a strong immune response capable of stopping a number of viruses in their infectious tracks. ...
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October
10,
2022
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
A new study provides the best evidence to date that scientists overall are most innovative and creative early in their careers....
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October
07,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
A traffic engineer at The Ohio State University has been invited to serve on an expert panel of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.  ...
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October
06,
2022
| 13:46 PM America/New_York
Emergency crews responding to hurricane-damaged areas may soon get an assist from a machine learning model that can better predict the extent of building damage soon after the storm passes....
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October
03,
2022
| 12:12 PM America/New_York
A research finding in mice that the drug gabapentin improved rehab compliance after spinal cord injury led scientists to a related, unexpected discovery: Injured mice that didn’t receive gabapentin and declined to exercise by themselves were willing ...
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September
30,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Researchers have identified enough biological details about a virus endemic in African primates to suggest that this virus, which causes a hemorrhagic fever disease in monkeys, has decent potential to spill over to humans....
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September
28,
2022
| 09:07 AM America/New_York
The past may be a fixed and immutable point, but with the help of machine learning, the future can at times be more easily divined....
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September
27,
2022
| 10:13 AM America/New_York
Trees have long been known to buffer humans from the worst effects of climate change by pulling carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Now new research shows just how much forests have been bulking up on that excess carbon...
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September
26,
2022
| 08:03 AM America/New_York
Children have a secret power that helps them avoid a “learning trap” that adults may sometimes fall into: Kids just can’t focus their attention....
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September
21,
2022
| 08:07 AM America/New_York
A new study provides the best evidence to date that preferences of white consumers helped drive private businesses to discriminate against Black customers before the Civil Rights Act of 1964....
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September
20,
2022
| 08:08 AM America/New_York
Vampire bats infected with the rabies virus aren’t likely to act stereotypically “rabid,” according to a new study – instead, infected male bats tended to withdraw socially, scaling back on the common habit of grooming each other before they died of ...
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