Articles tagged with 'Research News' | The Ohio State University

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2020
May
28,
2020
| 05:37 PM America/New_York
A new study suggests, for obese or overweight adults, that any amount of exercise might lower the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in the next 10 years. ...
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May
28,
2020
| 01:23 PM America/New_York
New research provides insight into how housing prices and neighborhood values have become polarized in some urban areas, with the rich getting richer and the poor becoming poorer. ...
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May
27,
2020
| 08:01 PM America/New_York
Scientists who’ve taken the first look at bacteria in young and healthy vapers’ mouths say that the potential for future disease lies just below the surface. ...
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May
26,
2020
| 04:35 PM America/New_York
Despite the political tensions between the United States and China, scientists in the two countries are working together more than ever to study the COVID-19 virus, a new study suggests. ...
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May
21,
2020
| 10:05 PM America/New_York
Ohio has seen a growing disparity between abortion rates in rural and urban communities, later abortions, and less use of medication abortion care as the state has heavily regulated abortion and clinics have closed, a new study has found. ...
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May
20,
2020
| 06:06 PM America/New_York
When researchers asked prospective study participants who they would like to see in videos promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors, the answer was unequivocal: They wanted to see themselves – that is, other mothers living in low-income households who w...
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May
18,
2020
| 05:06 PM America/New_York
New research suggests mindfulness training may help multiple sclerosis patients in two very different ways: regulating negative emotions and improving processing speed. ...
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May
14,
2020
| 07:57 PM America/New_York
Religion sounds different during a pandemic. Researchers at the American Religious Sounds Project, led by The Ohio State University and Michigan State University, are collecting and cataloging those sounds in an attempt to understand how the pandemic...
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May
13,
2020
| 07:49 PM America/New_York
Some of us might have been happy to leave mathematics behind in high school or college, but as the COVID-19 pandemic has spread, math has had a daily effect on all of our lives – even if we don’t have to crunch the numbers ourselves. ...
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May
13,
2020
| 07:22 PM America/New_York
Job skills training for low-income youth does more than just help them get better jobs – it makes them significantly less likely than others to use some illicit drugs, even 16 years later. ...
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May
12,
2020
| 01:45 PM America/New_York
Fatty food may feel like a friend during these troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate – not great news for people whose diets have gone south while they’re worki...
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May
11,
2020
| 01:26 PM America/New_York
Actions by state governments to try to limit the spread of COVID-19 played only a secondary role in the historic spike in U.S. unemployment in March, according to new research. ...
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May
07,
2020
| 03:32 PM America/New_York
The story of how the pandemic is affecting societies around the world is still unfolding, but ice accumulating on high-elevation ice fields around the world, as well as in Greenland, is almost certainly collecting physical, chemical and biological ev...
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May
05,
2020
| 06:58 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University’s Office of Research announced details of the final round of funding to boost research in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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May
05,
2020
| 04:36 PM America/New_York
A new study offers a rare look at how black and white people listen to each other during political discussions, including those that touch on controversial issues about race. ...
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May
04,
2020
| 01:17 PM America/New_York
Ohio drivers encountering fewer vehicles on the roads during the COVID-19 pandemic are responding by driving faster, a new Ohio State University analysis finds. ...
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April
29,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/New_York
The land masses of Japan shifted from east to west to east again in the months before the strongest earthquake in the country’s recorded history, a 2011 magnitude-9 earthquake that killed more than 15,500 people, new research shows. ...
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April
27,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/New_York
Lactating mothers who use e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapies may be putting their breastfed babies at risk for skull defects, a new study in animals suggests. ...
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April
27,
2020
| 02:26 PM America/New_York
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across America between March and April, the percentage of Ohioans who perceived they were at risk of catching the virus decreased, according to a new Ohio State University survey. ...
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April
24,
2020
| 03:15 PM America/New_York
In some ways, the COVID-19 pandemic has stopped scientific research cold. In other ways, it has inspired new ways of conducting research – not to mention that it has created a deep need for scientific breakthroughs in everything from medicine to engi...
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April
22,
2020
| 12:23 PM America/New_York
Feeling prepared and confident about a job interview you have tomorrow is great. But a new study suggests that you may bring that sense of confidence into other parts of your life for which you might not be nearly so prepared. ...
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April
20,
2020
| 05:18 PM America/New_York
Farmers in parts of the western United States who rely on snowmelt to help irrigate their crops will be among the hardest hit in the world by climate change, a new study reveals ...
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April
20,
2020
| 12:54 PM America/New_York
When faced with a decision, people may know which choice gives them the best chance of success, but still take the other option, a new study suggests. ...
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April
18,
2020
| 09:30 PM America/New_York
The anxiety of trying to stay safe through the COVID-19 pandemic is not reserved only for the humans enduring stay-at-home orders and social isolation. Pets might be anxious, too. ...
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April
17,
2020
| 06:19 PM America/New_York
Infectious disease experts and engineers at The Ohio State University were part of a national team of scientists who developed a nasal pharyngeal swab – a key part of the kits necessary to test for the novel coronavirus – and have found ways to produ...
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April
16,
2020
| 06:49 PM America/New_York
The most elite players in college football increase revenue for their school football programs by an average of $650,000 a year, a first-of-its-kind study suggests. ...
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April
16,
2020
| 04:29 PM America/New_York
As coronavirus (COVID-19) cases mount, society is pinning hope on research and creative inquiry to solve the myriad health and community challenges. Collaboration on solutions is made more difficult by the pandemic’s stay at home order, which leaves ...
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April
15,
2020
| 03:48 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has launched a funding program for a series of research projects to rapidly address critical health and community problems associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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April
13,
2020
| 01:02 PM America/New_York
Despite the time spent with smartphones and social media, young people today are just as socially skilled as those from the previous generation, a new study suggests. ...
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April
08,
2020
| 07:29 PM America/New_York
Medical marijuana users who say they have high levels of pain are more likely than those with low pain to say they use cannabis three or more times a day, a new study finds. ...
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