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2020
April
04,
2020
| 03:15 PM America/New_York
During this global pandemic, perhaps it is more important than ever to express gratitude to the important people in our lives – not just loved ones, but the countless public officials, health care professionals and others who are fighting on the fron...
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April
02,
2020
| 08:02 PM America/New_York
To truly understand an animal species is to observe its behavior and social networks in the wild. With new technology described today (April 2) in PLOS Biology, researchers are able to track tiny animals that divide their time between flying around i...
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April
02,
2020
| 01:45 PM America/New_York
The virus might be keeping people apart; music can help bring them together -- and just might have a positive effect on your physiological response to stress. ...
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April
01,
2020
| 09:04 PM America/New_York
Four weeks ago, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced they had made the difficult decision to limit spectators and cancel the expo at the Arnold Sports Festival to be held March 4-7. Central Ohio didn’t identify its first ...
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March
31,
2020
| 01:30 PM America/New_York
A team of cybersecurity researchers has discovered that a large number of cell phone applications contain hardcoded secrets allowing others to access private data or block content provided by users. ...
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March
30,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
There’s a price to pay when you get your news and political information from the same place you find funny memes and cat pictures, new research suggests. ...
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March
26,
2020
| 02:26 PM America/New_York
Scientists have found a way in the laboratory to shorten the time it takes to create a key chemical used to synthesize a variety of medications, fertilizers and other important substances. The finding could make a number of industrial manufacturing p...
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March
25,
2020
| 12:30 PM America/New_York
A recent study suggests that even organized efforts to clean surfaces can fall short, a reminder for us all that keeping our surroundings clean may require some additional work. ...
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March
24,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Researchers have used artificial intelligence to detect Vietnam War-era bomb craters in Cambodia from satellite images – with the hope that it can help find unexploded bombs. ...
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March
21,
2020
| 03:39 PM America/New_York
In an era of political polarization in America, much of which is related to issues of race, it appears that members of one group have their own take on a history book written by an Ohio State scholar 16 years ago. ...
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March
19,
2020
| 04:01 PM America/New_York
We humans can explain how our relationships with college roommates and co-workers have formed over the years, but scientists haven’t had a good grip on how friendly connections among strangers are made between animals – until now. ...
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March
19,
2020
| 11:41 AM America/New_York
The last thing parents should do is stress themselves about making their child complete all of the assignments they were given when schools shut down, said a child development researcher at Ohio State. ...
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March
17,
2020
| 05:34 PM America/New_York
For 25 years, astronomy researchers at The Ohio State University have gathered daily at 10:30 a.m., filling a conference room, cradling cups of coffee, and ready to engage in some friendly-but-fierce debates about the latest discoveries in space. Lik...
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March
12,
2020
| 03:53 PM America/New_York
Carpets in places with elevated moisture levels – a bath mat in a bathroom, a shag carpet under a humidifier in a bedroom – are more likely to harbor mold than carpets in drier areas of homes, new research has found. ...
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March
10,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
People who rate themselves as highly knowledgeable about a new infectious disease threat could also be more likely to believe they don’t know enough, a new study suggests. ...
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March
09,
2020
| 04:37 PM America/New_York
Go ahead and be grateful for the good things in your life. Just don’t think that a gratitude intervention will help you feel less depressed or anxious. ...
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March
06,
2020
| 07:09 PM America/New_York
A relatively new theory that identifies universal concerns underlying human judgment could be key to helping people with opposing views on an issue coax each other to a different way of thinking, new research suggests. ...
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March
06,
2020
| 04:44 PM America/New_York
One of the greatest mysteries in astrophysics these days is a tiny subatomic particle called a neutrino, so small that it passes through matter – the atmosphere, our bodies, the very Earth – without detection. A new study published today in the journ...
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March
05,
2020
| 12:54 PM America/New_York
A study of social interactions among vampire bats that felt sick suggests family comes first when illness strikes – and may help explain which social interactions are most likely to contribute to disease transmission. ...
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March
04,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Young children from low-income homes whose mothers reported frequent use of toxic chemicals such as household cleaners were more likely to show delays in language development by age 2, a new study found. ...
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March
03,
2020
| 05:25 PM America/New_York
A new child can spark feelings of jealousy in a person who already fears being abandoned by his or her partner, research suggests. ...
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February
28,
2020
| 04:48 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees heard a presentation Wednesday about the university’s proposal to establish a Center of Microbiome Science that capitalizes on Ohio State’s interdisciplinary breadth and specific research strengths in this ...
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February
24,
2020
| 04:48 PM America/New_York
A new study shows that physical abuse of children in high-risk homes, especially when they’re toddlers or teens, dramatically increases the odds that their adolescent experimentation with cigarettes will lead to a heavy smoking habit. ...
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February
16,
2020
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
Interacting with other people is almost always a game of reading cues and volleying back. We think a smile conveys happiness, so we offer a smile in return. We think a frown shows sadness, and maybe we attempt to cheer that person up. Some businesses...
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February
13,
2020
| 03:19 PM America/New_York
Researchers — and parents — have long known that babies learn to speak by mimicking the words they hear. But a new study shows that babies also might try to imitate the singing they hear in songs. ...
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February
12,
2020
| 05:57 PM America/New_York
A new study uses China’s one-child policy to show that having fewer children leads women to achieve higher levels of education. ...
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February
12,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
When scientists and others use their specialized jargon terms while communicating with the general public, the effects are much worse than just making what they’re saying hard to understand. ...
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February
11,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
When it comes to entertainment, people enjoy seeing bad guys get their punishment more than seeing them be forgiven, a new study reveals. ...
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February
10,
2020
| 10:35 PM America/New_York
When it comes to adapting to the effects of climate change, scientists and policymakers are thinking too small, according to a new research review. ...
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February
10,
2020
| 09:00 PM America/New_York
Human beings altered one of the highest peaks in the Himalayas hundreds of years before a person ever set foot there, new research has found. ...
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