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2021
November
02,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
With the economy still rebounding from the pandemic and a polarized political climate generating heated debates about the state of democracy, many are wondering what the future holds. Two researchers from The Ohio State University say studying the pa...
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2019
July
08,
2019
| 03:00 AM America/New_York
In an era of concern over “fake news,” a new study finds that people draw a distinction between information sources that are dishonest and those that are biased. ...
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March
25,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
People who have trouble with romantic relationships may watch movies and TV shows for more than just a chance to escape from their lives for a bit. New research suggests that people with attachment issues are more likely than others to be engaged ...
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March
06,
2019
| 11:23 AM America/New_York
On March 8, some Americans will send greeting cards to the important women in their lives to celebrate “International Women’s Day.” Little do most of them know about the radical origins of the holiday they are marking, said Birgitte Søland, profes...
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January
28,
2019
| 11:43 AM America/New_York
The Earth’s atmosphere and oceans play important roles in moving heat from one part of the world to another, and new research is illuminating how those patterns are changing in the face of climate change. “The greenhouse effect and carbon dioxide ...
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2018
November
05,
2018
| 16:00 PM America/New_York
SAN DIEGO – New research could help explain why stress early in life can create vulnerabilities to mood and anxiety disorders later on. The study, led by researchers at The Ohio State University, was presented Nov. 5 in San Diego at the annual Soc...
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October
09,
2018
| 06:55 AM America/New_York
Researchers have developed designer molecules that may one day be able to seek out and trap deadly nerve agents and other toxic compounds in the environment – and possibly in humans. The scientists, led by organic chemists from The Ohio State Univ...
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September
17,
2018
| 07:03 AM America/New_York
Many women in doctoral degree programs in fields like engineering and physics are in a class of their own – and that’s not a good thing. A new study found that the fewer females who enter a doctoral program at the same time, the less likely any on...
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August
13,
2018
| 12:31 PM America/New_York
One of the most remarkable things about the iconic yellow and blue stripes of zebrafish is that they reliably appear at all. Zebrafish begin life as transparent embryos, with three types of pigment cells on their skin. As they develop, the pigment...
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August
13,
2018
| 00:05 AM America/New_York
Young black males feel less safe when they go to neighborhoods with a larger white population than occurs in areas they normally visit, a new study suggests. Researchers gave 506 black youths in Columbus smartphones that tracked their locations fo...
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June
25,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
Deep in the rocky earth, in the liquid-filled cracks created by fracking, lives a community of highly interactive microbes – one that could at once have serious implications for energy companies, human health and scientists investigating the potentia...
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June
19,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
It’s been six years since scientists confirmed the existence of a long-theorized particle called the Higgs boson, finally providing an explanation for how other particles acquire mass. Conditions on Earth make it extremely difficult to detect this...
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May
31,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
Detecting patterns is an important part of how humans learn and make decisions. Now, researchers have seen what is happening in people’s brains as they first find patterns in information they are presented. Findings showed that the brain processes...
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