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

Ohio State News (Research science)

2021
February
24,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Politicization of the COVID-19 pandemic had a powerful influence over adherence to social distancing guidelines in the United States and why people did, or did not, comply during the lockdown days, a new study has found. ...
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February
24,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is conducting more COVID-19 tests per week than some states. ...
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February
23,
2021
| 07:26 AM America/New_York
Scientists from around the world have published more than 87,000 papers about coronavirus between the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and October 2020, a new analysis shows. ...
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February
22,
2021
| 14:48 PM America/New_York
If depression is making it more difficult for some unemployed people to land a job, one type of therapy may help, research suggests. ...
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February
22,
2021
| 11:14 AM America/New_York
Fool the novel coronavirus once and it can’t cause infection of cells, new research suggests. ...
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February
17,
2021
| 14:25 PM America/New_York
Though Ohio never formally enacted a so-called “heartbeat bill” banning abortions after six weeks of gestation, legislative and legal actions appear to have fueled beliefs that abortion is illegal in the state, a new study has found. ...
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February
17,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
It was spring 2010 and Kristina Johnson found herself at the White House, shaking hands with then-President Barack Obama at an event to get school-aged kids excited about science. At the time, Johnson, now the 16th president of The Ohio State Univers...
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February
12,
2021
| 07:49 AM America/New_York
For many of Mexico’s Indigenous people, poor and ignored by state and federal governments, the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic is one that rests primarily with themselves. ...
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February
10,
2021
| 08:16 AM America/New_York
The death of a vampire bat 19 days after giving birth presented scientists studying the animals in 2019 with an unexpected chance to observe a rare event: a female bat’s adoption of an unrelated baby. ...
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February
08,
2021
| 12:04 PM America/New_York
We know that what happens in the mouth doesn’t stay in the mouth – but the oral cavity’s connection to the rest of the body goes way beyond chewing, swallowing and digestion. ...
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February
04,
2021
| 15:09 PM America/New_York
Considering the greater good by social distancing during a pandemic turns out to have an attractive personal benefit: A new study has found that staying away from others also reduces an individual person’s chances of contracting COVID-19. ...
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February
02,
2021
| 07:42 AM America/New_York
People who start adulthood with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range and move later in life to being overweight – but never obese – tend to live the longest, a new study suggests. ...
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February
01,
2021
| 11:02 AM America/New_York
A new deep-learning model that can predict how human genes and medicines will interact has identified at least 10 compounds that may hold promise as treatments for COVID-19. ...
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February
01,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
Antarctic ice is melting, contributing massive amounts of water to the world’s seas and causing them to rise – but that melt is not as linear and consistent as scientists previously thought, a new analysis of 20 years’ worth of satellite data indicat...
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January
29,
2021
| 11:06 AM America/New_York
Nearly nine out of 10 Americans say they enjoy sports at least a little, but heterosexual men more commonly identify as passionate sports fans, a new study suggests. ...
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January
27,
2021
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
People often feel like they don’t understand – or can’t comprehend – the scientific issues that play such a vital role in our daily lives. A new television series, a partnership between COSI (the Center of Science and Industry) in Columbus and The Oh...
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January
26,
2021
| 12:03 PM America/New_York
Scientists have proposed that using a cheap and simple product – hard candy – to screen for the loss of taste and smell in populations at risk for COVID-19 exposure may help detect probable positive cases in otherwise asymptomatic people. ...
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January
26,
2021
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
A longstanding project designed to study dark energy throughout the cosmos has released a second data set showing 300 million objects throughout space, one of the largest data releases of its kind. Combined with an initial release, the survey has now...
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January
25,
2021
| 16:09 PM America/New_York
There could be an intervention on the horizon to help prevent heart damage caused by the common chemotherapy drug doxorubicin, new research suggests. ...
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January
25,
2021
| 13:02 PM America/New_York
Employees feel significantly less job distress if they work at companies that are open and transparent about the firm’s finances, including budgets and profits, a new study found. ...
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January
22,
2021
| 09:52 AM America/New_York
A new study suggests that a lot of people might be going through life with symptoms that resemble concussion – a finding supporting researchers’ argument that athletes recovering from a brain injury should be assessed and treated on a highly individu...
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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
| 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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