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2021
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
| 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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January
04,
2021
| 11:10 AM America/New_York
Scientists have developed a machine-learning method that crunches massive amounts of data to help determine which existing medications could improve outcomes in diseases for which they are not prescribed. ...
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2020
December
21,
2020
| 12:27 PM America/New_York
Stay tuned for the results of Ohio State’s third-annual “Coolest Science Story of the Year” competition.  ...
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December
17,
2020
| 07:22 AM America/New_York
People may cheer the demise of evil villains in fiction, but the deaths we most remember are the meaningful and sad endings of the characters we loved, research suggests. ...
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December
14,
2020
| 10:24 AM America/New_York
Telling a distressed friend or family member something as simple as “I understand why you feel that way” can go a long way toward helping loved ones feel better, new research suggests. ...
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December
02,
2020
| 16:42 PM America/New_York
In children with autism, repetitive behaviors and gastrointestinal problems may be connected, new research has found. ...
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December
01,
2020
| 11:08 AM America/New_York
Widespread forest management and protections against deforestation can help mitigate climate change – but will come with a steep cost if deployed as broadly as policymakers have discussed, new research suggests. ...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:40 AM America/New_York
An international consortium of scientists has created the first-ever common framework for increasing comparability of research findings on coral bleaching. ...
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November
18,
2020
| 07:31 AM America/New_York
City living appears to improve reproductive success for migratory tree swallows compared to breeding in more environmentally protected areas, a new five-year study suggests. But urban life comes with a big trade-off – health hazards linked to poorer ...
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November
12,
2020
| 08:29 AM America/New_York
A glacier that had held an Alaskan slope in place for centuries is melting, releasing the soil beneath in what can be described as a slow-motion landslide, researchers say. But there’s also the possibility of a real landslide that could cause a devas...
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November
11,
2020
| 05:09 AM America/New_York
Service requests to city non-emergency telephone lines can help identify “hotspots” for opioid use and overdoses, a study in Columbus found. ...
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November
09,
2020
| 08:17 AM America/New_York
African Americans who attend Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs) may be at lower risk for health problems later in adulthood compared to African Americans who attend predominantly white institutions, a new study suggests. ...
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October
22,
2020
| 10:34 AM America/New_York
Humans are born with a part of the brain that is prewired to be receptive to seeing words and letters, setting the stage at birth for people to learn how to read, a new study suggests. ...
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October
20,
2020
| 07:54 AM America/New_York
A blend of racial prejudice, poor coping and partisan media viewing were found in Americans who stigmatized people of Asian descent during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study. ...
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October
19,
2020
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
Scientists at The Ohio State University have developed a new lab testing procedure for the detection of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 that gives results more quickly than existing assays and specifically identifies so-called “neutralizing” antibodies...
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October
07,
2020
| 07:08 AM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – It’s good to have friends and family to back you up when you need it – but it’s even better if your supporters are close with each other too, a new set of studies suggests. ...
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October
01,
2020
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
We hear sounds in part because tiny filaments inside our inner ears help convert voices, music and noises into electrical signals that are sent to our brains for processing. Now, scientists have mapped and simulated those filaments at the atomic leve...
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September
22,
2020
| 07:13 AM America/New_York
The disruptive inventions that make people go “Wow!” tend to come from research in the heart of cities and not in the suburbs, a new study suggests. ...
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September
15,
2020
| 11:54 AM America/New_York
Laser pointers used to exercise pets may seem like safe and simple low-powered devices, but an Ohio teen learned the hard way that staring at the narrow beam can cause permanent eye damage. ...
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September
10,
2020
| 13:50 PM America/New_York
Almost seven in 10 Americans would be interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available, according to a new study. But researchers say there are concerning gaps in interest, particularly among Black Americans, who suffer dispropor...
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September
02,
2020
| 14:19 PM America/New_York
A bioengineering technique to boost production of specific proteins could be the basis of an effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, new research suggests. ...
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August
21,
2020
| 10:48 AM America/New_York
An upcoming NASA mission could find that there are more rogue planets – planets that float in space without orbiting a sun – than there are stars in the Milky Way, a new study theorizes. ...
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August
17,
2020
| 12:52 PM America/New_York
Investors who put their money in hedge funds may find that the fees are much higher than expected, a new study suggests. ...
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July
21,
2020
| 09:42 AM America/New_York
Infusing prepared foods with an edible coating that contains green tea extract may lower consumers’ chances of catching the highly contagious norovirus by eating contaminated food, new research suggests. ...
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July
16,
2020
| 09:27 AM America/New_York
Requirements for consumers to wear masks at public places like retail stores and restaurants are very similar to smoking bans, according to three university experts. Writing in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, the professors say mask requ...
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June
24,
2020
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
The rapid politicization of the COVID-19 pandemic can be seen in messages members of the U.S. Congress sent about the issue on the social media site Twitter, a new analysis found. ...
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June
01,
2020
| 11:15 AM America/New_York
The halo that surrounds our own Milky Way galaxy is much hotter than scientists once believed – and it may not be unique among galaxies. The new findings were presented at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society, held online June 1 to 3 bec...
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May
18,
2020
| 11:06 AM 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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