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2022
January
18,
2022
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
A new study suggests disgust sensitivity can and does change – and, during the COVID-19 pandemic, concern about getting sick with a coronavirus infection was associated with an increase in disgust sensitivity....
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January
13,
2022
| 07:52 AM America/New_York
While people often talk about “rural America” as if it describes just one way of living, a new study identified five different types of rural communities in Ohio....
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January
10,
2022
| 10:07 AM America/New_York
A scientific statement issued today by the American Heart Association finds that fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the United States are meeting targets to reduce heart disease risk. However, available therapies can help when combined ...
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January
05,
2022
| 07:59 AM America/New_York
First-responder cells launching the repair after a heart attack are so frantic about fixing the damage that they promote more inflammation than necessary, new research in mice suggests....
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January
04,
2022
| 09:15 AM America/New_York
Black holes really are giant fuzzballs, a new study says....
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January
03,
2022
| 11:26 AM America/New_York
Even American women who identify as quite passionate sports fans don’t watch athletic events much more frequently than women who say they aren’t as interested in sports, a new national study finds....
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2021
December
30,
2021
| 10:40 AM America/New_York
A new study shows how cell membranes curve to create the “mouths” that allow the cells to consume things that surround them....
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December
22,
2021
| 17:02 PM America/New_York
The virus that causes COVID-19 has adopted some stealth moves to stay alive and kicking, and one secret to its success is hiding from the immune system by spreading through cell-to-cell transmission, a new study has found....
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December
20,
2021
| 07:43 AM America/New_York
Despite the belief of many parents and teachers, school uniforms don’t seem to have any effect on young students’ behavior or attendance overall, a new national study found. ...
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December
17,
2021
| 10:49 AM America/New_York
Atomic-scale magnetic patterns resembling a hedgehog’s spikes could result in hard disks with massively larger capacities than today’s devices, a new study suggests. The finding could help data centers keep up with the exponentially increasing demand...
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December
15,
2021
| 08:26 AM America/New_York
A new study in mice shows transplanted brown fat can reduce type 2 diabetes risk factors after a heart attack, an encouraging finding for scientists who hope to apply the so-called “good” fat’s beneficial properties to drugs that can help prevent hea...
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December
14,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/New_York
Driving up the immune response at the site of a cancer tumor with nanotechnology may help enhance immunotherapy treatments in advanced stages of the disease, new research in mice suggests. ...
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December
07,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Many people experience forgetfulness as they age, but it’s often difficult to tell if these memory issues are a normal part of aging or a sign of something more serious. A new study finds that a simple, self-administered test developed by Ohio State ...
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December
06,
2021
| 08:31 AM America/New_York
During the COVID-19 pandemic, parents were most likely to use aggressive discipline on their children when their daily stress levels were highest, usually late in the day, a study of parents in central Ohio found. ...
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November
30,
2021
| 07:52 AM America/New_York
From the singing of the national anthem to salutes to military personnel, patriotic displays permeate major sports events in the United States. But less than half of Americans believe sports teach love of country. ...
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November
29,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
The opportunity to make a small charitable donation on a store owner’s nickel may be just the encouragement shoppers need to forgo toting their goods home in a single-use plastic bag, new research suggests. ...
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November
22,
2021
| 07:20 AM America/New_York
When it comes to your health, being willing to give social support to your spouse, friends and family may be just as important as receiving assistance, a new study suggests. ...
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November
16,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
The most common pharmaceuticals on the market are made by chaining together rings of molecules to create the drugs that treat conditions including pain, depression and leukemia. But creating those rings and forming them in a way that is tailored to e...
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November
15,
2021
| 09:49 AM America/New_York
Efforts to protect threatened and endangered species in central Africa might be more successful if they focused on a smaller geographic area, new research suggests. ...
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November
10,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Volunteer citizen scientists parsing data from a network of telescopes around the world this year identified 10,000 new variable stars in the Milky Way, according to a recent paper. ...
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November
09,
2021
| 08:55 AM America/New_York
New research suggests there may someday be a role for ibuprofen in providing older adults with lasting immunity against RSV, a virus commonly associated with infants and young kids that also rivals the flu as a dangerous wintertime infection for the ...
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November
02,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Fan’s work reached an important milestone recently when Akron-based Babcock & Wilcox licensed a chemical looping process and oxygen carrier particle used for decarbonization and the production of hydrogen, steam and/or syngas. ...
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November
01,
2021
| 08:44 AM America/New_York
A new study provides a novel way of showing that medical research does indeed save lives, starting in the local communities where it is produced. ...
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October
26,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/New_York
Exposure to the heavy metal cadmium is known to irritate the stomach and lungs or cause kidney disease, but new research links another health issue to inadvertently ingesting low doses of the pollutant: high activation of the antibodies that cause an...
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October
20,
2021
| 10:51 AM America/New_York
For decades, scientists have wondered how large molecules such as proteins pass through cell walls, also known as plasma membranes, without leaving a trace. That ability is part of what makes certain drugs ­­­­– including some cancer treatments and t...
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October
12,
2021
| 06:45 AM America/New_York
Lung cancer patients whose symptoms of depression got worse after diagnosis died significantly earlier than those whose symptoms stayed the same or improved, a new study shows. ...
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October
08,
2021
| 13:10 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University will be the lead partner on a new five-year, multimillion-dollar pilot watershed project in northwestern Ohio designed to demonstrate that agricultural conservation practices—if used on 70% of the farmland in a watershed, an...
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October
07,
2021
| 00:01 AM America/New_York
The medication naloxone is so effective at saving the lives of opioid overdose victims that some people worry that it might make drug users think heroin and related drugs are no longer risky. But a new study suggests that is not the case. ...
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September
22,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Engineering researchers have developed a method to use signals broadcast by Starlink internet service satellites to accurately locate a position here on Earth, much like GPS does. It is the first time the Starlink system has been harnessed by researc...
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September
21,
2021
| 05:00 AM America/New_York
Researchers have found a way to make what is called reservoir computing work between 33 and a million times faster, with significantly fewer computing resources and less data input needed. ...
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