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2022
November
22,
2022
| 13:57 PM America/New_York
Three currently circulating omicron subvariants of SARS-CoV-2 – including two that currently make up almost 50% of reported COVID-19 infections in the U.S. – are better at evading vaccine- and infection-generated neutralizing antibodies than earlier ...
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November
18,
2022
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
Toxins released by a type of bacteria that cause diarrheal disease hijack cell processes and force important proteins to assemble into “roads to nowhere,” redirecting the proteins away from other jobs that are key to proper cell function, a new study...
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November
15,
2022
| 12:34 PM America/New_York
Adopting some of the strategies behind successfully treating the childhood disease spinal muscular atrophy may enable development of therapies to curb the muscle decline that accompanies aging, new research suggests....
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November
15,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Reproductive health experts consider hormonal contraceptives good choices for adolescents because they’re safe and highly effective at preventing pregnancy, but one aspect of their effect on the teenage body remains a mystery – whether and how they m...
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November
14,
2022
| 08:28 AM America/New_York
It doesn’t take long for gaps to appear between children who participate in extracurricular activities and kids who don’t, a new study found....
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October
20,
2022
| 09:40 AM America/New_York
Poverty rates vary between U.S. states as much as they do between European countries, a new study suggests....
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October
17,
2022
| 11:26 AM America/New_York
There’s a “sweet spot” for how much employees should be digitally connected to their jobs after hours, a new study suggests....
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October
13,
2022
| 13:31 PM America/New_York
Steven Prohira, a physicist and a former postdoctoral researcher at The Ohio State University, has been named a recipient of the 2022 MacArthur Fellowship, a prize often called the “genius grant.”...
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October
10,
2022
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
“Smart surveillance” for viral spillover from animals to humans, targeted preparedness and drug and vaccine research, and worldwide cooperation on surveillance and stopping disease spread are required to reduce deaths and lessen the economic conseque...
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October
06,
2022
| 13:46 PM America/New_York
Emergency crews responding to hurricane-damaged areas may soon get an assist from a machine learning model that can better predict the extent of building damage soon after the storm passes....
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September
30,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Researchers have identified enough biological details about a virus endemic in African primates to suggest that this virus, which causes a hemorrhagic fever disease in monkeys, has decent potential to spill over to humans....
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September
26,
2022
| 08:03 AM America/New_York
Children have a secret power that helps them avoid a “learning trap” that adults may sometimes fall into: Kids just can’t focus their attention....
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September
21,
2022
| 08:07 AM America/New_York
A new study provides the best evidence to date that preferences of white consumers helped drive private businesses to discriminate against Black customers before the Civil Rights Act of 1964....
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September
19,
2022
| 08:24 AM America/New_York
Although some politicians and analysts argue that U.S. foreign policy should somehow rise above ideology, the evidence suggests that isn’t possible, according to a historian who edited a new book on the subject....
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September
15,
2022
| 15:13 PM America/New_York
Researchers are digitally recreating  “ghost neighborhoods” in Columbus that were destroyed to build interstate highways, so that people can see, and researchers can study, what was lost....
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September
13,
2022
| 10:55 AM America/New_York
U.S. wars last longer under presidents who score high on a measure of narcissism, new research suggests....
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September
06,
2022
| 16:04 PM America/New_York
A newly funded Tropical Medicine Research Center at The Ohio State University will study factors that drive transmission and spread of visceral leishmaniasis, a serious parasitic disease in Eastern Africa that is fatal without treatment....
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August
31,
2022
| 08:12 AM America/New_York
Leaders of teacher groups who were thought of as humble helped improve professionalism and collaboration among team members, new research has shown....
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August
30,
2022
| 10:15 AM America/New_York
Galactic superwinds – large outflows of gas created by a combination of supernova explosions and stellar winds – are closely connected to a galaxy’s earliest stages of development and evolution, including aspects like its size, shape, and even how ma...
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August
29,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Today’s driving simulators have a big problem: They don’t look realistic enough, particularly background objects, such as trees, and road markings. But researchers have developed a new way to create photorealistic images for simulators, paving the wa...
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August
23,
2022
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
Digital health systems can tell clinicians when someone’s heart-disease risk calls for a drug to lower cholesterol or whether insulin shots are warranted for a person with type 2 diabetes....
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August
22,
2022
| 07:57 AM America/New_York
Investors hoping for big returns by putting their money into trendy topics like work-from-home and the metaverse through exchange traded funds (ETFs) will instead likely face gross underperformance, a new study shows....
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August
18,
2022
| 06:29 AM America/New_York
Although most people who commit violence tend to be teens and young adults, a new study found that the perpetrators of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda were mostly middle-aged men....
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August
17,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Last month, students from a cluster of small private colleges known as the Ohio 5 schools presented research they had completed at The Ohio State University during the OSU SURE program.Ohio 5-OSU SURE, or Summer Undergraduate Research Experience, all...
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August
09,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/New_York
A historically overlooked rod-like projection present on nearly every cell type in the human body may finally be getting its scientific due: A new study has found that these appendages, called cilia, on neurons in the brain have a key role in ensurin...
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August
08,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
Engineers have designed and successfully tested a more efficient wind sensor for use on drones, balloons and other autonomous aircraft....
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August
04,
2022
| 15:05 PM America/New_York
Despite being some of the most versatile building blocks in organic chemistry, compounds called carbenes can be too hot to handle. ...
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July
27,
2022
| 15:39 PM America/New_York
New research has advanced COVID-19 vaccine work in several ways: using a modified live attenuated mumps virus for delivery, showing that a more stable coronavirus spike protein stimulates a stronger immune response, and suggesting a dose up the nose ...
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July
22,
2022
| 07:59 AM America/New_York
Researchers have successfully tested a device that may one day use the chemical biomarkers in sweat to detect changes in a person’s health. ...
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July
21,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists and health authorities have relied on contact-tracing technologies to help manage the spread of the virus. ...
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