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2021
March
02,
2021
| 07:42 AM America/New_York
Black players in the NBA have 30% greater odds of leaving the league in any given season than white players who have equivalent performance on the court, a new study finds. ...
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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
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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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
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
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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