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Ohio State News (Science)

2022
January
24,
2022
| 08:06 AM America/New_York
Neighborhoods with more opioid overdoses have higher rates of child welfare investigations and confirmed cases of child maltreatment, a new study in Ohio finds....
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January
21,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Black Americans who were initially hesitant about receiving a COVID-19 vaccine were more likely than whites to warm up to the idea as the pandemic wore on and to view vaccines as necessary for protection, a new study has found....
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January
20,
2022
| 07:38 AM America/New_York
What’s the best way to improve a sad mood? It may be whatever skill you think you’re best at, a new study suggests....
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January
19,
2022
| 14:04 PM America/New_York
Legalization of marijuana in California has helped some financial institutions in the state increase their assets at the same time many banks, feeling stifled by federal regulations, deny services to licensed growers, manufacturers and retailers, a n...
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January
18,
2022
| 15:07 PM America/New_York
High school students who have trouble paying attention in class are more likely to admit to cheating, a new study shows....
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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
| 11:09 AM America/New_York
Ohio State University scientists are collaborating on an international effort to produce a 3D map of the universe in unprecedented detail, allowing physicists and astronomers a clearer understanding of dark energy and yielding more insights into the ...
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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
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
23,
2021
| 11:02 AM America/New_York
Scientists have detected infection by at least three variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 in free-ranging white-tailed deer in six northeast Ohio locations, the research team has reported. ...
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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
21,
2021
| 14:48 PM America/New_York
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for the Ohio State News research communications team, when we invite readers to vote for the university’s Coolest Science Story of the Year....
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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
| 13:09 PM America/New_York
HIV replication in the human body requires that specific viral RNAs be packaged into progeny virus particles. A new study has found how a small difference in the RNA sequence can allow the viral RNA to be packaged for replication, creating potential ...
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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
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
Making diversity a priority in clinical trials that involve pregnant populations is an important goal, but addressing the systemic barriers that participants face is necessary to reduce racial and economic disparities, says Wellesley College anthropo...
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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
| 10:10 AM America/New_York
Two engineering faculty at The Ohio State University College of Engineering have been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2021 class of fellows. Ayanna Howard, dean of the College of Engineering, and Stuart Cooper, distinguished profes...
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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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December
02,
2021
| 10:44 AM America/New_York
Explaining the value of misshapen vegetables – that they are as healthful as their picture-perfect counterparts and buying them helps reduce food waste – could help improve sales of “ugly” produce, new research suggests. ...
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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
24,
2021
| 07:57 AM America/New_York
A recent study examining the early learning experiences of children from birth to age 5 found that Franklin County lags behind national averages when it comes to how many eligible children enroll in formal early education programs – by as much as 10 ...
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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
18,
2021
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
Circadian dysfunction linked to Alzheimer’s disease is known to disrupt sleep and daily activity patterns. New research in a mouse model of the disease suggests beta-amyloid buildup in the brain, one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease, could als...
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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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