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Ohio State News (Science)

2020
November
30,
2020
| 10:59 AM America/New_York
A new study shows that young children have a bias toward paying attention to objects rather than scenes, even when the task is to attend to the scenes. ...
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November
26,
2020
| 14:15 PM America/New_York
New research has identified and described a cellular process that, despite what textbooks say, has remained elusive to scientists until now – precisely how the copying of genetic material that, once started, is properly turned off. ...
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November
24,
2020
| 13:09 PM America/New_York
More Americans than not believe that college athletes should be allowed to be paid more than what it costs them to go to school, a new national study of nearly 4,000 people suggests. ...
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November
24,
2020
| 11:20 AM America/New_York
There’s one group of essential workers who especially enjoy being called a “hero” during the COVID-19 pandemic: narcissists. ...
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November
24,
2020
| 11:10 AM America/New_York
Eleven Ohio State University investigators have been named to the 2020 class of Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). ...
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November
23,
2020
| 15:11 PM America/New_York
Water beneath glaciers in Antarctica and Greenland is flowing into nearby oceans, carrying elements that might affect the way life grows and flourishes, new research has found. ...
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November
23,
2020
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
How you move a computer mouse while deciding whether to click on a risky bet or a safe choice may reveal how much of a risk-taker you really are. ...
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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
20,
2020
| 08:27 AM America/New_York
144 Ohio State researchers have written 301 articles for The Conversation. Earlier this month, Ohio State faculty passed a milestone: Their contributions had received more than 10 million reads. ...
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November
19,
2020
| 12:20 PM America/New_York
An Ohio State University student organization is the winner of a grant that will fund efforts to improve diversity in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. ...
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November
18,
2020
| 14:47 PM America/New_York
While demand for public transit dropped about 73% across the country after the pandemic hit, the reduction didn’t impact all cities equally, ...
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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
16,
2020
| 07:19 AM America/New_York
After a major corporate fraud case hits a city, financially motivated neighborhood crimes like robbery and theft increase in the area, a new study suggests. ...
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November
13,
2020
| 15:22 PM America/New_York
Rapidly connecting workers to in-demand occupations is one of the ways central Ohio can address technology-related workplace changes and workforce gaps while emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study suggests. ...
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November
12,
2020
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
By tracking possible signs of COVID-19 infection — like school absences and nurse visits for COVID-like symptoms — a new surveillance tool designed at Ohio State can serve as an early warning system for case clusters in local schools. ...
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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
10,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The universe is getting hotter, a new study has found. The study, published Oct. 13 in the Astrophysical Journal, probed the thermal history of the universe over the last 10 billion years. It found that the mean temperature of gas across the unive...
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November
09,
2020
| 13:37 PM America/New_York
A new study of kindergartners in one Midwestern state identified seven different pathways the children took in their early education and care before arriving at school. ...
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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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November
05,
2020
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
Three decades of data on animal migration and movements in the Arctic, tracked through a massive database developed by environmental engineers, shows that animals in one of Earth’s coldest regions are shifting their behaviors because of climate chang...
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November
02,
2020
| 07:52 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University and the U.S. Air Force are creating a national consortium to increase opportunities in the Air Force for minority STEM students and graduates. ...
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October
29,
2020
| 11:38 AM America/New_York
As COVID-19 cases begin climbing again in the United States, the possibility arises of a grim moral dilemma: Which patients should be prioritized if medical resources are scarce? ...
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October
27,
2020
| 07:13 AM America/New_York
New research shows that when vampire bats feel sick, they socially distance themselves from groupmates in their roost – no public health guidance required. ...
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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
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
Humans aren’t born with mature brain circuitry that attaches emotions to the things they see or hear in their environment, a new study shows. Researchers studying brain scans of newborns found that the part of the brain involved in experiencing emoti...
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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
15,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Coral around the world has been dying at unprecedented rates, largely the result of warming ocean waters due to climate change. Now, the International Coral Reef Society’s scientists have published what they call the “Pledge for Coral Reefs,” a li...
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October
13,
2020
| 14:05 PM America/New_York
Those looking to improve the lives of Ohioans facing the greatest COVID-19 risks now have a comprehensive, evidence-based toolkit – one designed to inform the work of everyone from grassroots community groups to state leaders. ...
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