Articles tagged with 'Science' & 'Medical' | The Ohio State University

Ohio State News (Science,Medical)

2022
October
03,
2022
| 12:12 PM America/New_York
A research finding in mice that the drug gabapentin improved rehab compliance after spinal cord injury led scientists to a related, unexpected discovery: Injured mice that didn’t receive gabapentin and declined to exercise by themselves were willing ...
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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
28,
2022
| 09:07 AM America/New_York
The past may be a fixed and immutable point, but with the help of machine learning, the future can at times be more easily divined....
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September
27,
2022
| 10:13 AM America/New_York
Trees have long been known to buffer humans from the worst effects of climate change by pulling carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Now new research shows just how much forests have been bulking up on that excess carbon...
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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
20,
2022
| 08:08 AM America/New_York
Vampire bats infected with the rabies virus aren’t likely to act stereotypically “rabid,” according to a new study – instead, infected male bats tended to withdraw socially, scaling back on the common habit of grooming each other before they died of ...
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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
10,
2022
| 23:19 PM America/New_York
Distrust and, at times, outright dismissal of public health’s evolving pandemic guidance might have been minimized by relying more heavily on input and guidance from ethicists, argue the authors of a new perspective piece in the New England Journal o...
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September
08,
2022
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
Financial literacy declined in America between 2009 and 2018, even while a growing number of people were overconfident about their understanding of finances, a new study finds....
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September
07,
2022
| 17:02 PM America/New_York
Neutralizing antibody levels against the original COVID-19 virus and omicron variants in vaccinated adults tend to decline by at least 15% per month after a single booster shot, a new study using serum from human blood samples suggests. ...
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September
07,
2022
| 10:03 AM America/New_York
A series of upcoming studies will explore whether the grind of active-duty military life and veterans’ disproportionately high incidence of chronic illness could be tamed by lifestyle interventions designed to achieve a metabolic state of nutritional...
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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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September
02,
2022
| 09:06 AM America/New_York
New research provides fresh insight into how an important class of molecules are created and moved in human cells....
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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
25,
2022
| 10:05 AM America/New_York
Taking excess carbon out of the atmosphere, where it is driving climate change, and locking it into the soil, where it improves its health and agronomic productivity, is the impetus behind a new five-year, $15 million project at The Ohio State Univer...
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August
24,
2022
| 07:31 AM America/New_York
A new analysis of a beaver anklebone fossil found in Montana suggests the evolution of semi-aquatic beavers may have occurred at least 7 million years earlier than previously thought, and happened in North America rather than Eurasia....
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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
| 12:07 PM America/New_York
A new national survey reveals considerable differences between psychiatrists’ perceptions about the safety and therapeutic value of certain psychoactive drugs and how those same drugs are categorized under U.S. policy....
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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
| 09:43 AM America/New_York
Researchers for the first time have identified the parts of the brain involved in a less-commonly studied trigger of misophonia, a condition associated with an extreme aversion to certain sounds....
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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
05,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Rural Americans suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s are less likely than city dwellers to be seen by specialists and receive tests that can benefit both them and their families, new research has found....
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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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