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Ohio State News (college-arts-sciences)

2023
January
20,
2023
| 17:30 PM America/New_York
The Department of Energy recently announced that The Ohio State University has been awarded a $3,876,363 grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) Electric Vehicles for American Low-Carbon Living (EVs4ALL) program....
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January
16,
2023
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
While humans have been evolving for millions of years, the past 12,000 years have been among the most dynamic and impactful for the way we live today, according to an anthropologist who organized a special journal feature on the topic....
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2022
December
22,
2022
| 08:38 AM America/New_York
The Respect for Marriage Act has various limitations that have not received a lot of public attention. That means it may not lead to legal protection and equality for all....
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December
19,
2022
| 12:39 PM America/New_York
Comparing the genetics and relocation patterns of habitat “haves” and “have-nots” among two populations of threatened rattlesnakes has produced a new way to use scientific landscape data to guide conservation planning that would give the “have-nots” ...
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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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October
26,
2022
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
Belief that the COVID-19 pandemic was a hoax – that its severity was exaggerated or that the virus was deliberately released for sinister reasons – functions as a “gateway” to believing in conspiracy theories generally, new research has found....
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October
18,
2022
| 11:54 AM America/New_York
The types of ocean bacteria known to absorb carbon dioxide from the air require more energy – in the form of carbon – and other resources when they’re simultaneously infected by viruses and face attack from nearby predators, new research has found....
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October
18,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Meteors may help astronomers devise a new way to locate dark matter – mysterious and invisible particles that have so far only been discerned by the effect they have on the natural world....
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October
14,
2022
| 17:10 PM America/New_York
Looking at other kinds of truth commissions in different countries provides insight into what the Jan. 6 committee’s legacy might be – chiefly, it can help develop a narrative of what American democracy means....
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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
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
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
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
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
10,
2022
| 13:13 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University will lead a multi-institutional engineering research center to develop and deploy revolutionary, intelligent autonomous manufacturing systems and educate a future manufacturing workforce. The center will create approaches ce...
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July
21,
2022
| 08:08 AM America/New_York
A novel long-term study of how vaccine-related fears influence flu shot outcomes has found that these fears not only reduce vaccination, but also fuel symptoms of dizziness and lightheadedness at the time of the injection....
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June
20,
2022
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
Frog-eating bats trained by researchers to associate a phone ringtone with a tasty treat were able to remember what they learned for up to four years in the wild, new research has found....
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June
17,
2022
| 09:11 AM America/New_York
Researchers used mice to develop a mathematical model of a myocardial infarction, popularly known as a heart attack....
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June
09,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
A deep dive into the 5,500 marine RNA virus species scientists recently identified has found that several may help drive carbon absorbed from the atmosphere to permanent storage on the ocean floor....
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May
19,
2022
| 14:18 PM America/New_York
A family of proteins that have a role in ensuring many types of cells move and maintain their shape may promote disease when they act like workaholics and disrupt the cellular environment, new research suggests....
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May
12,
2022
| 13:44 PM America/New_York
Ohio State University Executive Vice President and Provost Melissa L. Gilliam announced today that Wendy Smooth, associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion in the College of Arts and Sciences, will serve as the university’s senior vice provos...
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May
04,
2022
| 15:05 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has collaborated with Getty Images, a global visual content creator and marketplace, to launch Picturing Black History, a joint initiative to recontextualize and surface Black histories, providing new perspectives and sheddi...
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April
29,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
David G. Horn has been appointed dean of The Ohio State University’s College of Arts and Sciences....
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April
22,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Federal funding for biomedical research has a “ripple effect” of stimulating new studies even beyond the original purposes of a grant and may provide unexpected benefits, a new study suggests....
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April
22,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
When it came to choosing a location for her Fulbright experience, Jasmine Stork admits that part of what drew her to Poland is how little she knew about the area....
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