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2020
July
08,
2020
| 07:29 PM America/New_York
Scientists have discovered that one of the good bacteria found in the human gut has a benefit that has remained unrecognized until now: the potential to reduce the risk for heart disease. ...
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July
02,
2020
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Eating black raspberries might reduce inflammation associated with skin allergies, a new study indicates. ...
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June
24,
2020
| 02:10 PM America/New_York
Chemists have found a way to turn alcohol into amino acids, the building blocks of life. ...
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June
18,
2020
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
A music video created by Beyoncé Knowles and Sean Jay-Z Carter and featuring them in Paris’ famed Louvre Museum ignited conversations about who have traditionally been invited to show their work – and interact with objects of art – in museums. In a p...
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June
15,
2020
| 06:07 PM America/New_York
As part of his master’s program at The Ohio State University, public health student Ajeet Gill was supposed to spend his summer working with a local nonprofit distributing meals and essential services to vulnerable communities.   ...
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June
04,
2020
| 03:08 PM America/New_York
Chemists have developed a coating that could make certain medications and other materials more stable by covering them with an outer layer much thinner than the width of a human hair. ...
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June
03,
2020
| 08:01 PM America/New_York
People want to help each other, even when it costs them something, and even when the motivations to help don’t always align, a new study suggests. ...
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June
01,
2020
| 05:15 PM America/New_York
The halo that surrounds our own Milky Way galaxy is much hotter than scientists once believed – and it may not be unique among galaxies. The new findings were presented at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society, held online June 1 to 3 bec...
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June
01,
2020
| 04:30 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University alumnus Ratmir Timashev and his wife, Angela Timashev, have committed their charitable foundation to provide $17 million to the College of Arts and Sciences.  ...
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May
28,
2020
| 01:23 PM America/New_York
New research provides insight into how housing prices and neighborhood values have become polarized in some urban areas, with the rich getting richer and the poor becoming poorer. ...
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May
18,
2020
| 05:06 PM America/New_York
New research suggests mindfulness training may help multiple sclerosis patients in two very different ways: regulating negative emotions and improving processing speed. ...
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May
14,
2020
| 07:57 PM America/New_York
Religion sounds different during a pandemic. Researchers at the American Religious Sounds Project, led by The Ohio State University and Michigan State University, are collecting and cataloging those sounds in an attempt to understand how the pandemic...
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May
13,
2020
| 07:49 PM America/New_York
Some of us might have been happy to leave mathematics behind in high school or college, but as the COVID-19 pandemic has spread, math has had a daily effect on all of our lives – even if we don’t have to crunch the numbers ourselves. ...
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May
12,
2020
| 01:45 PM America/New_York
Fatty food may feel like a friend during these troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate – not great news for people whose diets have gone south while they’re worki...
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May
05,
2020
| 04:36 PM America/New_York
A new study offers a rare look at how black and white people listen to each other during political discussions, including those that touch on controversial issues about race. ...
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May
04,
2020
| 01:17 PM America/New_York
Ohio drivers encountering fewer vehicles on the roads during the COVID-19 pandemic are responding by driving faster, a new Ohio State University analysis finds. ...
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May
02,
2020
| 01:03 PM America/New_York
The schools that secure five-star recruits – the 30 or so players judged to be in the top one-hundredth of the top 1% of high school football players – can increase total revenue by over $500,000 for a university’s athletic department.  ...
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April
29,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/New_York
The land masses of Japan shifted from east to west to east again in the months before the strongest earthquake in the country’s recorded history, a 2011 magnitude-9 earthquake that killed more than 15,500 people, new research shows. ...
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April
27,
2020
| 02:26 PM America/New_York
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across America between March and April, the percentage of Ohioans who perceived they were at risk of catching the virus decreased, according to a new Ohio State University survey. ...
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April
22,
2020
| 12:23 PM America/New_York
Feeling prepared and confident about a job interview you have tomorrow is great. But a new study suggests that you may bring that sense of confidence into other parts of your life for which you might not be nearly so prepared. ...
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April
21,
2020
| 05:07 PM America/New_York
With the COVID-19 pandemic upending people’s lives, an Ohio State professor will offer a free, online 8-week webinar for the public on mindfulness meditation. ...
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April
20,
2020
| 05:18 PM America/New_York
Farmers in parts of the western United States who rely on snowmelt to help irrigate their crops will be among the hardest hit in the world by climate change, a new study reveals ...
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April
20,
2020
| 12:54 PM America/New_York
When faced with a decision, people may know which choice gives them the best chance of success, but still take the other option, a new study suggests. ...
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April
16,
2020
| 06:49 PM America/New_York
The most elite players in college football increase revenue for their school football programs by an average of $650,000 a year, a first-of-its-kind study suggests. ...
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April
13,
2020
| 01:02 PM America/New_York
Despite the time spent with smartphones and social media, young people today are just as socially skilled as those from the previous generation, a new study suggests. ...
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April
04,
2020
| 03:15 PM America/New_York
During this global pandemic, perhaps it is more important than ever to express gratitude to the important people in our lives – not just loved ones, but the countless public officials, health care professionals and others who are fighting on the fron...
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April
02,
2020
| 08:02 PM America/New_York
To truly understand an animal species is to observe its behavior and social networks in the wild. With new technology described today (April 2) in PLOS Biology, researchers are able to track tiny animals that divide their time between flying around i...
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March
31,
2020
| 03:50 PM America/New_York
Brian Padgett, a doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology, had been working toward his PhD for nearly nine years. On March 20, his journey was set to culminate with his dissertation defense. Padgett had long-ago purchased a flight from H...
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March
30,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
There’s a price to pay when you get your news and political information from the same place you find funny memes and cat pictures, new research suggests. ...
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March
28,
2020
| 12:27 PM America/New_York
The current push to interpret the Age Discrimination in Employment Act will raise the burden of proof for victims to a nearly impossible level. It will also make it difficult for aging federal workers to maintain and succeed in their jobs. ...
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