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Ohio State News (college-arts-sciences)

2021
September
21,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Scientists have developed a method using machine learning to better analyze data from a powerful scientific tool: nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). One way NMR data can be used is to understand proteins and chemical reactions in the human body. NMR i...
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September
16,
2021
| 16:59 PM America/New_York
A multidisciplinary, multi-institutional program led by The Ohio State University is taking the next step in its aim to develop a diverse, effective and contemporary quantum-ready workforce by revolutionizing and creating more equitable pathways to q...
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September
08,
2021
| 13:41 PM America/New_York
Student loan debt affected people’s ability to pay their bills and meet their basic needs during the Great Recession – and the burden of that debt was disproportionately placed on Black and Latino families, a new study has found. ...
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July
23,
2021
| 07:50 AM America/New_York
An Ohio State faculty member has launched a three-year federally funded project that will develop nationally available, high-resolution cyberinformatics tools to help farmers and others analyze and respond to soil conditions. ...
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July
20,
2021
| 08:36 AM America/New_York
Scientists who study glacier ice have found viruses nearly 15,000 years old in two ice samples taken from the Tibetan Plateau in China. Most of those viruses, which survived because they had remained frozen, are unlike any viruses that have been cata...
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July
20,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
An international group of researchers representing thousands of coral scientists across the globe is calling for new commitments and actions by the world’s policymakers to protect and restore coral reefs. In a paper presented today at the Internation...
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July
12,
2021
| 08:31 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is working with community partners to bring on a full-time social worker dedicated to helping housing-vulnerable people in the off-campus area. The hiring is one of several university initiatives designed to support the neig...
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July
07,
2021
| 07:32 AM America/New_York
Female vampire bats establish an egalitarian community within a roost rather than a society based on a clear hierarchy of dominance that is often seen in animal groups, a new study suggests. ...
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June
28,
2021
| 14:06 PM America/New_York
Mountaintop glacier ice in the tropics of all four hemispheres covers significantly less area -- in one case as much as 93% less -- than it did just 50 years ago, a new study has found. ...
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June
21,
2021
| 07:50 AM America/New_York
Instagram users who detect self-promotion or corporate marketing in a post embracing the body positivity movement may be turned off by that dual messaging, new research suggests. ...
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June
07,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
Researchers have discovered a new electronic property at the frontier between the thermal and quantum sciences in a specially engineered metal alloy – and in the process identified a promising material for future devices that could turn heat on and o...
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May
28,
2021
| 08:04 AM America/New_York
If you’ve watched a slasher movie, you’ve probably been exposed to the final girl trope – a closing scene of a white, suburban teenage girl who triumphed over a threatening monster and lived to tell the tale. ...
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May
26,
2021
| 10:38 AM America/New_York
Thermoelectric power generators that make electrical power from waste heat would be a useful tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if it weren’t for a most vexing problem: the need to make electrical contacts to their hot side, which is often just ...
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May
19,
2021
| 11:14 AM America/New_York
Though obesity in midlife is linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests that a high body mass index later in life doesn’t necessarily translate to greater chances of developing the brain disease. ...
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May
06,
2021
| 09:08 AM America/New_York
Wendy Smooth’s heart was warmed when her 7-year-old daughter watched the swearing-in of Kamala Harris as vice president of the United States and came away with the idea that she could become a fashion designer – and run for president, too. ...
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May
03,
2021
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
A giant saber-toothed cat lived in North America between 5 million and 9 million years ago, weighing up to 900 pounds and hunting prey that likely weighed 1,000 to 2,000 pounds, scientists reported today in a new study. ...
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April
29,
2021
| 09:16 AM America/New_York
Hispanic Americans have died of COVID-19 at a disproportionately high rate compared to whites because of workplace exposure to the virus, a new study suggests. ...
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April
21,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Scientists have discovered one of the smallest black holes on record – and the closest one to Earth found to date. ...
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April
19,
2021
| 20:03 PM America/New_York
A high daily dose of an omega-3 supplement may help slow the effects of aging by suppressing damage and boosting protection at the cellular level during and after a stressful event, new research suggests. ...
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April
19,
2021
| 15:14 PM America/New_York
Like wine, some snake venom is more complex than others. It all depends on the meal it is paired with. New research can tell us why. The study shows that evolutionary diversity among prey – say, a combination of mice, turtles and fish – has been the ...
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April
16,
2021
| 16:54 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Global One Health initiative (GOHi) has been awarded $5.61 million in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and bolster Ethiopia’s public health system capacity for ...
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April
14,
2021
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
Most young women already know that tanning is dangerous and sunbathe anyway, so a campaign informing them of the risk should take into account their potential resistance to the message, according to a new study. ...
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March
31,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Bangladesh’s floating gardens, built to grow food during flood seasons, could offer a sustainable solution for parts of the world prone to flooding because of climate change, a new study has found. ...
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March
30,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Sixteen of The Ohio State University’s graduate and professional programs are ranked in the top 10 in their fields in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2022 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools. ...
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March
25,
2021
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
A new analysis of strontium isotopes in marine sediments has enabled scientists to reconstruct fluctuations in ocean chemistry related to changing climate conditions over the past 35 million years. ...
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March
15,
2021
| 08:32 AM America/New_York
An analysis of historic and projected simulations from 19 global climate models shows that, because of climate change, the temperature in the Antarctic peninsula will increase by 0.5 to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2044. ...
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March
03,
2021
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
Our bodies couldn’t survive without regulation, called homeostasis. And when the systems break down, the results can cause illness or, sometimes, death. In presentations at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting, res...
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February
24,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Politicization of the COVID-19 pandemic had a powerful influence over adherence to social distancing guidelines in the United States and why people did, or did not, comply during the lockdown days, a new study has found. ...
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February
10,
2021
| 08:16 AM America/New_York
The death of a vampire bat 19 days after giving birth presented scientists studying the animals in 2019 with an unexpected chance to observe a rare event: a female bat’s adoption of an unrelated baby. ...
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February
04,
2021
| 15:09 PM America/New_York
Considering the greater good by social distancing during a pandemic turns out to have an attractive personal benefit: A new study has found that staying away from others also reduces an individual person’s chances of contracting COVID-19. ...
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