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2021
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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February
01,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
Antarctic ice is melting, contributing massive amounts of water to the world’s seas and causing them to rise – but that melt is not as linear and consistent as scientists previously thought, a new analysis of 20 years’ worth of satellite data indicat...
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January
26,
2021
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
A longstanding project designed to study dark energy throughout the cosmos has released a second data set showing 300 million objects throughout space, one of the largest data releases of its kind. Combined with an initial release, the survey has now...
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January
13,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
While we wait for our turn to get vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2, we could – and probably should – use the time to make sure we bring our healthiest emotional and physical selves to the treatment, a new review of previous research suggests. ...
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January
12,
2021
| 12:15 PM America/New_York
You’ve heard of Old Faithful, the Yellowstone National Park geyser that erupts every hour or two, a geological phenomenon on a nearly predictable schedule. Now, an international group of scientists who study space have discovered an astronomical “Old...
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January
08,
2021
| 08:49 AM America/New_York
Scientists have figured out a cheaper, more efficient way to conduct a chemical reaction at the heart of many biological processes, which may lead to better ways to create biofuels from plants. ...
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January
07,
2021
| 10:19 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University’s Department of French and Italian (FRIT) has been invited by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States to join its network of Centers of Excellence. ...
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2020
December
31,
2020
| 12:08 PM America/New_York
Trusting the science behind the COVID-19 vaccine is critically important as vaccinations continue across the country. ...
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December
30,
2020
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
The introduction of computer simulation to the identification of symptoms in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has potential to provide an additional objective tool to gauge the presence and severity of behavioral problems...
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December
14,
2020
| 10:24 AM America/New_York
Telling a distressed friend or family member something as simple as “I understand why you feel that way” can go a long way toward helping loved ones feel better, new research suggests. ...
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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
| 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
| 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
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
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
| 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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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
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
08,
2020
| 12:06 PM America/New_York
In the future, the safety of the water that some Ohioans drink or swim in may depend – at least in part – on some unusual objects floating on the Milliron Research Wetlands at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. ...
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October
01,
2020
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
We hear sounds in part because tiny filaments inside our inner ears help convert voices, music and noises into electrical signals that are sent to our brains for processing. Now, scientists have mapped and simulated those filaments at the atomic leve...
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September
30,
2020
| 16:28 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has received a $5 million, two-year award from the National Institutes of Health RADx-UP program to support projects designed to rapidly implement COVID-19 testing strategies in populations disproportionately affected by the...
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September
24,
2020
| 08:56 AM America/New_York
Scientists are planning for Phase 1 human trials of a vaccine they developed by using CRISPR gene-editing technology to mutate the parasite that causes leishmaniasis, a skin disease common in tropical regions of the world and gaining ground in the Un...
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August
24,
2020
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
Splitting one type of cancer drug in half and delivering the pieces separately to cancer cells could reduce life-threatening side effects and protect healthy, non-cancerous cells, a new study suggests. ...
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August
24,
2020
| 12:21 PM America/New_York
Each person’s gut virus composition is as unique as a fingerprint, according to the first study to assemble a comprehensive database of viral populations in the human digestive system. ...
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August
21,
2020
| 10:48 AM America/New_York
An upcoming NASA mission could find that there are more rogue planets – planets that float in space without orbiting a sun – than there are stars in the Milky Way, a new study theorizes. ...
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August
13,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Nearly 40 years of satellite data from Greenland shows that glaciers on the island have shrunk so much that even if global warming were to stop today, the ice sheet would continue shrinking. ...
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