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2021
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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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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