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Ohio State News (college-arts-sciences)

2022
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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April
13,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
A species of bacteria that infect corn crops compel their hosts to produce a feast of nutrients that keeps the pathogens alive and thriving long before they start to kill the plant’s cells, new research shows....
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April
07,
2022
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
Ocean water samples collected around the world have yielded a treasure trove of new data about RNA viruses, expanding ecological research possibilities and reshaping our understanding of how these small but significant submicroscopic particles evolve...
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April
05,
2022
| 19:02 PM America/New_York
Social bonding between randomly assigned college roommates is not only a human phenomenon, a new study on vampire bats suggests....
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March
28,
2022
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
There may be a way in the future to enhance diabetes treatment – with better control of blood sugar and its use by the brain, and a lower risk for neurological problems – by attaching insulin to a specially designed nanomaterial....
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March
18,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is home to one of the country’s larger collections of some of the planet’s smaller creatures. The C.A. Triplehorn Insect Collection holds more than 4 million dry pinned insect specimens and another 2.5 million wet specimens....
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March
17,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
One of the more arresting pieces in To Begin, Again: A Prehistory of the Wex, 1968-89 at the Wexner Center for the Arts is a 40-foot-long sculpture made by Betty Collings. “Dance” is an inflated, pale vinyl tube that twists and turns over itself. It ...
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March
15,
2022
| 08:17 AM America/New_York
The parasites that cause a disfiguring skin disease affecting about 12 million people globally may have met their match in vaccines developed using CRISPR gene-editing technology, new research suggests....
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March
14,
2022
| 08:22 AM America/New_York
Researchers have developed a new method for training people to be creative, one that shows promise of succeeding far better than current ways of sparking innovation....
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March
04,
2022
| 13:30 PM America/New_York
Bart Elmore, an associate professor in The Ohio State University Department of History, was one of nine early- to mid-career scholars of history to receive the 2022 Dan David Prize....
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March
02,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Early last month, Elissa Washuta, assistant professor of creative writing in the Ohio State University English department, received word that her latest book, “White Magic,” was on the shortlist for the 2022 PEN Open Book Award....
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March
01,
2022
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
Scientists have discovered that a human receptor protein has the ability to detect individual amino acids in exactly the same way that bacteria do....
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February
23,
2022
| 10:40 AM America/New_York
Astronomers have used a new technique to confirm a real-life Tatooine, the fictional planet with two suns that was home to Luke Skywalker in “Star Wars.”...
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