Ohio State News (research-innovation)

2019
November
27,
2019
| 06:54 PM America/New_York
The infant mortality rate has dropped in Franklin County since 2017, a sign that hospital and agency partnerships across the community have been effective in addressing issues that put babies at risk. ...
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November
20,
2019
| 01:02 PM America/New_York
According to a new analysis from the university’s Office of Research, research expenditures for the 2019 fiscal year were $929 million – an increase of 6.2 percent over fiscal year 2018. ...
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October
29,
2019
| 09:53 PM America/New_York
Dental health and diet may have an impact on the development and severity of psoriasis, according to a study by dermatologists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. ...
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October
24,
2019
| 07:41 PM America/New_York
E-cigarette (e-cig) use is rising at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers, and new research data suggests that even short-term e-cig use can cause cellular inflammation in never-smoker adults. ...
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October
23,
2019
| 10:15 PM America/New_York
As part of a federal research study to dramatically reduce opioid overdose deaths, an Ohio State University-led coalition will begin assisting Ohio counties with prevention, treatment and recovery programs before the end of the year. ...
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September
23,
2019
| 10:08 PM America/New_York
The Buckeye Peer Access Line is a non-emergency talk line to support students through brief phone conversations. ...
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September
11,
2019
| 11:01 PM America/New_York
The new Ohio State University esports arena is plugged in and powered up. ...
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September
06,
2019
| 11:05 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is joining public universities across the Buckeye state to boost research and technology commercialization in Ohio. ...
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September
04,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
Women who choose to shave or wax their pubic hair might not be raising their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) after all, according to a new study that found no connection between “extreme” grooming and chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...
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August
29,
2019
| 10:06 PM America/New_York
Researchers have created a new computer model to predict the life and performance of batteries that could power some passenger airplanes, a step forward for cleaner, more efficient air travel. ...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:25 PM America/New_York
The MINDSTRONG program is a seven-week cognitive-behavioral skills-building program that promotes and supports mental health and mental resiliency. ...
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August
12,
2019
| 04:34 PM America/New_York
For researchers with The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the work to identify new flu strains and increase the effectiveness of the flu vaccine begins in an unlikely place – pig barns at state and county fairs nationwide. ...
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July
25,
2019
| 09:36 PM America/New_York
A consortium of coral experts have published new guidelines that could help corals in the Caribbean adapt to warmer, more acidic waters caused by climate change. The guidelines are the first of their kind to offer a definitive plan for collecting, ra...
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July
23,
2019
| 02:50 PM America/New_York
Getting up close – and a little dirty – with farm animals just might help us fend off illness, say researchers who’ve further demonstrated the benefits of early exposure to a wide variety of environmental bacteria. ...
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July
16,
2019
| 04:56 PM America/New_York
When NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite launched into space in April 2018, it did so with a specific goal: to search the universe for new planets. But in recently published research, a team of astronomers at The Ohio State University showed...
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July
15,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/New_York
Five faculty-led teams from The Ohio State University are one step closer to possibly commercializing the research they developed here on campus. ...
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June
25,
2019
| 10:34 PM America/New_York
A two-day bus trip earlier this month connected more than 70 Ohio State University faculty, staff and students with community partners around central Ohio. ...
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June
21,
2019
| 04:44 PM America/New_York
A shortage of high school physics teachers has led to teachers with little-to-no training taking over physics classrooms, reports show. This has led to additional stress and job dissatisfaction for those teachers—and a difficult learning experience f...
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May
24,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
In its second annual round of funding, Ohio State’s Opioid Innovation Fund has awarded eight multidisciplinary teams a total of nearly $500,000 for prevention, treatment and recovery projects designed to mitigate the crisis racking Ohio and the natio...
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May
10,
2019
| 02:56 PM America/New_York
In a surprising turn, Ohio’s rural counties of Wyandot and Holmes topped the job growth rate of Columbus between 2010 and 2018, according to an economist with The Ohio State University. And other rural counties including Harrison and Morgan nearly...
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April
18,
2019
| 08:03 PM America/New_York
Through a newly awarded $65.9 million federal research grant to address the opioid epidemic, The Ohio State University will lead a consortium of academic, state and community partners that aims to reduce overdose deaths by 40% over three years. Th...
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April
05,
2019
| 07:45 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is mourning the loss of a home-grown research icon who, with his wife and research partner, pioneered discoveries in the role of stress in disease and healing. Ronald Glaser died Wednesday, April 3, five years after he wa...
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March
13,
2019
| 03:58 PM America/New_York
Researchers with The Ohio State University College of Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital have found that a simple urine test can rapidly detect one of the world’s deadliest pregnancy-related c...
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March
07,
2019
| 06:19 PM America/New_York
Foodborne illnesses are critical global health problems, resulting in an estimated 600 million illnesses annually. Low- and middle-income countries bear most of the burden, largely due to poor food handling practices, weak regulatory systems and inad...
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February
26,
2019
| 03:30 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University’s work to streamline the process of bringing faculty research to market could serve as a guide for the state. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted spent an afternoon last week with some of the university’s faculty and leadership in techno...
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February
19,
2019
| 02:08 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is considering a plan to expand the use of digital course material in an effort to cut expenses for students. The university conducted a pilot program this semester called CarmenBooks. All students were offered digital ac...
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February
06,
2019
| 08:39 PM America/New_York
Differences in cognitive development between hearing and deaf children start in infancy, according to new research by The Ohio State University College of Medicine published today in the journal PLOS ONE. While there is a growing body of research ...
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January
28,
2019
| 05:18 PM America/New_York
In a first-in-world clinical trial, researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine are studying how well focused ultrasound surgery works in adults with a specific type of epilepsy whose seizures are not controlled by medication. Up ...
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January
25,
2019
| 10:51 PM America/New_York
Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland and current head of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, says that despite the looming challenges we face due to climate change, she still has hope. Robinson was a keynote speaker for The O...
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January
17,
2019
| 02:08 PM America/New_York
Rattan Lal, a soil scientist at The Ohio State University, has been awarded the 2019 Japan Prize, considered one of the most prestigious honors in science and technology. Lal is the first Ohio State scientist and the first soil scientist to ever r...
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