Ohio State News (Press release)

2021
October
14,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Four weeks on a diet of highly processed food led to a strong inflammatory response in the brains of aging rats that was accompanied by behavioral signs of memory loss, a new study has found. ...
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October
12,
2021
| 06:45 AM America/New_York
Lung cancer patients whose symptoms of depression got worse after diagnosis died significantly earlier than those whose symptoms stayed the same or improved, a new study shows. ...
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October
04,
2021
| 07:50 AM America/New_York
The first look at a threatened rattlesnake species’ recent genetic history suggests that inbreeding necessitated by limited habitat may not be as detrimental as theory would predict it to be. ...
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September
23,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Vampire bats that form bonds in captivity and continue those “friendships” in the wild also hunt together, meeting up over a meal after independent departures from the roost, according to a new study....
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September
22,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Engineering researchers have developed a method to use signals broadcast by Starlink internet service satellites to accurately locate a position here on Earth, much like GPS does. It is the first time...
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September
20,
2021
| 11:47 AM America/New_York
Missing out on the recommended seven or more hours of sleep per night could lead to more opportunities to make poorer snacking choices than those made by people who meet shut-eye guidelines, a new stu...
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September
14,
2021
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
A family of proteins best known for their role in diminishing HIV infectivity may have the goods to outwit other emerging and re-emerging viruses, scientists have found. ...
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September
09,
2021
| 10:56 AM America/New_York
A new study in animal models shows that the presence of a cancer tumor alone can lead to cardiac damage, and suggests the culprits are molecules called free radicals interacting with specific cells in...
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September
02,
2021
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
A new platform housing data from over 100 apple varieties could shave years off of the breeding process and enable data-driven assessments of how to boost the health benefits of America’s favorite fru...
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August
24,
2021
| 08:37 AM America/New_York
People who are HIV positive and living in high tuberculosis-transmission regions of the world are much more likely to finish a TB-prevention regimen lasting just three months – half as long as the sta...
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August
16,
2021
| 11:43 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees and its committees will meet Tuesday, August 17 through Thursday, August 19. Paying special attention to social distancing recommendations, only President K...
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August
12,
2021
| 08:06 AM America/New_York
Researchers are revisiting an age-old question in baseball: Do batters actually keep their eye on the ball? ...
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August
11,
2021
| 07:51 AM America/New_York
A simple addition to injected COVID-19 vaccines could enhance their effectiveness and provide “border protection” immunity in areas like the nose and mouth to supplement antibodies in the bloodstream,...
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August
05,
2021
| 08:52 AM America/New_York
Remote-sensing technology produces detailed images of the size and density of the harmful algal bloom (HAB) in Lake Erie’s western basin each year, but determining the bloom’s toxicity relies on resea...
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July
29,
2021
| 07:58 AM America/New_York
Converting vacant urban lots into greenspaces can reduce blight and improve neighborhoods, and new research shows that certain types of such post-industrial reclamation efforts offer the added bonus o...
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July
21,
2021
| 14:44 PM America/New_York
Exoskeletons – wearable devices used by workers on assembly lines or in warehouses to alleviate stress on their lower backs – may compete with valuable resources in the brain while people work, cancel...
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July
21,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
The parasites that cause severe malaria are well-known for the sinister ways they infect humans, but new research may lead to drugs that could block one of their most reliable weapons: interference wi...
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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 ...
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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 re...
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July
19,
2021
| 11:10 AM America/New_York
Flavor is the name of the game for scientists who want to optimize food for consumption in ways that improve nutrition or combat obesity. ...
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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 u...
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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
29,
2021
| 10:19 AM America/New_York
President Kristina M. Johnson issued the following statement in response to the state's two-year budget.We commend the legislative leaders in the Ohio General Assembly for their ongoing support of hig...
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June
29,
2021
| 09:21 AM America/New_York
The vast majority of American adults eat a dietary pattern that falls short of meeting national dietary guidelines for cancer prevention, a new study shows. ...
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June
25,
2021
| 15:18 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University issued the following statement in response to Governor Mike DeWine's statement on Ohio House amendments to Senate Bill 187.Thank you, Governor DeWine. Ohio State agrees that ...
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June
22,
2021
| 08:15 AM America/New_York
Scientists are pursuing a new strategy in the protracted fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus by engineering nanobodies that can neutralize virus variants in two different ways. ...
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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
15,
2021
| 07:45 AM America/New_York
Adults who skip breakfast are likely to miss out on key nutrients that are most abundant in the foods that make up morning meals, a new study 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 materia...
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June
04,
2021
| 08:24 AM America/New_York
New research suggests that African American families living in public housing are a “hidden population” when it comes to national suicide prevention efforts. ...
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