Ohio State News (Research News)

2022
August
05,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Rural Americans suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s are less likely than city dwellers to be seen by specialists and receive tests that can benefit both them and their families, new research has fo...
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August
04,
2022
| 15:05 PM America/New_York
Despite being some of the most versatile building blocks in organic chemistry, compounds called carbenes can be too hot to handle. ...
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August
01,
2022
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
An appealing photo of a pizza or other menu item can help a restaurant increase sales – especially if the right filter is used, a new study suggests....
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July
27,
2022
| 15:39 PM America/New_York
New research has advanced COVID-19 vaccine work in several ways: using a modified live attenuated mumps virus for delivery, showing that a more stable coronavirus spike protein stimulates a stronger i...
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July
27,
2022
| 07:27 AM America/New_York
Here’s another good reason for kids to participate in organized sports: They can develop the “grit” that helps them overcome challenges as adults, a new study suggests....
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July
26,
2022
| 09:31 AM America/New_York
New research in people with a cluster of heart disease risk factors has shown that consuming green tea extract for four weeks can reduce blood sugar levels and improve gut health by lowering inflammat...
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July
22,
2022
| 07:59 AM America/New_York
Researchers have successfully tested a device that may one day use the chemical biomarkers in sweat to detect changes in a person’s health. ...
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July
21,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists and health authorities have relied on contact-tracing technologies to help manage the spread of the virus. ...
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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 ...
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July
20,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Scientists have developed an artificial protein that could offer new insights into chemical evolution on early Earth. ...
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July
19,
2022
| 09:08 AM America/New_York
Scientists investigating the growth of arctic vegetation have found that seed dispersal and fire will slow its land expansion in the long term, despite more favorable conditions from a warming planet....
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July
18,
2022
| 07:04 AM America/New_York
A new national study shows which Americans are least likely to be prepared to take necessary actions when faced with disasters such as hurricanes, floods and wildfires....
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July
14,
2022
| 15:50 PM America/New_York
Prior to Ohio’s new six-week cutoff for legal abortions, about 9 in 10 people seeking care in Ohio had abortions later than the current law allows, new research suggests....
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July
14,
2022
| 11:42 AM America/New_York
The high heat and low water conditions produced by global warming weaken pine trees’ resistance to disease by hindering their ability to mount an effective defense at the same time that pathogenic fun...
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July
13,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that helps more than 39 million people avoid food insecurity has an unexpected benefit – it may help prevent child maltreatment....
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July
11,
2022
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
The same four factors that explain how people change their beliefs on a variety of issues can account for the recent rise in anti-science attitudes, a new review suggests....
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July
08,
2022
| 07:34 AM America/New_York
Even when they’ve been rejected by their parents, many LGBTQ adults take pains to keep relationships with their families – despite the conflict and heartbreak. The question is: Why?...
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July
05,
2022
| 07:29 AM America/New_York
If you want to find a safe neighborhood to live in, choose one where the residents trust each other – and have a lot of dogs to walk....
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June
30,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
NOAA and its research partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a smaller than average harmful algal bloom (HAB) this summer, which would make it less severe than 2021 and more a...
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June
29,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
There comes a time in many a university scientist’s life when discoveries confined to the lab are ready to reach a wider audience – when a new product or technology has shown in tests that it would pr...
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June
23,
2022
| 12:08 PM America/New_York
The increased use of contraception in many countries is not because more women at any moment want to delay pregnancy or have no further children.  Instead, it is because contraception is helping more ...
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June
23,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Climate change is putting an enormous strain on global water resources, and according to researchers, the Tibetan Plateau is suffering from a water imbalance so extreme that it could lead to an increa...
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June
22,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Allowing fights among players in the National Hockey Leagues does not deter greater violence in the modern game, according to a new study....
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June
22,
2022
| 11:05 AM America/New_York
Women in science are less likely than their male counterparts to receive authorship credit for the work they do, an innovative new study finds....
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June
20,
2022
| 16:30 PM America/New_York
Science reporting on climate change does lead Americans to adopt more accurate beliefs and support government action on the issue – but these gains are fragile, a new study suggests....
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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
14,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Advances in nanotechnology have made it possible to fabricate structures out of DNA for use in biomedical applications like delivering drugs or creating vaccines, but new research in mice investigates...
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June
13,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Scientists have reported good news on the pandemic preparedness front: A cocktail of four manufactured antibodies is effective at neutralizing a virus from the Henipavirus family, a group of pathogens...
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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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