Ohio State News (Research News)

2019
December
05,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/New_York
During this past year Ohio State researchers published some 22,000 journal articles, about topics ranging from a new blood test for fibromyalgia to the 17 ways your face conveys happiness to how child...
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December
05,
2019
| 02:53 PM America/New_York
A research team has reported seeing, for the first time, atomic scale defects that dictate the properties of a new and powerful semiconductor. The study, published earlier this month in the journal Ph...
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December
04,
2019
| 04:32 PM America/New_York
About one-third of patients newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer have moderate to severe symptoms of depression, a new study suggests. ...
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December
03,
2019
| 10:01 PM America/New_York
Long-term treatment with gabapentin, a commonly prescribed drug for nerve pain, could help restore upper limb function after a spinal cord injury, new research in mice suggests. ...
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November
26,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Seven Ohio State University researchers have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, one of the most prestigious honors a U.S. scientist can receive. Fel...
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November
25,
2019
| 06:29 PM America/New_York
Even when both male and female college students say they want to pursue a major with the best earnings prospects, the majors men choose are higher paying than the majors women choose. ...
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November
21,
2019
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
The world’s love for chocolate has helped decimate protected forests in western Africa as some residents have turned protected areas into illegal cocoa farms and hunting grounds. ...
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November
14,
2019
| 06:04 PM America/New_York
Mobile apps that work with Bluetooth devices have an inherent design flaw that makes them vulnerable to hacking, new research has found. ...
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November
14,
2019
| 05:30 PM America/New_York
New research takes scientists a step closer to identifying important characteristics of the communities of ocean organisms we rely on to aid the planet – as well as understanding how a warming climate...
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November
13,
2019
| 08:02 PM America/New_York
Your characterization of the thermostat war going on in your house is likely to depend at least in part on whether you’re a man or a woman, new research suggests. ...
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November
13,
2019
| 03:10 PM America/New_York
Preventing HIV in sex workers is a powerful tool in lowering the worldwide burden of the disease, and a new study could help ensure that high-risk women take advantage of medical safeguards. ...
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November
11,
2019
| 07:42 PM America/New_York
In a new study, scientists observed several simultaneous reactions in mice given a common chemotherapy drug: Their gut bacteria and tissue changed, their blood and brains showed signs of inflammation,...
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November
08,
2019
| 02:40 PM America/New_York
From the summit of Huascarán, the highest mountain in Earth’s tropics, the valleys of the western Andes look placid and peaceful – calming, even. The signs of climate change – of the melting glaciers ...
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November
07,
2019
| 01:41 PM America/New_York
If you ever wondered what’s going on in your friends’ brains when they think about you, new research may provide a clue. ...
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November
07,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Science hasn’t yet caught up with electronic cigarettes, leaving health care providers and users with many unknowns. But a new review of the research so far finds growing evidence that vaping can harm...
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November
06,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Americans are using more out-of-network care and paying more out of pocket for behavioral health care than for treatment of other conditions, despite efforts to increase coverage and access to mental ...
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November
06,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Adding plants and trees to the landscapes near factories and other pollution sources could reduce air pollution by an average of 27 percent, new research suggests. The study shows that plants – not te...
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November
04,
2019
| 06:22 PM America/New_York
Cutting down trees inevitably leads to more carbon in the environment, but deforestation’s contributions to climate change are vastly overestimated, according to a new study. ...
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October
31,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/New_York
New research shows that astrophysicists' search for black holes might have been missing an entire class of black holes that they didn’t know existed. In a study published today in the journal Science,...
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October
31,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/New_York
Vampire bats could be said to be sort of like people – not because of their blood-sucking ways, but because they help their neighbors in need even if it’s of no obvious benefit to them. ...
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October
30,
2019
| 06:27 PM America/New_York
Multitasking makes adolescents feel both more positively and more negatively about the main task they’re trying to accomplish, a new study finds. ...
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October
29,
2019
| 02:32 PM America/New_York
When it comes to the fundamentals of making better materials – stronger-but-thinner glass for televisions or phone screens, for example – it almost always comes down to the building blocks of science....
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October
28,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/New_York
For the last 20 years, astrophysicists have tried to understand dark energy, an unseen phenomenon that is causing the expansion of the universe to accelerate. Last week, they turned 5,000 fiber-optic ...
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October
25,
2019
| 09:44 PM America/New_York
New research suggests that both tumors and chemotherapy could be linked to the cognitive problems experienced by cancer patients because each affects the circadian clock, throwing off cellular process...
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October
23,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
To test the possible relationship between the gut and chemo brain, Leah Pyter’s lab is examining chemo’s effects on mice whose guts have been manipulated before treatment. One experiment involves feed...
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October
21,
2019
| 07:43 PM America/New_York
Chronic stress during pregnancy triggers an immune response in the brain that has potential to alter brain functions in ways that could contribute to postpartum depression, new research in animals sug...
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October
21,
2019
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Some adults see their mothers and fathers as still influencing their own health – but in very different ways, according to a new study. ...
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October
18,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Fifty years later, Ohio State looks back at the first all-female scientific expedition to Antarctica. ...
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October
17,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
​Organic chemists at The Ohio State University have figured out how to synthesize the most common molecule arrangement in medicine, a scientific discovery that could change the way a number of drugs –...
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October
16,
2019
| 08:14 PM America/New_York
Researchers now have a better idea of why people who rely on partisan news outlets are more likely to believe falsehoods about political opponents. ...
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