Ohio State News (Research News)

2021
September
16,
2021
| 07:42 AM America/New_York
While many parents and caregivers involved in the child welfare system suffered trauma as children, new research suggests that those with substance misuse issues as adults may have had particularly di...
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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
14,
2021
| 12:03 PM America/New_York
The natural world served as the inspiration for the Ohio State University scientists whose microscope images were announced Monday (Sept. 13) among the top 20 winners in the 2021 Nikon Small World Pho...
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September
14,
2021
| 07:16 AM America/New_York
The 15 minutes it took one Columbus family to get tested for COVID-19 meant the difference between taking their unknowingly infected 7-year-old son to a birthday party, as planned, or going straight b...
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September
13,
2021
| 10:05 AM America/New_York
An update of the statewide Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI), consisting of more than 80 science teams seeking solutions for harmful algal blooms in Ohio, has been released today. ...
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September
09,
2021
| 14:49 PM America/New_York
Scientists have found a new chemical process to turn a stinky, toxic gas into a clean-burning fuel. ...
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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
08,
2021
| 13:41 PM America/New_York
Student loan debt affected people’s ability to pay their bills and meet their basic needs during the Great Recession – and the burden of that debt was disproportionately placed on Black and Latino fam...
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September
08,
2021
| 07:09 AM America/New_York
An analysis of what foster families talk about on social media showed how the COVID-19 pandemic ramped up their anxieties and concerns about the children in their care. ...
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September
07,
2021
| 08:07 AM America/New_York
New research suggests that emergency management officials often do not have the numeracy skills needed to make the best decisions based on data they receive about which residents to evacuate during a ...
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September
06,
2021
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
Fact-checking works to reduce false beliefs across the globe, according to a new study conducted in four countries. ...
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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
31,
2021
| 06:37 AM America/New_York
Scientists are less likely to adopt important new ideas in biomedicine introduced by women researchers, a new study has found. ...
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August
30,
2021
| 07:29 AM America/New_York
It takes more than athletic talent to play varsity sports in college, at least for most young people, a new study suggests. ...
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August
26,
2021
| 14:06 PM America/New_York
Setting a price just below a round number ($39.99 instead of $40) may lead consumers into thinking a product is less expensive than it really is – but it can sometimes backfire on sellers, a new study...
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August
26,
2021
| 13:22 PM America/New_York
Researchers are collecting dust from 50 buildings on The Ohio State University campus this fall to monitor the prevalence of COVID-19 and track the virus’s variants. Their analyses and experiments are...
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August
23,
2021
| 07:53 AM America/New_York
Feeling like leisure is wasteful and unproductive may lead to less happiness and higher levels of stress and depression, new research suggests. ...
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August
18,
2021
| 08:19 AM America/New_York
A new study comparing adolescent suicide rates with the availability of mental health services has found that more resources may contribute to fewer suicides, but don’t appear to have any role in redu...
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August
17,
2021
| 07:43 AM America/New_York
A new 30-foot tower has sprouted on the edge of The Ohio State University Airport, but it has nothing to do with directing the thousands of planes that take off and land there each year. ...
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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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August
03,
2021
| 11:06 AM America/New_York
A different kind of design for absorbing vibrations could help better soundproof walls and make vehicles more streamlined, a new study shows. ...
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August
02,
2021
| 08:50 AM America/New_York
A common farm weed could make a “greener” jet fuel with fewer production-related environmental impacts than other biofuels, a new study indicates. ...
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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
23,
2021
| 07:50 AM America/New_York
An Ohio State faculty member has launched a three-year federally funded project that will develop nationally available, high-resolution cyberinformatics tools to help farmers and others analyze and re...
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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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