Ohio State News (Research science)

2020
July
08,
2020
| 07:29 PM America/New_York
Scientists have discovered that one of the good bacteria found in the human gut has a benefit that has remained unrecognized until now: the potential to reduce the risk for heart disease. ...
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July
02,
2020
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Eating black raspberries might reduce inflammation associated with skin allergies, a new study indicates. ...
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July
01,
2020
| 12:51 PM America/New_York
Kids who miss a lot of school from kindergarten to eighth grade may suffer unexpected costs as young adults, a new study finds. Researchers found that those who were more regularly absent in these ear...
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June
30,
2020
| 04:08 PM America/New_York
Signals sent and received from cell phone microphones and speakers could help warn people when they have been near someone who has contracted COVID-19, researchers say. ...
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June
29,
2020
| 12:38 PM America/New_York
About one-third of U.S. workers who were laid off or absent from work in April because of COVID-19 were back to work in May, according to a new analysis of employment data. ...
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June
26,
2020
| 04:28 PM America/New_York
Hospitals can get noisy, especially intensive care units, and the life-saving electronic machines monitoring patient vital signs are making most of the racket. Mike Rayo, an assistant professor of int...
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June
24,
2020
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
The rapid politicization of the COVID-19 pandemic can be seen in messages members of the U.S. Congress sent about the issue on the social media site Twitter, a new analysis found. ...
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June
24,
2020
| 02:10 PM America/New_York
Chemists have found a way to turn alcohol into amino acids, the building blocks of life. ...
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June
23,
2020
| 07:15 PM America/New_York
Access to green spaces in metro areas—parks, trails, even the tree cover in a neighborhood – is largely associated with income and race, new research indicates. ...
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June
23,
2020
| 01:59 PM America/New_York
A five-minute role-play done with men before the birth of their first child predicted the quality of their parenting after the baby arrived, a new study showed. ...
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June
22,
2020
| 01:38 PM America/New_York
For smokers who are better at math, the decision to quit just adds up, a new study suggests. Researchers found that smokers who scored higher on a test of math ability were more likely than others to ...
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June
18,
2020
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
A music video created by Beyoncé Knowles and Sean Jay-Z Carter and featuring them in Paris’ famed Louvre Museum ignited conversations about who have traditionally been invited to show their work – and...
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June
15,
2020
| 01:11 PM America/New_York
Political candidates’ use of humor on social media could sometimes backfire on them with potential supporters, new research suggests. ...
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June
11,
2020
| 04:43 PM America/New_York
A soil scientist at The Ohio State University whose research spans five continents has been awarded this year’s World Food Prize for increasing the global food supply by helping small farmers improve ...
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June
05,
2020
| 02:53 PM America/New_York
Perena Gouma is the primary investigator of a team developing a breathalyzer device that will sample breath for key biomarkers of the COVID-19 infection. ...
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June
04,
2020
| 03:08 PM America/New_York
Chemists have developed a coating that could make certain medications and other materials more stable by covering them with an outer layer much thinner than the width of a human hair. ...
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June
03,
2020
| 08:01 PM America/New_York
People want to help each other, even when it costs them something, and even when the motivations to help don’t always align, a new study suggests. ...
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June
01,
2020
| 05:15 PM America/New_York
The halo that surrounds our own Milky Way galaxy is much hotter than scientists once believed – and it may not be unique among galaxies. The new findings were presented at a meeting of the American...
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May
28,
2020
| 05:37 PM America/New_York
A new study suggests, for obese or overweight adults, that any amount of exercise might lower the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in the next 10 years. ...
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May
28,
2020
| 01:23 PM America/New_York
New research provides insight into how housing prices and neighborhood values have become polarized in some urban areas, with the rich getting richer and the poor becoming poorer. ...
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May
27,
2020
| 08:01 PM America/New_York
Scientists who’ve taken the first look at bacteria in young and healthy vapers’ mouths say that the potential for future disease lies just below the surface. ...
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May
26,
2020
| 04:35 PM America/New_York
Despite the political tensions between the United States and China, scientists in the two countries are working together more than ever to study the COVID-19 virus, a new study suggests. ...
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May
21,
2020
| 10:05 PM America/New_York
Ohio has seen a growing disparity between abortion rates in rural and urban communities, later abortions, and less use of medication abortion care as the state has heavily regulated abortion and clini...
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May
18,
2020
| 05:06 PM America/New_York
New research suggests mindfulness training may help multiple sclerosis patients in two very different ways: regulating negative emotions and improving processing speed. ...
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May
15,
2020
| 05:25 PM America/New_York
Ohio State University researchers are leading several of the latest water quality improvement projects in the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s ongoing Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative. ...
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May
14,
2020
| 07:57 PM America/New_York
Religion sounds different during a pandemic. Researchers at the American Religious Sounds Project, led by The Ohio State University and Michigan State University, are collecting and cataloging those s...
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May
13,
2020
| 07:49 PM America/New_York
Some of us might have been happy to leave mathematics behind in high school or college, but as the COVID-19 pandemic has spread, math has had a daily effect on all of our lives – even if we don’t have...
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May
13,
2020
| 07:22 PM America/New_York
Job skills training for low-income youth does more than just help them get better jobs – it makes them significantly less likely than others to use some illicit drugs, even 16 years later. ...
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May
12,
2020
| 01:45 PM America/New_York
Fatty food may feel like a friend during these troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate – not great news for peop...
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May
11,
2020
| 01:26 PM America/New_York
Actions by state governments to try to limit the spread of COVID-19 played only a secondary role in the historic spike in U.S. unemployment in March, according to new research. ...
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