Press Releases

October
14,
2019
| 04:44 PM America/New_York

New Ohio State regional campus degree program responds to employer demand

Bachelor’s in manufacturing engineering technology will be offered beginning in autumn 2020

A new bachelor’s degree program to be offered on The Ohio State University’s regional campuses will prepare graduates with skills needed for high-demand jobs in the state: business-oriented
October
07,
2019
| 10:29 PM America/New_York

Study: More behavioral health care linked to small drop in gun-related suicides

10% increase in workforce equals 1.2% decrease in suicide rate, researchers say

An increase in behavioral health providers is associated with a slight decrease in gun-related suicides, but the difference is small and points to a need to tackle gun violence in other ways,
October
03,
2019
| 03:11 PM America/New_York

How the Texas puma saved the Florida panther

Uncovering the genetic details of a conservation success story

Scientists have pieced together the first complete picture of the Florida panther genome – work that could serve to protect that endangered population and other endangered species going
October
01,
2019
| 10:33 PM America/New_York

University issues annual crime report

2018 statistics reflect present-day reporting increases and, per federal law, include reports of decades-old crimes related to the investigation of sexual abuse by Richard Strauss

The Ohio State University released today its Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports, showing an increase in present-day crime reporting on or near the Columbus campus.  
October
01,
2019
| 10:31 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University announced today several updates related to the independent investigation of sexual abuse committed by Richard Strauss, who was employed by the university from 1978 to
September
26,
2019
| 02:49 PM America/New_York

Scientists watch a black hole shredding a star

“Lucky” observation gives most detailed look ever of the phenomenon

A NASA satellite searching space for new planets gave astronomers an unexpected glimpse at a black hole ripping a star to shreds. The milestone was reached with the help of a worldwide network of
September
25,
2019
| 03:11 PM America/New_York

New satellite may make flood prediction easier

Benefits will primarily be in under-studied areas of the world

A satellite on schedule to launch in 2021 could offer a more comprehensive look at flooding in vulnerable, under-studied parts of the world, including much of Africa, South America and Indonesia, a
September
20,
2019
| 05:24 PM America/New_York

Water may be scarce for new power plants in Asia

Study finds climate change, increased demand could limit available resources

Climate change and over-tapped waterways could leave developing parts of Asia without enough water to cool power plants in the near future, new research indicates.
September
20,
2019
| 04:05 PM America/New_York
Rattan Lal, Ohio State Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, has earned the 2019 Alumni Medalist Award for his revolutionary contributions to the understanding of earth’s most basic, life-giving resources. Having earned his PhD in
September
18,
2019
| 01:01 PM America/New_York

Researchers find way to study proteins moving (relatively) slowly

The discovery will allow views of interactions never before seen

Proteins keep our organs functioning, regulate our cells and are the targets for medications that treat a number of diseases, including cancers and neurological diseases. Proteins need to move in
September
16,
2019
| 07:54 PM America/New_York

Meatballs might wreck the anti-cancer perks of tomato sauce

Study finds twofold decrease in lycopene uptake with iron supplement

Some of the anti-cancer benefits of tomatoes, specifically those from a compound called lycopene, could disappear when they’re eaten with iron-rich foods, according to a new study from The Ohio State