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How Much Snow Accumulates in North America Each Year? More Than Scientists Thought

There’s a lot more snow piling up in the mountains of North America than anyone knew, according to a first-of-its-kind study.
13-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

​Some Teachers Don’t Talk to Anyone About Violent Incidents

One in five teachers who were the victims of physical or verbal violence at their schools didn’t report the incidents to school administrators, according to a nationwide study.The results showed that significant minorities of teachers who...
7-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Newly Discovered CRISPR Mechanism May Help Prevent Dangerous Errors

Researchers at The Ohio State University report that they’ve figured out the mechanism by which the CRISPR gene-editing enzyme Cas9 determines where and when to cut DNA strands—a discovery that could help prevent gene-cutting errors.
28-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Why Are Some Mushrooms “Magic?”

Psychedelic mushrooms likely developed their “magical” properties to trip up fungi-munching insects, suggests new research. The work helps explain a biological mystery and could open scientific doors to studies of novel treatments for...
27-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Could Cleaning Up Beaches Make Americans Better Off?


Cleaning up beaches could boost local economies in addition to preserving natural treasures and animal habitats.
26-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Climate Change Planning Underway for Central Ohio

A task force led by researchers at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at The Ohio State University has released a draft action plan to help central Ohio prepare for climate change.
19-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Clean Plates Much More Common When We Eat at Home


When people eat at home, there’s typically not much left on their plates – and that means there’s likely less going to landfills, according to new research from The Ohio State University.
14-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Religion and Power: Race in the Church

Korie Edwards, associate professor of sociology at The Ohio State University, talks about how race and power structures are perceived in churches, and also how religion plays a role among youth.
13-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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