Scientists studying fossils collected 35 years ago have identified them as the oldest-known scorpion species, a prehistoric animal from about 437 million years ago. The researchers found that the animal likely had the capacity to breathe in both...
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The first animal study of a pig virus’s potential to jump to another species shows that the virus, once introduced to a select group of birds, is easily transmitted to healthy chickens and turkeys.
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When college students post about feelings of depression on Facebook, their friends are unlikely to encourage them to seek help, a small study suggests.
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Researchers have developed a way to prop up a struggling immune system to enable its fight against sepsis, a deadly condition resulting from the body’s extreme reaction to infection.
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A growing number of Chinese scientists working in the United States and other parts of the world are returning to their homeland, enhancing China’s research productivity.
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How much you enjoy the new Star Wars movie will depend a lot on your expectations going in, a new study suggests.
26-Dec-2019 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Scientists have developed a new gene-therapy technique by transforming human cells into mass producers of tiny nano-sized particles full of genetic material that has the potential to reverse disease processes.
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Any economic and conservation benefits associated with time-of-use electricity billing could be achieved at the expense of some of the most vulnerable citizens in our society: people with disabilities and the elderly, new research suggests.
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1-Nov-2019 7:05 AM EDT
As the world watches the first all-female spacewalk, looking back at another glass-ceiling-busting milestone: The first all-female research expedition to Antarctica.
18-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
As the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Wayne Schlingman, director of the Arne Slettebak Planetarium at The Ohio State University, explains what that first moon landing taught us and what we still have to learn about...
18-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Water quality expert @STRIVElab available to discuss concerns about proposed cutbacks to Clean Water Act protections for wetlands & streams.
11-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Ohio State conservation and wolf expert Jeremy Bruskotter is available to talk about the Trump administration's plans to take the gray wolf off the Endangered Species List.
8-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST
On March 8, some Americans will send greeting cards to the important women in their lives to celebrate “International Women’s Day.” Little do most of them know about the radical origins of the holiday they are marking,
6-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST
The Ohio State University, along with Bowling Green State University, has been selected to conduct a first-of-its-kind national, five-year study of health in same-gender couples.
29-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
For many people, the holidays mean spending time with family and friends who have fully embraced “fake news” – and are happy to share it with you. A researcher at The Ohio State University has some science-based methods for dealing with...
20-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST