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Ohio State Fans Generated Biggest “Fan Quakes” of the Season During the Michigan Game

Even before the opening kickoff of the Ohio State-Michigan football game, fans' celebrations had broken all previous records for seismic energy generated by the biggest plays of the 2016 season.
1-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Use Your Words: Written Prisoner Interactions Predict Whether They’ll Clean Up Their Acts

The evolution of how prisoners in substance-abuse programs communicate is a good indicator of whether they’ll return to crime, new research has found.
1-Dec-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

West Antarctic Ice Shelf Breaking Up From the Inside Out

A key glacier in Antarctica is breaking apart from the inside out, suggesting that the ocean is weakening ice on the edges of the continent.
28-Nov-2016 7:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Shaking the ’Shoe: Fan Celebrations at Ohio State Football Games Register on a Seismic Scale

The Ohio State University doesn’t just make big plays—it measures exactly how big those plays are, and uses the data to teach students valuable lessons in science.
23-Nov-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Allergies During Pregnancy Contribute to Changes in the Brains of Rat Offspring

A new study in rats could begin to explain why allergies during pregnancy are linked to higher risks for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism in children.
12-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New LEDs May Offer Better Way to Clean Water in Remote Areas


For the first time, researchers have created light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on lightweight flexible metal foil. Engineers at The Ohio State University are developing the foil based LEDs for portable ultraviolet (UV) lights that soldiers and others...
15-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

​Consuming Violent Media Linked to 13x Surge in Violent Dreams

The violent and sexual media you consume during the day may infiltrate your dreams at night, new research suggests. People who reported consuming violent media within 90 minutes of bedtime were 13 times more likely to have a violent dream that night.
15-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Stress-Induced Changes in Maternal Gut Could Negatively Impact Offspring for Life

Prenatal exposure to a mother’s stress contributes to anxiety and cognitive problems that persist into adulthood, a phenomenon that could be explained by lasting – and potentially damaging – changes in the microbiome, according to new research...
9-Nov-2016 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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