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Algal Blooms Cost Ohio Homeowners $152 Million Over Six Years

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In a new study, researchers at The Ohio State University estimate algal blooms at two Ohio lakes cost Ohio homeowners $152 million in lost property value over six years. Meanwhile, a related study suggests that algae is driving anglers away from...
17-Aug-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pig-to-Person Spread of Flu at Fairs a Continued Concern

The spread of influenza among pigs is common at fairs and other gatherings, and protective measures including cutting the length of time pigs and people congregate make good sense for both the animals and humans, say the authors of a new study.
11-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smartphone Tracking Shows Fear Affects Where Youth Spend Time

Youth spend less time in their neighborhoods if area residents have a high fear of crime, according to a new study that used smartphones to track kids’ whereabouts. Adolescents spent over an hour less each day on average in their neighborhoods if...
10-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

On the Darknet, Drug Buyers Aren’t Looking for Bargains

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When drug users go online for the first time to buy opioids, they aren’t looking for the widest selection or the best prices for their illicit purchases, a new study suggests. Researchers found that first-time drug buyers who visited one...
9-Aug-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How a Chemo Drug Can Help Cancer Spread From the Breast to the Lungs

The very same treatment that thwarts breast cancer has a dark side – it can fuel the spread of the disease to the lungs. Researchers at The Ohio State University found clues to why it happens, opening up the possibility of interfering with the...
4-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Push Comes to Injury: What Pushing a Wheelchair Does to Your Back

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When asked to push a simulated wheelchair against increasing resistance, study participants typically exceeded the recommended limits to avoid back injury by nearly 20 percent before they decided to quit.
31-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newly Discovered Biomarkers May Lead to Promising Diagnostic Tool for Alzheimer’s

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Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease and determining a patient’s prognosis is an inexact business, and that stands in the way of better personalized care and advances in treatment. A new study from The Ohio State University has identified a potential...
26-Jul-2017 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Diet Rich in Tomatoes Cuts Skin Cancer in Half in Mice

Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumors by half in a mouse study at The Ohio State University.
13-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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26-Jul-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Why Probe Jupiter? "Ask a Spaceman!" Astronomer/Popular Science Podcaster Comments on NASA Juno Probe's July 4 Arrival at Jupiter

1-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Ohio State's Micah Berman, Expert on E-Cigarette Regulation, Available to Talk About the FDA's New Oversight.

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5-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT

What Are Gravitational Waves? "Ask a Spaceman!" Astronomer/Popular Science Podcaster Available to Comment on LIGO

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