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Researchers Capture Oldest Ice Core Ever Drilled Outside the Polar Regions

The oldest ice core ever drilled outside the polar regions may contain ice that formed during the Stone Age—more than 600,000 years ago, long before modern humans appeared.
13-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Brain Scans May Reveal Most Effective Anti-Drug Messages

What if you could look into the brains of potential drug abusers and see what messages would be most likely to persuade them to “just say no?” That’s the ultimate goal of researchers whose new study scanned the brains of people while they...
7-Dec-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds Drones More Damaging Than Bird Strikes to Planes


As part of a multi-institution Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) study focused on unmanned aerial systems, researchers at The Ohio State University are helping quantify the dangers associated with drones sharing airspace with planes.
6-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Once They Start Composting, People Find Other Ways to Be “Green”


Composting food scraps can prompt people to make other earth-friendly choices, new research has found. When one California city started a composting program to keep food waste out of its landfill, residents began to pay more attention to other...
5-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

​Sometimes, It Pays for the Boss to Be Humble

COLUMBUS, Ohio – It’s good to be humble when you’re the boss – as long as that’s what your employees expect.Researchers studying workplaces in China found that some real-life teams showed more creativity if the employees rated their bosses...
28-Nov-2017 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Why Rural Coal Families Are Less Likely to Divorce

Rural coal-mining families show resilience against divorce when faced with the economic downturns common in the industry, a new study suggests.
20-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Pin Down One Source of a Potent Greenhouse Gas


Researchers have discovered the first methane-producing microbe that is active in an oxygen-rich environment -- a finding that suggests today's global climate models may be misjudging the amount of methane being released into the atmosphere.
20-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ibuprofen May Block Damage From Fetal-Alcohol Exposure

An anti-inflammatory drug may have the potential to stall the damaging effects of alcohol on the fetal brain, a new study suggests. Ibuprofen reduced neuroinflammation and behavioral signs of alcohol exposure in a rat model of fetal alcohol spectrum...
14-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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