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Researchers: Climate Change Likely Caused Deadly 2016 Avalanche in Tibet


On July 17, more than 70 million tons of ice broke off from the Aru glacier in the mountains of western Tibet and tumbled into a valley below, taking the lives of nine nomadic yak herders living there. Researchers conducted a kind of forensic...
8-Dec-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scheduling Leisure Activities Makes Them Less Fun

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Nothing ruins a potentially fun event like putting it on your calendar. In a series of studies, researchers found that scheduling a leisure activity like seeing a movie or taking a coffee break led people to anticipate less...
8-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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