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Why Some of Your Old Work Commitments Never Seem to Go Away

You can quit work commitments if you want – but some of them never really leave you, new research suggests. In a study of 420 employees representing a wide variety of occupations and work settings at three organizations, researchers found that...
18-Jan-2018 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Want People to Work Together? Familiarity, Ability to Pick Partners Could Be Key

The key to getting people to work together effectively could be giving them the flexibility to choose their collaborators and the comfort of working with established contacts, new research suggests.
16-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Jeans Made with Child Labor? People Choose Willful Ignorance

Many consumers have found a way to cope with the knowledge that products they like have been made unethically: They simply forget they ever knew it.
9-Jan-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Buckeye Pi: The Most Powerful Student-Built Supercomputer Made From Raspberry Pis

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“We’re geeks, and we’re motivated.” That’s how Amin Amooie, a doctoral student in earth sciences at The Ohio State University, explained his team’s efforts to build the supercomputer they’ve dubbed “Buckeye Pi.”
9-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A Fossil Fuel Technology That Doesn’t Pollute

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Engineers at The Ohio State University are developing technologies that have the potential to economically convert fossil fuels and biomass into useful products including electricity without emitting carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.
2-Jan-2018 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Seek Diagnostic Tool for Harmful Algal Blooms

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With a three-year $681,343 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a team of Ohio State scientists plans to develop a widely applicable system for assessing watershed health and determining when a crisis is looming.
19-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Flower or Flesh? Genetics Explain Mosquito Preference

Researchers have found genetic explanations for why most mosquitoes in one species favor nectar over blood. This work could one day lead to strategies to prevent mosquito-borne illness.
18-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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