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Researchers: Climate Change Likely Caused Deadly 2016 Avalanche in Tibet

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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

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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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