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A Virtual Patient: Avatar Shows Emotions as He Talks to Med Students

The avatars in the Virtual Patient Project give medical students life-like practice in interviewing patients, delving into health histories and narrowing possible diagnoses. These avatars were created to not just talk to students, but to show...
25-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

Cyberbystanders: Most Don’t Try to Stop Online Bullies

In a new study, 221 college students participated in an online chat room in which they watched a fellow student get “bullied” right before their eyes. Only 10 percent of the students who noticed the abuse directly intervened, either by...
24-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

Earliest Evidence of Large-Scale Human-Produced Air Pollution in South America Found

Researchers have uncovered the earliest evidence of widespread, human-produced air pollution in South America--from the Spanish conquest of the Inca.
4-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

Both Liberals, Conservatives Can Have Science Bias

New research suggests that liberals, as well as conservatives, can be biased against science that doesn’t align with their political views.
9-Feb-2015 10:30 AM EST

Researchers Identify 2 Genetic Mutations That Interact to Lower Heart Attack Risk

Researchers have determined that two mutations on a single gene can interact in a way that lowers the carrier’s risk for a heart attack.
3-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST

To Save Your Energy While Strolling, Walk This Sway

The first people to walk across the original Millennium Bridge may have been unnerved when it began to sway, but the bridge was actually doing them a favor: the swaying enabled them to walk the distance with 5 percent less effort, a new study shows.
2-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Confidence in Government Linked to Willingness to Vaccinate

A new study suggests that confidence in government may play a key role in the public’s willingness to get at least some vaccines.
2-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

More Than Half of ICU Patients on Ventilators Have the Ability to Communicate

A new study reveals that more than half of patients in intensive care units (ICU) using ventilators to help them breathe could benefit from assistive communication tools.
26-Jan-2015 1:45 PM EST

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Women Try to 'Drink Like a Guy' at Bachelorette Parties; Wedding Season Offers Chance for Safety Campaigns

9-Jun-2014 1:25 PM EDT

Darwin’s Children Represent Highs and Lows of Famous Scientist’s Personal Life

Ohio State University researcher Tim Berra would argue that Charles Darwin has a second legacy, marked by personal tragedy and highlighted by pride in accomplishment – the stories of the 10 children born to him and his wife, Emma Wedgwood, his...
17-Oct-2013 4:10 PM EDT

Will Americans Accept Obama’s Climate Plan? New Study Offers Clues

25-Jun-2013 6:00 AM EDT

Nik Wallenda’s ‘Tricks’ are Incredible Balance and Arm Muscle Endurance

24-Jun-2013 1:20 PM EDT

Feb. Is Teen Dating Violence Awarness Month: 1 in 3 Teen Victims of Dating Violence Had More Than One Abuser

30-Jan-2013 9:55 AM EST

CT. Shootings Should Focus Attention on Screening/Treating Mental Health Problems in Youth, Says Ohio State Expert

17-Dec-2012 10:45 AM EST

Palin Unusual Because Her Path to Politics Not Led By A Man, Author Says

Sarah Palin, the Republican nominee for vice president, is different from many female leaders around the world in at least one respect "“ her political career does not follow that of a male relative, according to an expert on women in global...
3-Sep-2008 9:00 PM EDT

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