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Lashing Out at Your Spouse? Check Your Blood Sugar

Lower levels of blood sugar may make married people angrier at their spouses and even more likely to lash out aggressively, new research reveals.
4/9/2014 12:00 PM EDT

Irrational Health Beliefs Linked to Skipping Cardiac Rehab Sessions

Heart patients with irrational health beliefs - such as doubting the preventive value of a flu vaccine - are more likely to skip cardiac rehab sessions, new research suggests.
4/14/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Computer Maps 21 Distinct Emotional Expressions—Even “Happily Disgusted”

Researchers at The Ohio State University have found a way for computers to recognize 21 distinct facial expressions—even expressions for complex or seemingly contradictory emotions such as “happily disgusted” or “sadly angry.” The study...
3/26/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Study Finds Secret to Cutting Sugary Drink Use by Teens

A new study shows that teenagers can be persuaded to cut back on sugary soft drinks – especially with a little help from their friends.
3/26/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Could Diamonds Be a Computer’s Best Friend?

For the first time, physicists have demonstrated that information can flow through a diamond wire.
3/20/2014 9:00 AM EDT

Playing As Black: Avatar Race Affects White Video Game Players

What happens when white video game players see themselves as black characters in a violent game?A new study suggests some disturbing answers.
3/19/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Researchers: Northeast Greenland Ice Loss Accelerating

An international team of scientists has discovered that the last remaining stable portion of the Greenland ice sheet is stable no more. The finding will likely boost estimates of expected global sea level rise in the future.
3/13/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Who’s Afraid of Math? Study Finds Some Genetic Factors

A new study of math anxiety shows how some people may be at greater risk to fear math not only because of negative experiences, but also because of genetic risks related to both general anxiety and math skills.
3/15/2014 5:00 PM EDT

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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...
10/17/2013 4:10 PM EDT

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

6/25/2013 6:00 AM EDT

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

6/24/2013 1:20 PM EDT

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

1/30/2013 9:55 AM EST

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

12/17/2012 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...
9/3/2008 9:00 PM EDT

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