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Study Shows How Troubled Marriage, Depression History Promote Obesity

The double-whammy of marital hostility and a history of depression can increase the risk for obesity in adults by altering how the body processes high-fat foods, according to new research.
21-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Immersed in Violence: How 3-D Gaming Affects Video Game Players

Playing violent video games in 3-D makes everything seem more real – and that may have troubling consequences for players, a new study reveals.
21-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Astronomers Spot Faraway Uranus-Like Planet

Our view of other solar systems just got a little more familiar, with the discovery of a planet 25,000 light-years away that resembles our own Uranus.
15-Oct-2014 9:25 AM EDT

Study: ‘Broad Consensus’ that Violent Media Increase Child Aggression

Majorities of media researchers, parents and pediatricians agree that exposure to violent media can increase aggression in children, according to a new national study.
6-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Batteries Included: A Solar Cell that Stores its Own Power

Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world’s first solar battery.
2-Oct-2014 5:00 AM EDT

In A Bad Mood? Head to Facebook and Find Someone Worse Off

When people are in a bad mood, they are more likely to actively search social networking sites like Facebook to find friends who are doing even worse than they are, a new study suggests.
2-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Making Old Lungs Look Young Again

New research shows that the lungs become more inflammatory with age and that ibuprofen can lower that inflammation. Immune cells from old mouse lungs fought tuberculosis bacteria as effectively as cells from young mice after lung inflammation was...
2-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

How Career Dreams are Born

A new study shows just what it takes to convince a person that she is qualified to achieve the career of her dreams.
29-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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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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