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Released: 7-May-2020 10:35 AM EDT
Glacial ice will likely hold records of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say
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Ice from glaciers around the world, undisturbed for centuries, show changes in how societies functioned throughout history – and will likely hold a record of the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic for future generations.

Released: 19-Mar-2020 8:40 AM EDT
Parents shouldn’t feel they have to be teachers, too
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In the wake of COVID-19, children across the country were sent home from school, many with suggested assignments and learning activities. The last thing parents should do is stress themselves about making their child complete all of these school assignments,

Released: 18-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
"We proved that women could certainly stand the rigors of Antarctica"
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As the world watches the first all-female spacewalk, looking back at another glass-ceiling-busting milestone: The first all-female research expedition to Antarctica.

Released: 18-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT
6 things we know--and don't--about the Moon, 50 years later
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As the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Wayne Schlingman, director of the Arne Slettebak Planetarium at The Ohio State University, explains what that first moon landing taught us and what we still have to learn about our moon. With video.

Released: 6-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST
How a socialist celebration of women became Americanized
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On March 8, some Americans will send greeting cards to the important women in their lives to celebrate “International Women’s Day.” Little do most of them know about the radical origins of the holiday they are marking,

Released: 29-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Ohio State to Lead National Study of Same-Gender Couples
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The Ohio State University, along with Bowling Green State University, has been selected to conduct a first-of-its-kind national, five-year study of health in same-gender couples.

Released: 20-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST
How to Deal with Family Who Just Can’t Handle the Truth
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For many people, the holidays mean spending time with family and friends who have fully embraced “fake news” – and are happy to share it with you. A researcher at The Ohio State University has some science-based methods for dealing with people who reject the truth.

Released: 6-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT
​Researchers Predict Power Outages Caused by Hurricane Matthew
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COLUMBUS, Ohio – An interdisciplinary team of researchers is using a unique model to predict how many U.S. residents will lose power because of Hurricane Matthew.As of Thursday morning, Oct. 6, the team predicted 9.6 million people will lose electricity.The model was developed by researchers from The Ohio State University, University of Michigan and Texas A&M University.

Released: 17-Oct-2013 4:10 PM EDT
Darwin’s Children Represent Highs and Lows of Famous Scientist’s Personal Life
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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 first cousin.

Released: 3-Sep-2008 9:00 PM EDT
Palin Unusual Because Her Path to Politics Not Led By A Man, Author Says
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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 politics.

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