A new study in kids at risk for maltreatment shows that physical abuse, especially when they’re toddlers or teens, dramatically increases the odds that their adolescent experimentation with cigarettes will lead to a heavy smoking habit.
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A new study uses China’s one-child policy to show that having fewer children leads women to achieve higher levels of education.
12-Feb-2020 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites
When scientists and others use their specialized jargon terms while communicating with the general public, the effects are much worse than just making what they’re saying hard to understand.
12-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
When it comes to entertainment, people enjoy seeing bad guys get their punishment more than seeing them be forgiven, a new study reveals.
11-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
When it comes to adapting to the effects of climate change, scientists and policymakers are thinking too small, according to a new research review.
10-Feb-2020 4:40 PM EST Add to Favorites
A new study is the first to suggest that children’s exposure to discrimination can harm their mothers’ health.
6-Feb-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
By figuring out how a common virus hides from the immune system, scientists have identified a potential vaccine to prevent sometimes deadly respiratory infections in humans.
29-Jan-2020 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites
The materials the United States and other countries plan to use to store high-level nuclear waste will likely degrade faster than anyone previously knew because of the way those materials interact, new research shows. The findings, published today...
27-Jan-2020 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites
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Ohio State ethics and public health expert available to discuss coronavirus outbreak and the implications of quarantine, travel restrictions and other measures
30-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
1-Nov-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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.
18-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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...
18-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Water quality expert @STRIVElab available to discuss concerns about proposed cutbacks to Clean Water Act protections for wetlands & streams.
11-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Ohio State conservation and wolf expert Jeremy Bruskotter is available to talk about the Trump administration's plans to take the gray wolf off the Endangered Species List.
8-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST
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,
6-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST
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.
29-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT