Getting up close – and a little dirty – with farm animals just might help us fend off illness, say researchers who’ve further demonstrated the benefits of early exposure to a wide variety of environmental bacteria.
23-Jul-2019 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites
You may think you know what you like – how to spend your time or what profession to pursue. But a new study suggests that your pre-existing self-beliefs, as well as cultural stereotypes, may interfere with your memories and keep you from...
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Sorry, marijuana moms and dads: Using pot may not make you a more relaxed parent, at least when it comes to how you discipline your children. A study of California parents found that current marijuana users administered more discipline techniques of...
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New research represents the first published findings about a supernova observed using TESS, and add new insights to long-held theories about the elements left behind after a white dwarf star explodes into a supernova.
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In an era of concern over “fake news,” a new study finds that people draw a distinction between information sources that are dishonest and those that are biased. Researchers found that a source seen as biased may lose credibility with people,...
1-Jul-2019 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites
n a world of sympathetic villains and flawed heroes, people still like fictional characters more when they have a strong sense of morality, a new study finds. Researchers found that people best liked the heroes they rated as most moral, and least...
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Domestic violence survivors commonly suffer repeated blows to the head and strangulation, trauma that has lasting effects that should be widely recognized by advocates, health care providers, law enforcement and others who are in a position to help,...
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People agree that bike commuting improves health, reduces air pollution and eases traffic. But that knowledge wasn’t enough to get most people to commute by bike. New research indicates that a person’s neighborhood may play a large role in...
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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...
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.
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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...
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