By Jeff Grabmeier The scientific research conducted at Ohio State and other universities isn’t often viewed as a short-term economic stimulus program – but it does fulfill that role along with its many long-term benefits, according to new research co-authored by an Ohio State economist. In a study published this week in the journal Science, […]
A new study comparing siblings who were fed differently during infancy suggests that breast-feeding might be no more beneficial than bottle-feeding for 10 of 11 long-term health and well-being outcomes in children aged 4 to 14.
Ohio State researchers report that the neck joint of a common American field ant can withstand pressures up to 5,000 times the ant’s weight.
The federal government has made marriage promotion among single mothers a key part of its continuing effort to fight poverty. But that approach has missed the mark because marriage doesn’t provide the same benefits to poor, single mothers as it does for others, according to Kristi Williams, associate professor of sociology.
Now that West Antarctica is losing weight — that is, billions of tons of ice per year — its softer mantle rock is being nudged westward by the harder mantle beneath East Antarctica.
Ohio State will study Mirror Lake’s water usage and explore ways to enhance its sustainability, beauty and safety.
If you think the “Hunger Games” novels are too violent for their intended young readers, try re-reading classic children’s books from the past.
In her annual State of Research address, Vice President for Research Carolina Whitacre said making connections that cross disciplines are key in reaching eminence.
Researchers exploring the link between newborn infections and later behavior and movement problems have found that inflammation in the brain keeps cells from accessing iron that they need to perform a critical role in brain development.
Ohio State has committed to addressing a common problem in higher education — the ability of dual-career couples to find employment at the same or nearby institutions.