A relatively simple effort to provide counseling and connect injection-drug users with resources could prove powerful against the spread of HIV in a notoriously hard-to-reach population, new research suggests.
Walleye and the fish they eat struggle to see in water clouded by algae, and that could potentially jeopardize the species’ future if harmful algal blooms persist, according to a new study.
Harmful algae isn’t just a problem for high-profile bodies of water – it poses serious, toxic threats in small ponds and lakes as well, new research has found.
Quantum fluids may mix in very weird ways, according to new computer simulations of exotic states of matter known as Bose-Einstein condensates.
One way to fight diseases including HIV infection and autoimmune disorders could involve changing how a naturally occurring enzyme called SAMHD1 works to influence the immune system, new research suggests.
Narcissists aren’t necessarily on the hunt for partners who are already in a relationship – but that doesn’t appear to stand in their way, either, new research suggests.
Stellar grades in college could hurt – rather than help – women new to the job market, according to a new study that suggests employers place more value on the perceived “likability” of female applicants than on their academic success.
While Americans debate the rising cost of health care, a new study of 30 countries over 27 years found that medical expansion has improved overall health – with one major exception. Researchers found that increased spending on health care and increases in specialized care were both associated with longer life expectancy and less mortality in the countries studied. But pharmaceutical industry expansion was linked to negative health effects.
Our faces broadcast our feelings in living color–even when we don’t move a muscle. That’s the conclusion of a groundbreaking study into human expressions of emotion, which found that people are able to correctly identify other people’s feelings up to 75 percent of the time–based solely on subtle shifts in blood flow color around the nose, eyebrows, cheeks or chin.
Many consumers have found a way to cope with the knowledge that products they like have been made unethically: They simply forget they ever knew it.
Engineers at The Ohio State University are developing technologies that have the potential to economically convert fossil fuels and biomass into useful products including electricity without emitting carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.
What if you could look into the brains of potential drug abusers and see what messages would be most likely to persuade them to “just say no?” That’s the ultimate goal of researchers whose new study scanned the brains of people while they watched anti-drug public service announcements (PSAs).
As part of a multi-institution Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) study focused on unmanned aerial systems, researchers at The Ohio State University are helping quantify the dangers associated with drones sharing airspace with planes.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – It’s good to be humble when you’re the boss – as long as that’s what your employees expect.Researchers studying workplaces in China found that some real-life teams showed more creativity if the employees rated their bosses as showing more humility.”Whether leader humility is a good thing really depends on the team members’ expectations,” said Jia (Jasmine) Hu, lead author of the study and associate professor of management and human resources at The Ohio State University’s Fisher…
Trevon Logan, professor of economics and co-director of the Sports and Society Initiative, //u.osu.edu/sportsandsociety/, at The Ohio State University, talks about the role behavioral bias plays in sports polls.
Douglas Scharre, director of the division of Cognitive Neurology at the The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, talks about a test you can take to determine if you may have the early signs of demential or Alzheimer’s. He also talks about how to approach family members, or loved ones, who are experiencing dementia or Alzheimer’s.
Free Test: //sagetest.osu.edu
A study of one Texas school district reveals one of the best evidence-based ways ever found to close the educational achievement gap between black and white students.The research found that teachers’ sense of collective efficacy in any one school – the belief that they had the capability and support necessary to educate their students – was closely connected to the achievement gap.
When it comes to judging the fairness of electoral districts, we can’t believe our eyes.
For the first time, researchers have evidence of exactly what dads are doing while moms are taking care of housework or tending to their child. The results will be disappointing for those who expected more gender equity in modern society.
People who tend to trust their intuition or to believe that the facts they hear are politically biased are more likely to stand behind inaccurate beliefs, a new study suggests.