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Gigantic dinosaurs like the sauropod Diplodocus would have had problems with potentially lethal overheating.

Ohio U Researchers Find How Huge Dinosaurs Combatted Heat Stroke

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Different dinosaur groups independently evolved gigantic body sizes, but they all faced the same problems of overheating and damaging their brains. Researchers from Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine show in a new article in the Anatomical Record that different giant dinosaurs solved the problem in different ways, evolving different cooling systems in different… Read More

Scientist Develop Synchronized Molecular Motors

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ATHENS, Ohio (May 9, 2016)—An international team of scientists has created molecular motors that can communicate and synchronize their movements. The team, led by physicist Saw-Wai Hla of Ohio University, published an Advanced Online Publication today in the journal Nature Nanotechnology demonstrating that scientists can control the coordinated motions of tiny machines at the nanoscale…. Read More

OU is Named One of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Institutions

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Ohio University, the first higher education institution in both the Northwest Territory and the state of Ohio, was recently named the 18thfastest growing college in the United States by the Chronicle of Higher Education.* Their rankings were based on a comparison of student enrollment growth between 2003 and 2013. During this period, OHIO’s total enrollment** grew… Read More

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International Women’s Day Festival On Sunday

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, Ohio University will hold its seventh annual International Women’s Day Festival from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 15, in the Baker University Center Ballroom. An opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women past, present and future while showcasing the talents of Athens’ diverse community, the International Women’s Day… Read More

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Trimble Area Children To Receive Cradle To Career Help

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Children living in Trimble township may have a brighter future thanks to a nearly half-million dollar federal grant. The U.S. Department of Education announced the award of $468,000 to Ohio University to be directed to the Promise Neighborhood Trimble project, as a part of its Federal Promise Neighborhoods program launched in 2010. The grant will… Read More