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Join the Patton College of Education and the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery in an exciting FREE family event: “Understanding the Environment!” on September 8th, 12-2pm at the Athens Community Center. Visit STEAM stations designed and staffed by Ohio University faculty, graduate students, and OVMoD staff and volunteers. Stations are geared for kids ages 5+… Read More
Medical and genetic data from more than a million Americans are now in scientific databases. Some programs hoard the data, while others share widely with scientists, hoping to speed medical discovery.
The satellite is believed to be among America’s most advanced. Some believe it’s as large as the Hubble Space Telescope.
Smithsonian researcher Anna Phillips led the recent discovery of the new medicinal species. Its superficial similarities to a North American leech species helped prevent its detection before.
Scientists around the world are working to correct a problem with genetic health information — too much of it is currently based on samples of Europeans.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio has awarded the final round of prizes in its global technology challenge seeking scientific breakthroughs to address the U.S. opioid crisis. Four winners were announced Tuesday, with each receiving $1 million as part of the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge. Winning ideas included “Brave Button,” an in-home device from Vancouver, Canada-based… Read More
A detailed comparison of mouse and human brain tissue found differences that could help explain why mice aren’t always a good model for human diseases.
Scientists discovered that a medication used to treat parasites in horses can fight deadly staph infections. It’s a promising new approach to solving the problem of antibiotic resistance.
Some startups are making synthetic versions of animal proteins for use in foods from smoothies to baked goods. The goal: to reshape the food supply without the environmental footprint of livestock.
Victoria Gray, 34, of Forest, Miss., has sickle cell disease. She is the first patient ever to be publicly identified as being involved in a study testing the use of CRISPR for a genetic disease.