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Infectious disease specialists debate whether it’s better to give the strongest antibiotics all at once for drug-resistant germs or save the most innovative medicines for use as a last resort.
You are invited to the Ohio University Department of Physics and Astronomy Open House, Saturday, November 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clippinger Laboratories on the Athens Campus. There will be hands-on shows, demos, hallway activities and lab tours, including: Fun With Liquid Nitrogen What NOT To Do With Your Microwave Levitation:… Read More
The number of workers getting less than seven hours of sleep a night is rising. Stress and our culture of constant connection may be to blame.
The X-37B, launched in September 2017, has returned to Earth. It was the fifth acknowledged mission for the vehicle since 2010, but details of its mission are being kept under wraps.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is backing a study to take an in-depth look at the genetic factors behind substance use disorder. Yost believes this will be a critical step towards data-based prevention efforts. Yost says the common approach to the opioid epidemic is referred to as a three-legged stool; law enforcement, treatment, education/prevention. But… Read More
Scientists have developed promising clock-turning treatments for mice. Could pills that mimic the benefits of exercise help humans? In this Future You: the effort to stop the symptoms of growing old.
Almost everyone who learns about the project thinks it sounds “crazy,” admits one scientist. But the technology should work.
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.