Home Tags Ohio state university

Tag: ohio state university

USDA Researchers Go High-Tech to View Tiny Organisms

“Seeing the unseen” may sound like a science fiction movie theme, but it’s actually the real-life mission of USDA scientists who use special high-powered...

Computer maps 21 distinct emotional expressions — even ‘happily disgusted’

Researchers at The Ohio State University have found a way for computers to recognize 21 distinct facial expressions—even expressions for complex or seemingly contradictory...

Videogame avatars: Whites act more aggressively after they play as black

What happens when white video game players see themselves as black characters in a violent game? A new study suggests some disturbing answers: It makes...

Could diamonds be a computer’s best friend?

Landmark experiment reveals the precious gem's potential in computing For the first time, physicists have demonstrated that information can flow through a diamond wire. In the...

Study: Stress impacts ability to get pregnant

Having difficulty getting pregnant can be an incredibly stressful experience for any couple. Now, for the first time, researchers have data that suggests preconception...

Who’s afraid of math? Study finds some genetic factors

A new study of math anxiety shows how some people may be at greater risk to fear math not only because of negative experiences,...

Geographers create ‘easy button’ to calculate river flows from space

The frustrated attempts of a UCLA graduate student to quantify the amount of water draining from Greenland's melting ice sheet led him to devise...

Seed dispersal study shows value of conservation corridors

Field ecologists go to great lengths to get data. Radio collars and automatic video cameras are among their tools for documenting the natural world. So...

Study in Mice Raises Question: Could PTSD Involve Immune Cell Response...

After chronic stress, primed immune cells in spleen lead to excessive reaction to later event Chronic stress that produces inflammation and anxiety in mice appears...

Narco-Deforestation: Linking Drug Policy and Forest Conservation

The forests stretching from Mexico through Central America have some of the richest species diversity on the planet. But despite expansive conservation efforts, this region...

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

From anti-aging to the search for alien life, we promise to never bore.