95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
Learn how Pelotonia is raising money for cancer research and how programs and projects are being funded through the new fellowship program.
Summer research at Ohio State includes testing water samples at different beaches in Ohio to make sure they’re safe and searching for ways to prevent eye diseases, protect eyes and lenses, and improve lifestyle.
Learn what dogs can teach us when it comes to bone cancer in children through the work of a team of cancer experts, including Dr. Cheryl London with the Oncology/Hematology Service at the Veterinary Medical Center at Ohio State.
Visit one of the most unique laboratories in America as nutritional and diet experts from Ohio State set up shop inside COSI, one of the nation’s premier science museums. They conduct health research in an open laboratory where the general public can observe, ask questions, and engage.
Ohio State’s Dr. Douglas Scharre has developed a simple handwritten test that can catch the early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease or other memory-related illnesses. This test, which can be taken from the comfort of the patient’s own home, can help diagnose and treat the disease up to 3 or 4 years earlier than the average. [...]
Domestic abuse damages more than families and relationships. Researchers at The Ohio State University uncover its startling cost on our health care system by looking at the numbers in-depth. Also, see what some students are doing to address the issue for their peers through student groups on campus.
Researchers at The Ohio State University are developing a soy-tomato drink they believe might help reduce the rate of prostate cancer.
Nursing is a demanding profession, but oncology nursesâ€”those who treat people battling cancerâ€”face particular challenges. This segment looks at Ohio State teachers and students who are dedicated to helping patients with critical health care needs.
Scientists and researchers at The Ohio State University find a groundbreaking new way to fight cancer with the development of a nanofiber. The fibers simulate the structure of human tissue, and they are used in treating cancer. Production opens up possibilities for a new high-tech industry for the region when all the things Ohio State [...]
Dr. Dan Janies of the Department of Biomedical Informatics maps the movement of H1N1 across the globe, in the hope of arming scientists with the knowledge of how pandemics spread. This information could be crucial in halting the progress of a more deadly virus in the future.