OSU Medical Center receives $8-million cancer grant

12:00AM
October
30, 2003

Governor Taft annouced Wednesday that Ohio State University will receive an $8-million grant to try to find new ways to prevent and treat lung cancer. The award is part of the state’s Third Frontier initiative.

Researchers measure variations in atmospheric radiation

12:00AM
October
24, 2003

A new study is measuring radiation on aircraft to help predict how radiation levels change as a result of atmospheric effects.

Lake Erie invaders pass harmful agents up food chain

12:00AM
October
22, 2003

Alien invaders to Lake Erie are helping some harmful chemicals move from lake sediment to sport fish that humans eat.

OSU researchers helping develop faster electronics

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October
16, 2003

Do you want your cell phone battery to last longer? Researchers say they are on track to make that happen. Engineers at Ohio State University have helped designed a new kind of diode that can transmit more electricity than any other of its kind. The new diode could create faster, more efficient electronics.

Scientists examine the issues of Frankenstein

12:00AM
October
10, 2003

Some of the more profound issues raised by Shelley’s “Frankenstein” are the subject of a panel discussion at the Ohio State University titled “how much is too much? science, ethics, and Frankenstein”. WOSU science reporter Carolyn Gramling considers Frankenstein, cloning, and the meaning of life in a special two part series. Click on the listen link to hear the report.

OSU researchers look to restore midwest wetlands

12:00AM
September
25, 2003

Researchers from Ohio State University and Louisiana State University are collaborating to design what could become the most ambitious ecological restoration effort ever: returning wetlands to the Midwest. This, they say, would help to solve ecological problems in both southern and northern states.

Study: Greenhouse gases altering national parks

12:00AM
September
18, 2003

A new study has found that climate change resulting from greenhouse gas emissions could lead to significant changes in the biodiversity of national parks. These changes would make it difficult for national parks in both the eastern and western United States to meet conservation mandates.

Midwest Weather Warmer than Other Regions

12:00AM
September
18, 2003

According to a new study, the size of each day’s range in temperature changes from weekdays to weekends. Researchers are calling this a “weekend effect”.

Researchers find midwest weekends are hotter

12:00AM
September
17, 2003

In the midwest, the weekend nights are hotter! Well, relative to the weekday nights, anyway. According to a new study, the size of each day’s range in temperature changes from weekdays to weekends. Researchers call this a “weekend effect”.