'Fishing expedition' nets nearly tenfold increase in number of sequenced virus genomes
Using a specially designed computational tool as a lure, scientists have netted the genomic sequences of almost 12,500 previously uncharacterized viruses from public databases.
What's on the surface of a black hole? Not 'firewall'—and nature of universe depends on it, physicist explains
Are black holes the ruthless killers we've made them out to be?
Study shows what business leaders can learn from Formula One racing
Formula One racing teams may have a lesson to teach business leaders: Innovation can be overrated.
Traitors in our midst: Bacteria use toxins to turn our own bodies against us
Researchers who have revealed a highly efficient way that bacteria use toxins to interrupt the immune response say that until now, the trickery of these toxins has been underappreciated in science.
How having racially diverse friends can help you on the job
Employees with a racially diverse group of friends outside of work may actually perform better at their jobs, a new study suggests.
Climate change threatens Lake Erie's yellow perch
Research has suggested yellow perch grow more rapidly during the short winters resulting from climate change, but a new study shows warmer water temperatures can lead to the production of less hardy eggs and larvae that have ...
Satellites peer into rock 50 miles beneath Tibetan Plateau
The analysis, published in the journal Scientific Reports, offers some of the clearest views ever obtained of rock moving up to 50 miles below the plateau, in the lowest layer of Earth's crust.
New tech keeps your smart phone charged for 30 percent longer
New technology developed at The Ohio State University makes cell phone batteries last up to 30 percent longer on a single charge.
Landmark study proves that magnets can control heat and sound
Researchers at The Ohio State University have discovered how to control heat with a magnetic field.
Scientists develop mesh that captures oil—but lets water through
The unassuming piece of stainless steel mesh in a lab at The Ohio State University doesn't look like a very big deal, but it could make a big difference for future environmental cleanups.