Changing minds about climate change policy can be done—sometimes
Some open-minded people can be swayed to support government intervention on climate change – but only if they are presented with both the benefits and the costs, a new study suggests.
Physicists discover important step for making light crystals (w/Videos)
Ohio State University researchers have developed a new strategy to overcome one of the major obstacles to a grand challenge in physics.
Salmonella stays deadly with a 'beta' version of cell behavior
Salmonella cells have hijacked the protein-building process to maintain their ability to cause illness, new research suggests.
One factor that can help determine black men's college success
Beyond good test scores and high school grades, a new study finds one key factor that helps predict if a young black man will succeed at a predominantly white university.
Scared of a younger rival? Not for some male songbirds
When mature male white-crowned sparrows duel to win a mate or a nesting territory, a young bird just doesn't get much respect.
Scientists find chemical that causes 'kidney' failure in mosquitoes
An Ohio State University researcher and his collaborators have discovered a chemical that causes "kidney" failure in mosquitoes, which may pave the way to the development of new insecticides to fight deadly mosquito-transmitted ...
Social events don't build unity for those who differ from the rest of the team
The workers who may have the most to gain from attending company social events may be the ones who actually get the least value from them, a new study suggests.
Light at night causes changes in brain linked to depression
Exposure to even dim light at night is enough to cause physical changes in the brains of hamsters that may be associated with depression, a new study shows.
1 room -- 63 different dust particles: Researchers aim to build dust library
Researchers recently isolated 63 unique dust particles from their laboratory and that's just the beginning.
Scientists design nano-sized drug transporter to fight disease
Scientists seeking to improve cancer treatments have created a tiny drug transporter that maximizes its ability to silence damaging genes by finding the equivalent of an expressway into a target cell.