Researchers use cell 'profiling' to detect abnormalities -- including cancer
An Ohio State University mathematician and his colleagues are finding ways to tell the difference between healthy cells and abnormal cells, such as cancer cells, based on the way the cells look and move.
Coral records show ocean thermocline rise with global warming
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers looking at corals in the western tropical Pacific Ocean have found records linking a profound shift in the depth of the division between warm surface water and colder, deeper water traceable to ...
New tumor proteins may identify a range of cancers early
A new study led by Ohio State University cancer researchers describes a novel cancer-specific protein that is present in a broad range of cancer types and at all stages of tumor development, from premalignant cells to metastatic ...
New Research Examines How Career Dreams Die
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study shows just what it takes to convince a person that he isn't qualified to achieve the career of his dreams.
New drug design technique could dramatically speed discovery process
Scientists here are taking the trial and error out of drug design by using powerful computers to identify molecular structures that have the highest potential to serve as the basis for new medications.
Polluted air increases obesity risk in young animals
Exposure to polluted air early in life led to an accumulation of abdominal fat and insulin resistance in mice even if they ate a normal diet, according to new research.
Spleen might be source of damaging cells at spinal cord injury site
The spleen, an organ that helps the body fight infections, might also be a source of the cells that end up doing more harm than good at the site of a spinal cord injury, new research suggests.
UV light nearly doubles vacuum's effectiveness in reducing carpet microbes
New research suggests that the addition of ultraviolet light to the brushing and suction of a vacuum cleaner can almost double the removal of potentially infectious microorganisms from a carpet's surface when compared to ...
Non-native plants show a greater response than native wildflowers to climate change
Warming temperatures in Ohio are a key driver behind changes in the state's landscape, and non-native plant species appear to be responding more strongly than native wildflowers to the changing climate, new research suggests.
Urban coyotes could be setting the stage for larger carnivores to move into cities
About five miles from Chicago O'Hare International Airport, scientists have located the smallest known coyote territory ever observed. For at least six years, a coyote community has maintained its existence within about a ...