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2011-07-02 00:00:32

The legislation allows Ohio, which has been a national leader in providing full-time electronic school options, to catch up with states like Florida that have provided for all students options to take courses and use material on line in their regular school day or in place of and in addition to traditional courses in their schools. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Ohio has turned an important corner on the road to expanding high-quality, student-centric learning opportunities by...

2011-06-30 19:23:17

The discovery that a bacterial species in the Australian Tammar wallaby gut is responsible for keeping the animal's methane emissions relatively low suggests a potential new strategy may exist to try to reduce methane emissions from livestock, according to a new study.

2011-06-27 23:28:24

New research provides the best evidence to date that the late-day anxiety and agitation sometimes seen in older institutionalized adults, especially those with dementia, has a biological basis in the brain.

2011-06-14 00:37:24

Scientists using new mathematical and computational techniques have identified six influenza A viruses that have particularly close genetic relationships to the H1N1 "swine" flu virus that swept through the United States beginning in the spring of 2009.

2011-06-02 00:00:31

Oxiem Receives Top Award for Social Media Experience Sites: Ohio Hi-Point Journeys and Pathfinder Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Oxiem Interactive was recognized last week as one of the state’s top digital and interactive talents at the 2011 Ohio Interactive Awards. Oxiem Interactive received one award for the Social Media “Other” category and one Honorable Mention for Best Non-Profit Website.

2011-05-15 00:02:30

Students apply STEM skills at inaugural Launch Design Challenge. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 14, 2011 Wednesday afternoon 250 middle and high school students on 50 teams competed in the inaugural statewide Spring Fling Launch Design Challenge.

2011-05-05 15:02:32

In a rare and medically remarkable operation, a multi-disciplinary team of surgeons at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) removed the left leg, hip and pelvis of a cancer patient, and used the healthy, living bones from his amputated leg to completely rebuild the connection between his spine and remaining right pelvis to support a high-tech prosthetic leg.

2011-05-03 08:06:20

A team of scientists has combined embryological observations, genetic sequencing, and supercomputing to determine that a group of small disk-shaped animals that were once thought to represent a new class of animals are actually starfish that have lost the large star-shaped, adult body from their life cycle.

2011-04-21 11:47:26

How much scientific evidence is there for and against the assertion that exposure to video game violence can harm teens?

2011-04-20 07:47:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) will host its annual meeting of shareholders Tuesday, April 26, in Columbus, Ohio, with remarks by Michael G. Morris, chairman and chief executive officer.

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Nancy Currie
2012-08-17 14:31:26

Nancy Currie is an engineer, United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut. She was born Nancy Jane Sherlock on December 29, 1958 in Wilmington, Delaware. She moved to Troy, Ohio as a child and graduated from Troy High School in 1977. She then went on to attend Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Science in 1980. From there she continued her education by earning a Master of Science degree in Safety Engineering from the University of Southern...

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