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2010-05-03 11:31:00

New research suggests that Charles Darwin’s family was a living human example of a theory that he developed about plants: that inbreeding could negatively affect the health and number of resulting offspring.

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2010-04-26 14:02:36

Disadvantaged urban preschoolers aren't only at risk for failure in the classroom – they are likely to struggle on playgrounds and athletic fields as well, research suggests.

2010-04-26 07:51:49

Scientists have combined chemistry and biology research techniques to explain how certain bacteria grow structures on their surfaces that allow them to simultaneously cause illness and protect themselves from the body’s defenses.

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2010-04-13 17:25:00

As the Internet spreads across the globe, countries don’t necessarily need democracy to join the online community, a new study from Ohio State University has found.

2010-04-12 14:19:56

Most women scheduled for gynecologic surgery to address noncancerous symptoms said in a recently published survey that they were not worried about the effects of the procedure on their sex lives.

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2010-04-12 13:09:31

Researchers here are hopeful that the new core they drilled through an ice field on the Antarctic Peninsula will contain ice dating back into the last ice age.

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2010-04-12 12:29:09

Pathogens can now be easily tracked in time and space as they evolve, an advance that could revolutionize both public health and inform national security in the fight against infectious diseases.

2010-03-31 06:00:00

RICHFIELD, Ohio, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- OEConnection LLC, the leading online parts and service exchange for the automotive industry, has been named one of the 2010 "Best Employers in Ohio" for the fourth year since the program launched in 2006.

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2010-03-24 15:55:00

An Ohio State University study of 100 teen bloggers from around the United States found that the vast majority use blogs to nurture relationships with their peers and build a sense of community -- rather than to admit misbehavior.

2010-03-15 15:27:31

An experimental oral drug has lowered blood sugar levels and inflammation in mice with Type 2 diabetes, suggesting that the medication could someday be added to the arsenal of drugs used by millions of Americans with this disease, according to new research.


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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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.