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Doctors Plan Bold Test of Gene Therapy on Boys with Muscular Dystrophy - MIT Technology Review

In 1990, a British muscular dystrophy researcher, Kay Davies, described the unusual case of a 61-year-old man who by rights should not have been …

Genetics

A low-tech terror attack in Barcelona follows a familiar grim script

A van drove into a crowd of people in central Barcelona today (Aug. 17). Reports suggest that there could be at least 10 fatalities, with more injured, in what police described as a “massive crash.” The attack is being treated as terrorism, according to authorities.<p>The attack took place around 5pm …

Terrorism

Barcelona terror attack follows jihadi playbook first aimed at Chicago

The deadly apparent terror attack in Barcelona Thursday afternoon follows a well-known jihadi tactic: using vehicles to mow down unsuspecting …

Terrorism

The one thing Trump got right about Charlottesville

"I think there is blame on both sides, and I have no doubt about it," President Donald Trump said about the violence at the Unite the Right rally …

Racism

3-year-old found buried in pile of trash in car

A Columbus man was arrested Sunday after police say a 3-year-old was found in the back seat of a running vehicle, under a pile of debris that was …

Policing

Why Is My Kid Always Sick When School Is In Session?

It's not just your imagination.<p>Back to school—more like back to sick. Your family skipped through summer without as much as a stuffy nose, but now …

Lifestyle

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

The cord cutters have spoken: Online streaming services are in.<p>Consumers’ options for binge-watching their favorite TV shows or streaming their …

Public Relations

Scientists are testing out a device that could heal organs and brain injuries in seconds

Ohio State University created a non-invasive chip that uses Tissue Nanotransfection to alter skin cells into cells of any kind according to their study. Researchers say it may be able to heal anything from nerve damage to brain injuries. It's only been tested on mice and pigs, but researchers hope …

Breakthroughs

Trump, Obama and the Politics of Evasion

Regarding last week’s events in Charlottesville, Va., consider the following propositions:<p>(1) James Alex Fields Jr., the young man who on Saturday, police say, rammed his Dodge Challenger into a crowd in Charlottesville, killing Heather Heyer and injuring 19 others, was not a “domestic …

Robert E. Lee

Construction to Close Football Game Day Parking Lots

<b>Aug. 15, 2017</b><p>The Ohio State University remains focused on physical planning to support its academic mission. One important construction project …

College & University

Amazon Launches 'Instant Pickup' on University Campuses | Investopedia

"Instant" just got a whole new meaning altogether. After shortening delivery times to as little as an hour through its Prime Now subscription …

Amazon

The Hurry Up: Linebacker Commit Rededicates Himself While Decision Looms for Four-Star Receiver

PUTTING IN THE WORK<p>Following his performance at Nike Football's The Opening Regional in Charlotte in early May, there was a lot of negativity …

College & University

The occasional cigarette risks your health just as much as smoking a pack a day

I believe that this study on social smoking is one of the most important findings on tobacco health in years.<p>"Everything in moderation."<p>It's a common …

Health

The Heroic Rescue of the Lost Kitten at Pelotonia

At first, Margaret Price thought the little ball of orange fur on the side of the road just up ahead was roadkill.<p>And then, a split-second later, she …

Cycling

The Hurry Up: Ohio State Offers Top-Rated Cornerback While the Class of 2019 Gets a Nickname

THE MAKINGS OF A PIPELINE<p>When Ohio State landed a commitment this summer from Virginia Beach Bishop Sullivan four-star linebacker Teradja Mitchell, …

College & University

Vehicles as weapons: Charlottesville crash is part of a deadly trend

Once again, a driver plowed into a crowd of innocent pedestrians, turning a car into a deadly weapon.<p>This time, it was in a quaint Virginia college …

Terrorism

The Hurry Up: Running Back Commit Shines in Scrimmage While Offensive Tackle Target Commits to Oklahoma

BEST RUNNING BACK IN THE NATION, HANDS DOWN<p>Ohio State three-star running back commit Master Teague III rushed for 2,031 and 24 touchdowns on 240 …

College & University

Columbus 2020 and the Rise of Smaller Smart Cities

Smart-city programs are popping up all over the United States. As we economize the Internet of Things and technology becomes more affordable, cities …

Cities

Repairing Organs With the Touch of a Nanochip

This new device changes the function of cells by injecting them with synthetic DNA Photo: Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University Researchers …

Immortality

Amazing 'biochip' reprograms your skin cells to do whatever your body needs

Why it matters to you<p>Smart biochip can help repair injuries and restore the function of aging tissues, including organs, blood vessels, and nerve …

Breakthroughs

A Gun in the Vehicle Triggers Aggressive Driving

The fast and the furious and their firearms.Debates about "open carry" laws usually revolve around gun owners' rights. The psychological effect of …

Guns

'We Don't Planet' Episode 16: Pulsars

Neutron stars are some of the most exotic objects in the universe. The leftover cores of long-dead massive stars, they are macroscopic objects with …

Universe

The Hurry Up: Ohio State Extends Walk-On Offer to Legacy While Rivals Announces State Player Rankings

A LEGACY TO UPHOLD<br>On Thursday evening, the Ohio State football Twitter account shared a highlight montage of walk-on players participating in …

College & University

Ohio State Newark campus opens new housing for students

NEWARK — Arisha Rahman's first taste of Ohio State University was in summer classes at the Newark branch after graduating from Dublin Coffman High …

College & University

The first look at how archaea package their DNA reveals they’re a lot like us

Archaea microbes spool their DNA much like plants and animals do.

Biology

Officials re-evaluate recycling programs

In the course of a single day last Saturday, roaming clean-up crews pulled 65 tons of discarded furniture from the sidewalks and alleys near Ohio …

Recycling

This Insane Nanochip Device Can Heal Tissue Just by Touching The Skin Once

Wait, are we in Star Trek now?<p>Imagine buzzing the skin over an internal wound with an electrical device and having it heal over just a few days – …

Breakthroughs

Divorce Has A Silver Lining: It Can Be Good For A Woman's Health

<b>NEWS: The Curiosity Podcast is out! Subscribe on iTunes,</b> <b>Stitcher,</b> <b>Google Play Music, SoundCloud and add the RSS feed to any podcast player. If you</b> …

Google Play Music

Fingernail-sized chip can repair damaged tissue in seconds

A new device can begin repairing damaged organs in seconds, heralding a major breakthrough for life-saving medicine. Developed at Ohio State University, the technology known as tissue nanotransfection (TNT) uses a small coin-sized silicon chip that "injects" genetic code into skin cells, converting …

Biotechnology

UNSW in stellar league of its own in world subject rankings

UNSW Sydney is one of only two universities in the world to be ranked in 50 subject areas in the influential ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of …

Civil Engineering