Mechanism outlined by which inadequate vitamin E can cause brain damage

Researchers at OSU have identified some of the mechanisms by which inadequate vitamin E can cause neurological damage.

Optics, nanotechnology combined to create low-cost sensor for gases

Engineers at OSU have invented a new type of optical sensor that can analyze gases, and it's less expensive, smaller and more portable than other approaches.

Publication bias and 'spin' raise questions about drugs for anxiety disorders

Antidepressant drugs used to treat anxiety disorders may not work as well as published studies would have you believe, raising questions about the process used to inform doctors.

A mile deep, ocean fish facing health impacts from human pollution

Fish living up to one mile deep off the coast of Spain appear to have pathologies linked to pollution, reflecting general ocean conditions.

Genetic discovery may offer new avenue of attack against schistosomiasis

The discovery of a group of snail genes that can provide resistance to schistosomiasis offers new ways to help address this global pandemic.

Massive amounts of fresh water, glacial melt pouring into Gulf of Alaska

Rain, snow and melting glaciers in southern Alaska would create the sixth largest coastal river in the world if it emerged as a single stream.

"Distracted driving" at an all-time high; new approaches needed

Although accidents from distracted driving are at an all time high, research suggests that training programs can help prevent some of them.

"Additive manufacturing" could greatly improve diabetes management

OSU engineers have created a new sensor that may significantly improve the management of Type 1 diabetes around the world.

High cholesterol, triglycerides can keep vitamin E from reaching body tissues

Much less vitamin E is actually absorbed from food than previous research has shown, raising concerns about whether most people get enough of this important micronutrient.

Map outlines western Oregon landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake

OSU and other state agencies have developed new maps that will help in transportation planning for the major subduction zone earthquake in Oregon's future.