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Shrunken brain volume found in self-injuring girls

Teenage girls with deliberate self-harm behaviors have reduced brain volume similar to brain structures of those seen in adults with borderline personality disorder — a mental illness characterized by moodiness and a fear of abandonment — researchers at Ohio State have found. The new research ...

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Ohio State closes higher-education policy center

Ohio State’s Center for Higher Education Enterprise, a higher-education policy center, has been shut down after its own interim director questioned its usefulness. The closure comes follows a vote by the University Senate last week and the findings in a self-study sent to the Committee ...

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Board committee discusses University projects

The Master Planning and Facilities committee convened on Thursday to take up discussion on some ongoing, as well as future, major projects being undertaken by Ohio State. Every time the committee meets, they are presented a scorecard to keep them up to date on major ...

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Supplement gives boost to female athletes

A few seconds might not seem like a lot, but in the world of competitive running it can spell the difference between placing first or last.   Claire Wiles, a third-year finance major and long-distance runner on Ohio State’s track-and-field team, said shaving time off ...

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Ohio State economist: Black politicians matter

  The skin color of political officials might have a significant impact on what policies are implemented in the area they serve, a study by an Ohio State economist suggests. The study titled “Do Black Politicians Matter?” was authored by professor and chair of the ...

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