Research Communications

Perspectives Spring/Summer 2010 issue 

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Spring/Summer 2010 Perspectives: story index

Second Wind: Engineers breathe new life into wind power concept for southeastern Ohio (June 21, 2010)

Listen Up: Jeff DiGiovanni studies how to improve hearing aid technologies (May 17, 2010)

Engineer Diana Schwerha examines how ergonomics can improve the lives of older people in the workplace and home (May 17, 2010)

Illustrating War: Groundbreaking children's books unveil tragedy of World War II (April 26, 2010)

Communities of Hope: Geographer Ted Bernard follows the fate of environmentally sustainable communities across America (March 8, 2010)

Can you hear me now?: Engineers put emergency communication channels to the test (March 8, 2010)

Feature stories:

Making the Connections: 2009 Distinguished Professor Peter Jung merges physics and biology to paint a picture of the fundamental mechanisms behind human disease.

Climate for Growth: Environmental economist Ariaster Chimeli takes a fresh look at the relationship between climate change and global economic development.

The Grandmother's Curse: Gerontologist Gillian Ice explores the mental and physical stress of caring for children orphaned by HIV/AIDS.

Japan in the Heartland
: New book, documentary offer rare glimpse at Japanese "War Brides."

The Culture of Punishment: Sociologist Michelle Brown explores how popular portrayals of crime and prison mislead the American public.

Discovering Hope: Scientists at Ohio University are developing compounds that one day could lead to new medical treatments for disease, from cancer to diabetes.

Environmental Rx: Scientists, engineers, and policy experts write the prescription for watersheds polluted by years of coal mining.


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