Chow Line: Caffeine OK, but can irritate stomach (for 10/28/07)
October 19, 2007 A colleague just experienced a bout of stomach flu. As she recovered, she said she felt OK as long as she didn't consume caffeine. Was it the caffeine or the coffee that upset her stomach? Actually, it probably was the caffeine. Whil ...
Pedal Power! Try Bike-based E-charger at Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair
April 16, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio — Try a pedal-powered battery charger — built from mostly easy-to-get parts for less than $200, not counting the bike and bike stand — at Ohio State University's Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair. "This c ...
Ohio State Experts on Emerald Ash Borer (Updated February 2007)
November 14, 2000 WOOSTER, Ohio — The following experts with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and Ohio State University Extension are available to speak with the media about emerald ash borer (EAB) — an invasive pest that is t ...
See Our New Website, extension.osu.edu/news-releases
March 2, 2011 Please see our new web news release web site at http://extension.osu.edu/news-releases. NULL ...
Minnesotans Learn about Value of Trees, Invasive Insects from OSU Extension Team
August 10, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio State University Extension Nursery, Landscape and Turf Team's (ENLTT) recent educational road trip to Minnesota is an excellent example of what universities, communities and industry — not to mention states — ...
OARDC Announces 2008 Grad Student Poster Winners
April 18, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio — Here are the winners of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) Graduate Student Poster Competition held during OARDC's 2008 Annual Research Conference April 17 in Wooster: Ph.D. Category • First ...
Chow Line: Sunscreen interferes with vitamin D (for the week of 5/4/08)
April 25, 2008 I know the body makes its own vitamin D when the skin is exposed to sunlight, but I've heard that sunscreens prevent that from happening. Is that true? Yes, it is true. And experts offer conflicting guidance on the topic, depending on ...
Chow Line: Promising research on peanut allergies (for 4/5/09)
March 26, 2009 As a new mother, is there anything I can do to reduce the risk that my child will develop a peanut allergy? Should I avoid eating peanuts while breastfeeding? Right now, there's no evidence to suggest that anything you eat, either duri ...
Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hypothetical Groundhog/Whistlepig Food-snarfing and/or Projectile-projecting (for the Week of March 23, 2008)
March 23, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: If, in fact, a Marmota monax could ingest and/or lob the secondary xylem of trees and shrubs, how much of the secondary xylem of trees and shrubs could a Marmota monax, in fact, ingest and/or lob? A. Ummm... what? Wait. No. Gi ...