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Innovation at Ohio State

February 21, 2014

Eureka! From a better ice cream cone to a vaccine that can prevent cancer in cats, the discovery of Freon for refrigeration to the use of ice cores, Ohio State has a long history of solving problems that affect our lives. See Ohio State discoveries and inventions through the years.

Scroll through the timeline to see just a few of Ohio State’s “greatest hits” when it comes to groundbreaking research. But the best research isn’t all in the past. Ohio State research continues to solve problems and change lives. Read more about new discoveries that today’s faculty are making. Which ones will end up in a timeline 20, 50 or 100 years from now?

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