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Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Oregon State campus squeaks past Oregon campus (OregonLive) I have made my call. Oregon State University’s campus beats the University of Oregon campus by a whisker. Do beavers even have whiskers? Did I get it right? Oregon State engineers design tiny, inexpensive chip to monitor vital signs (Oregonian) Now, electrical engineering students and faculty at [...]

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

‘The entire field of wearable body monitors is pretty exciting’ (KVAL) Electrical engineers at Oregon State University have developed new technology to monitor medical vital signs, with sophisticated sensors so small and cheap they could fit onto a bandage, be manufactured in high volumes and cost less than a quarter. (see also The Engineer, Red [...]

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Improving feed efficiency in cattle (Voice of America) Tim DelCurto is a beef scientist at Oregon State University. He is working with ranchers and feedlot owners to help them find lower cost ways to feed cattle. He says cattle can eat things like grass-seed straw and distillers grains. These grains are left over from ethanol [...]

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

4 ways to sleep better and look thinner (Forbes) Exercise can help you sleep better at night, but not if you start too close to bedtime. A study done back in 2008-2009 by Oregon State University showed that people who exercised regularly slept better at night than those who didn’t. But since this kind of [...]

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

How elderly go from being perceived as capable consumer to ‘old person’ (Examiner) How older adults move from being perceived as capable consumers to “old person” or “elderly” is a journey recently studied by researchers from the Oregon State University. The latest study released November 12, 2012 online is published in the Journal of Consumer [...]

Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

After Sandy, the future of boardwalks (National Geographic) Daniel Cox, a professor of civil engineering at Oregon State University, suggests thinking of boardwalks as sacrificial infrastructure: “design components intended to fail so that the whole [structure] doesn’t go.” OSU students helping restore 18-acre wetlands (San Francisco Gate) Jona ngel, a 23-year-old senior in mechanical engineering [...]

 

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