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Friday, Nov. 30, 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 bloop mystery has been solved: It was never a sea monster (Wired.UK) Wired.co.uk spoke to NOAA and Oregon State University seismologist Robert Dziak by email to check it out. He confirmed that the Bloop really was just an icequake — and it turns out that’s kind of what they always thought it was. Sharing [...]

Thursday, Nov. 29, 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.

A hard landing for OSU if U.S. goes off fiscal cliff (Gazette-Times) The financial impact on Oregon State University of this so-called “fiscal cliff” would be a steep drop in revenue. OSU stands to lose $15.2 million in research funds out of its annual total of $183 million, according to a report issued by the [...]

Wednesday, Nov. 28

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.

Booze and your body: Is alcohol healthy? (Health Magazine) It strengthens your bones, says a new study from Oregon State University. It fights heart disease. A glass a day in midlife is linked to a lower rate of heart disease and cognitive decline in old age. Washington State declares war on ocean acidification (Scientific American) [...]

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 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.

Ancient redwoods, giant sequoias to be ‘archived’ on Oregon coast (OregonLive) Relocating trees to forestall global warming is being examined by many scientists, says Glenn Howe, a forest genetics professor at Oregon State University. Health and longevity podcast (LifeTalk Radio) Featuring the Linus Pauling Institute’s focus on micronutrients and supplements. How society misunderstands the elderly [...]

Monday, Nov. 26, 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.

Beavers have Thanksgiving at White House (KGW) The Oregon State University Beavers basketball team had dinner at the White House for Thanksgiving. Players were also able to spend some time on the White House basketball court before their meal.. (see also KPTV, KVAL, OSU Beavers) Beyond the flu shot: 5 more flu fighters (ABC News) “There’s [...]

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 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 Civil War: To the victor goes the platypus (KVAL) College football rivalries are known for their victory trophies. Stanford and Cal play for the Axe. USC and UCLA play for the Victory Bell. And many, many years ago the University of Oregon and Oregon State had something just as epic. The platypus trophy was [...]

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 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.

Boyds raptor rehabilitator takes birds of prey under her wing (Washington Post) Shoemaker became interested in raptors while working on her master’s degree in wildlife biology at Oregon State University, she said. She was studying coyotes but saw many raptors while collecting field data. Beyond Reser, there’s plenty to like about Corvallis (Register-Guard) When University [...]

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 [...]

 

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