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Friday, March 15, 2013

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.

‘Parallel universe’ of life in oceanic crust could be Earth’s largest ecosystem (Wired) The work “confirms that there are subsurface environments that can support life without using oxygen,” said Martin Fisk, a biogeochemist at Oregon State University who also studies oceanic crust microbiology at the Juan de Fuca plate, but was not involved in the new research. [...]

Thursday, March 14, 2013

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 ocean science saves money by hitching a ride (Boing Boing) Juranek, now an assistant professor in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University, spent time as a ship rider on four voyages during 2004 and 2005 that contributed to her thesis research. Have natural gas cars finally arrived? (Discovery [...]

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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.

Frosh moon 150: OSU student’s app a global hit (KVAL) Chris Vanderschuere was just doing a little programming task to help a Beaverton, Ore., school teach facts about the moon. But his Moon application became much more than that. Vanderschuere, a freshman at Oregon State University, got about a million more downloads than he expected, from 150 countries. [...]

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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.

OSU offering online beer classes (KGW) Oregon State University is offering beer courses that include in-class lessons at the campus brewery in Corvallis. (see also Northwest Cable News, ABC News) Can plants actually talk and hear? (Our Amazing Planet) For some plants, these embolisms are deadly — as with human blood vessels — because the [...]

Monday, March 11, 2013

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 sea change for US oceanography (Science) Since 1996, oceanographer Kipp Shearman has relied on a duo known around the lab as Bob and Jane to measure chlorophyll and other environmental parameters in the ocean off the Oregon coast. Roaming the sea for 3 to 5 weeks at a time, the pair never complains and [...]

 

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