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Friday, Nov. 8, 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.

Oldest air in the world may be trapped deep in the Antarctic ice sheet (LA Times) “Ice is a great medium for trapping air,” said Ed Brook of Oregon State University, one of several authors of a paper in the journal Climate of the Past that describes where this ancient ice might be. “It traps it without [...]

Thursday, Nov. 7, 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.

Case of insect interruptus yields a rare fossil find (New York Times) George O. Poinar Jr., a paleoentomologist at Oregon State University, who wrote about those flies, said he did not know of any other fossil of froghoppers copulating, probably because “they’re so big they don’t stick in amber.” Scientists close in on planet’s oldest [...]

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 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.

Teachers: Can they be eco-villains? (Student Science) This study was headed by Sam Chan of Oregon State University and funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Chan’s team asked almost 2,000 teachers across the United States and Canada what species they used in their classrooms. They also asked what happened to the animals and plants when the school year was over. [...]

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 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.

The biology of the sports fan (Wall Street Journal) In another study published in the Journal of Media Psychology in 2012, Colleen Bee, an assistant professor of marketing at Oregon State University, had 133 participants watch a suspenseful speedskating competition. The competitions were presented to the audience as cases of heroes (someone known for working [...]

Monday, Nov. 4, 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.

Japan’s ‘toxic monster’ creeping toward US (Fox News) “At first we were only thinking about objects like the floating docks, but now we’re finding that all kinds of Japanese organisms are growing on the debris,” John Chapman of the Marine Science Center at Oregon State University told FoxNews.com. Butkus to young athletes: Steer clear of [...]

 

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