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Friday, Feb. 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.

Sound waves used to increase disk drive capacity (ComputerWorld) Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) said today that they have found a way to use high-frequency sound waves to improve magnetic data storage techniques. (see also R&D Magazine, TechWorld) Flea market (The Economist) As they report in this week’s Nature, Stephen Giovannoni of Oregon State University [...]

Thursday, Feb. 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.

Invisible war rages in world’s oceans (LiveScience) “They are everywhere, from the surface down to the bottom, from pole to pole,” said study researcher Stephen Giovannoni, a professor of microbiology at Oregon State University, adding that SAR11 microbes are most abundant in the warm waters of ocean gyres, or rotating currents, where they can account [...]

Wednesday, Feb. 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.

Oregon State starts construction on $4.9M nuclear facility (Sustainable Business Oregon) Oregon State University started construction on a $4.8 million facility for testing a new nuclear technology expected to be safer, more efficient and less waste-producing. (see also KPTV) Spirited discussion reviews OSU collaboration (Gazette-Times) The Collaboration Corvallis project has passed its one-year anniversary and [...]

Tuesday, Feb. 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.

Oregon State University researchers develop stripe rust resistance soft white winter wheat variety (GrainNet) With the baking industry in mind, Oregon State University has developed a higher-yielding soft white winter wheat that’s also resistant to the disease stripe rust. (see also Western Farm Press, Phys.Org) Student researches cooling system in NASA aircraft (Auburn Plainsman) Logan [...]

Monday, Feb. 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.

Where few trees have gone before (Scientific American) Once trees become established, the surrounding seed banks of native grasses tend to fade away. The meadows’ “biodiversity value is much larger than the amount of area they occupy,” explains lead author Harold S. J. Zald, postdoctoral research associate at Oregon State University, who hatched the idea [...]

 

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