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Thursday, Feb. 28, 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 similar earthquake and tsunami could just as easily happen here’(KATU) A new exhibit featuring a portion of a dock that washed ashore near Newport more than a year after the devastating March 2011 Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami will open on Sunday, March 10, at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport. (see also Statesman Journal, Democrat-Herald) [...]

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 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.

Food signals: Why what we eat affects our cells (Huffington Post) The metaphor of food as hormones is interesting, says Donald Jump, a professor and biochemist at the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences at Oregon State University. “It’s really clear that food is just a pile of biochemicals,” he says. “Trying to sort [...]

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 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.

Study documents decline of phys ed requirements (Inside Higher Ed) A new study documents the decline of physical education requirements in higher education. Brad Cardinal, a professor at Oregon State University, studied information from 354 randomly selected four-year colleges and universities. (see also Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) Deadlier than a hurricane (Pacific Standard) Enter Tuba Ozkan-Haller, now an [...]

Monday, Feb. 25, 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.

Long-lost continent found under the Indian Ocean (Nature) Also, it does not seem as if the zircons rode to Mauritius on the wind, says Robert Duncan, a marine geologist at Oregon State University in Corvallis. “There’s a remote possibility that they were wind blown, but they’re probably too large to have done so,” he adds. [...]

Friday, Feb. 22, 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.

Cool blue roofs may be the secret to energy savings (Scientific American) Given the right chemical properties, even dark pigments, such as a brilliant blue invented by Oregon State University researcher Mas Subramanian, turn away much of the sun’s heat, and even provide an attractive hue for your home. Oregon horse diagnosed with equine influenza (The [...]

Thursday, Feb. 21, 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.

Cascade snowpack declining (KGW) Philip Mote , who heads the Climate Change Institute at Oregon State University, says Cascade snowpack on the ground when measured April 1st is down 20 percent on average, when compared to 80 years ago. OSU engineers to test nuclear reactor (KGW) Say the phrase “nuclear energy” and for some it [...]

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 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.

Portland’s oldest rose garden is new again (KGW) Oregon State University Master Gardener, Ann Gardner says the work is rewarding.”Lots of folks have memories, their parents were married here, they brought their children over the years, all strong feelings about this very special garden,” she said. Climate change a concern, not a priority, for coastal [...]

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 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.

New reactor technology a game changer for nuclear energy? (Money With Melissa Francis) Oregon State University Associate Professor Dr. Brian Woods on the potential impact of the university’s new nuclear technology. Climate change could mean less snow but more ‘knock-out punches’  (CBS News) This is especially important out West where large snowcaps are natural reservoirs [...]

Monday, Feb. 18, 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.

Adams: Giving Oregon an ‘advantage’ for the future (Statesman Journal) A piece by Ron Adams of Corvallis, executive associate vice president for research at Oregon State University. Growing resistance, Oregon hazelnuts battle blight (NPR) While farmers struggled to keep trees alive, researchers struggled to find a solution that would save the industry: a blight-resistant hazelnut. Shawn Mehlenbacher, [...]

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 [...]

 

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