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Dec. 30-Jan. 3

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 new science of living longer (MORE Magazine) “Your DNA is wound really tightly around one of these protein switches,” explains Emily Ho, PhD, a principal investigator at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University. The epigenome tags physically mark your DNA in a way that affects how your genes operate. For instance, cells [...]

Dec. 16-27, 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.

Tsunami debris scuppers expert ecology opinion (Japan Times) The dock arrived almost like a gift, not quite on the doorstep of Dr. John Chapman, but on a beach 8 km from his office at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center, on the western coast of the United States. Perspective from the Presidents (City Club [...]

Friday, Dec. 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.

OSU tech transfer nudge powered NuScale’s beginnings (Sustainable Business Oregon) NuScale began life as a spinoff company based on research conducted by OSU professor Jose Reyes, who’s since become “one of the international leaders in the creation of small modular nuclear reactors. Those are the items, designed for more-measure uses than larger reactors, that NuScale’s [...]

Thursday, Dec. 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.

As Lionfish invade the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, conservationists say “Eat up’ (Scientific American) Stephanie Green, a research fellow at Oregon State University, reported the derby results to the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) in Corpus Christi, Texas, in November. OSU ag college enrollment growing (Capital Press) He’s been on the job less than two [...]

Wednesday, Dec. 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.

Storm effects linger (Gazette-Times) At Oregon State University, pipes burst at several buildings during the cold snap. Caution tape surrounded Milam Hall, one of the most damaged, and finals that had been scheduled for there were moved. Women’s shelter opens in Corvallis (KEZI) Fifteen thousand dollars is funding the women’s homeless shelter in Corvallis, thanks [...]

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 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.

Erosion hitting Oregon coast hard (Sustainable Business Oregon) “In a general sense, Oregon has faced much more erosion in the short term than has southwest Washington, which has seen more accretion as a result of sediments from the Columbia River and jetties at the mouth of the Columbia and at Gray’s Harbor,” said Peter Ruggiero, [...]

Monday, Dec. 9, 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 closure throws finals schedule into disarray (Gazette-Times) The snow and ice that closed Oregon State University’s main campus Monday are particularly poorly timed — Monday is the first day for the university’s finals week. The university said in its release announcing the closure that it would announce a new schedule for finals Sunday night. (see [...]

Friday, Dec. 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.

Strong ethnic identity can bolster girls’ self image (Psych Central) Some past research has suggested that women of color were less vulnerable to concerns about body image, but the latest studies found that Latina girls are reporting body dissatisfaction at a rate similar to that of Caucasian girls. “We’re in a perfect storm of dissatisfaction,” said [...]

Thursday, Dec. 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.

Muscle aches from statins? Drug interactions may play a role (New York Times) “What this tells us is that if we as practitioners and as patients are proactive about knowing the potential drugs that could cause interactions, we could reduce the risk of these muscle pains and side effects,” said Matthew K. Ito, a professor at [...]

Wednesday, Dec. 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.

Abrupt climate disaster threat raises call for early warning system (National Geographic) “The report is a break from the past in that it includes abrupt changes in the environment that can result from even small, steady increases in temperature or other climate change effects,” says geoscientist Peter Clark of Oregon State University in Corvallis, who was not [...]

 

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