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Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

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.

4 steps could quell Ebola in West Africa, researchers say (US News & World Report) “If these interventions are implemented at a moderately high but not unrealistic level, this thing can be contained reasonably quickly,” said co-author Jan Medlock, an assistant professor in the Oregon State University department of biomedical sciences and an expert in […]

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

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.

Ostriches’ ungraceful running style can help make us better robots (Daily Mirror) “These animals don’t care that they appear a little unstable or have a waver in their gait,” said US lead researcher Dr Jonathan Hurst, from Oregon State University. (see also Science World Report, Product Design & Development) New study shows three abrupt pulses of CO2 during […]

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

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.

Legally high (New York Times) Oregon State University shut down its group program two years ago and now offers only individual sessions because participants were enabling one another, says Robert C. Reff, director of the substance abuse program. The 10 worst things to do when stressed (Woman’s Day) Small, everyday hassles—like chauffeuring the kids or […]

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

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 Amazon rainforest is drying out, and that could be a major carbon concern (Raw Story) “It’s well-established fact that a large part of Amazon is drying. We’ve been able to link that decline in precipitation to a decline in greenness over the last 10 years,” said Thomas Hilker, lead author of the study and forestry […]

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

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 scientist Steve Strauss explains how GMOs work (Oregonian) Steve Strauss is a professor with Oregon State University’s College of Forestry, where he is part of the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society and conducts research on genetically engineered trees for uses in forestry, bioenergy and horticulture. 2014’s Best and Worst Food Cities for […]

 

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