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Friday, Feb. 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.

Low birth weight reduces ability to metabolize drugs throughout life (Science Daily) The research is among the first of its type to implicate low birth weight as a permanent factor in drug response. It was published in the European Journal of Pharmacology, by researchers from Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University. Funding was [...]

Thursday, Feb. 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.

Wine becomes more like whiskey as the alcohol content gets high (Scientific American) Alan Bakalinsky, associate professor of food science and technology at Oregon State University, who’s long studied wine yeast, says that winemakers have tried to tinker with S. cerevisiae for years to get it to reduce it’s alcohol production efficiency. But doing so [...]

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 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.

How Obama’s manufacturing push reaches into Oregon (Portland Business Journal) Millions of dollars in research funding could flow to Oregon State University as a result of an effort by President Barack Obama to boost manufacturing. (see also Register-Guard) Taking vitamins to prevent cancer or heart disease may backfire (LA Times) Scientists at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, [...]

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 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.

OSU researchers: Here’s how to manufacture goods sustainably (Sustainable Business Oregon) Oregon State University engineers say they’ve honed a new approach that takes economic, environmental and social impacts into account during the production process. Cider becomes latest Pacific locally sourced item (Sustainable Business Oregon) It’s officially time to welcome cider as a part of Oregon’s [...]

Monday, Feb. 24, 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.

Fort Belvoir holds cache of art Nazis made and a WW II U.S. Army officer tracked down (Washington Post) Gilkey was 30 when he joined the Army Air Corps in 1942. He was a native of Oregon, the son of a rancher and the grandson of a prospector, according to an Oregon State University oral [...]

Friday, Feb. 21, 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.

Sustainable manufacturing system developed by US university (Manufacturer’s Monthly) Engineers at Oregon State University (OSU) have developed a ‘sustainable manufacturing’ system that attempts to better include the human component of industry. (see also Science Daily, World Industrial Reporter, Albuquerque Express) Next round of volcano research could include South Sister (Bend Bulletin) Professor Adam Kent of Oregon State University and [...]

Thursday, Feb. 20, 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.

Corvallis semiconductor equipment startup Inpria raises $7.3 million (Oregonian) So two of the world’s biggest chipmakers, and the industry’s biggest equipment manufacturer – are investing $7.3 million in a Corvallis startup called Inpria Corp. The 12-person company, which spun out of Oregon State University in 2007, has new chemical technology designed to improve chip lithography and enable [...]

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 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.

Still waiting for tsunami debris (Global BC) The debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan was supposed to be piling up on our beaches by now. But it’s late, caught in the swirling current of the great Pacific garbage patch somewhere between Hawaii and here. Featuring OSU’s Sam Chan. Free textbook movement (KEZI) A new [...]

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 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.

Magma in Oregon’s Mt. Hood can ‘melt and erupt within months’ (International Business Times) The researchers, from Oregon State University, said this heating process was the cause of the last two eruptions at Mount Hood, which took place about 220 years and 1,500 years ago. (see also Tehran Times, Voice of America, LA Times) Oregon [...]

Monday, Feb. 17, 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.

Active volcanoes store cold magma (Fox News) “If you can see a body of magma that has a high amount of liquid, perhaps this magma is getting ready to erupt or at least has some potential to erupt,” said study co-author Adam Kent, a geologist at Oregon State University. “It wouldn’t be a slam-dunk guarantee.” (see also Yahoo [...]

 

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