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Friday, May 8, 2015

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 prof says 9.0 quake coming in 30-50 years (KGW) Some call him Dr. Doom. An Oregon State University professor emeritus has a record of “foreshadowing” major earthquakes. Dr. Bob Yeats knows a thing to two about earthquakes, he’s been studying and teaching about them for more decades. (see also Northwest Cable News) ‘The Last […]

Thursday, May 7, 2015

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.

Solomon Islands are hunting dolphins for their teeth during mass kills (Science World Report) “In the Solomon Islands, the hunting is as much about culture as economic value,” said Scott Baker (Oregon State University), co-author of the new study, in a news release. “In other parts of the world, however, the targeting of dolphins and other […]

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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.

‘Go Baby Go’ gives safe toy cars to special needs kids (KGW) A program called “Go Baby Go” is giving kids with disabilities a chance to move like they never have before. “We’re taking toy cars and modifying them,” explained OSU Assistant Professor Sam Logan. Runaway drug prices (NY Times) Drugs used to treat multiple sclerosis […]

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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.

Axial seamount still erupting, researchers to visit area in summer by ship to confirm eruption (International Business Times) Bill Chadwick, geologist of the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory and Oregon State University, and Scott Nooner, geologist at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, discovered Axial’s last eruption in April 2011 by accident while they were on […]

Monday, May 4, 2015

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.

Rainforests and savannas at risk of becoming ’empty landscapes’ (Daily Mail) Study leader Professor William Ripple, of Oregon State University in the US, said: ‘I expected that habitat change would be the main factor causing the endangerment of large herbivores. ‘But surprisingly, the results show that the two main factors in herbivore declines are hunting by […]

 

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