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Friday, Oct. 30, 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.

Glowing cancer cells mark surgery, treatment advance, study says (Oregonian)  Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered a chemical compound that illuminates cancer cells under near-infrared light. They said the glowing effect helps surgeons identify and remove the cells. Any that remain are killed by a chemical reaction involving heat and oxygen, they said. (see […]

Thursday, Oct. 29, 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.

 The Mystery of the Disappearing Birds (Terra) The ecological puzzle on Barro Colorado Island in Panama turns out to have far more intricacies than a single hypothesis can explain. After two decades of collecting and analyzing all sorts of data from population surveys, catch-and-release experiments and time-lapse videotapes, Doug Robinson and his team in the […]

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 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 University sequences beaver genome as first PAC-12 school to probe mascot’s DNA (Oregonian) The field of genome sequencing didn’t exist in 1952, when Oregon State University claimed the North American beaver as its mascot. Now, Oregon State scientists aim to sequence the beaver’s genome, becoming the first Pac-12 conference school to analyze its mascot’s DNA. (see […]

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 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.

OSU’s Strand Hall returns to its former glory (Capital Press) Strand Hall, the home of the Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences for the past century, reopens Tuesday in Corvallis after a $25 million restoration project. 5 schools where you can turn your taste for beer into a career (USA Today) Oregon State University too […]

Monday, Oct. 26, 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.

Rangeland experts call for site-specific plans near streams (Capital Press) John Buckhouse, retired Oregon State University professor of rangeland ecology and management from Oregon State University, and Kenneth Tate, professor and cooperative extension specialist in rangeland watershed sciences at University of California-Davis, spoke during a livestock water quality seminar Oct. 22 in Fairfield, Wash. A […]

Friday, Oct. 23, 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.

Early literacy important for ELLs (Language Magazine) “This study shows that building literacy skills, in English or the child’s native language, prior to kindergarten can be helpful,” said Karen Thompson, an assistant professor of cultural and linguistic diversity in OSU’s College of Education and lead author of the study. (see also Education Week, eScience News) […]

Thursday, Oct. 22, 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.

Magic Barrel returns for 23rd year of good writing for a cause (Democrat-Herald) Passarello, the award-winning essayist and professor of English at Oregon State University, had been in Corvallis for only a month, learning about her new job and new town, when she read at the 2013 Magic Barrel. (see also Corvallis Advocate) Truth In […]

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 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.

Warming ocean may be releasing frozen methane gas, study says (KGW) “Thats a huge question, I mean the fate of methane is why we’re down there looking at the microbiology, “ said Oregon State University researcher Michael Graw. He took part in the same trip as Johnson last year to study methane and recently returned from a […]

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 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.

Global warming could be melting ancient greenhouse gases under Oregon coast (Oregonian) The study builds upon research a University of Washington and Oregon State University team conducted last year. Morticulture: Forests of the living dead (Science Blog) Dead trees take a long time to disappear, allowing new life to spring up within them. Biologist Mark […]

Monday, Oct. 19, 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.

Discovery about protein structure opens window on basic life process (Biospace) Biochemists at Oregon State University have made a fundamental discovery about protein structure that sheds new light on how proteins fold, which is one of the most basic processes of life. (see also Science Codex, Medical News Today) Barbie’s new ad draws controversy (Yahoo […]

 

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