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Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

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.

New therapy halts progression of Lou Gehrig’s disease in mice (Laboratory Equipment) Researchers at Oregon State University announced today that they have essentially stopped the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, for nearly two years in one type of mouse model used to study the disease, allowing the mice to approach their normal […]

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

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.

Migaloo, the world’s most famous white whale, has been rediscovered (Express) When a white whale was spotted in New Zealand’s Cook Strait last July researchers managed to get a skin sample for DNA analysis, and results from Oregon State University in the United States have confirmed they come from Migaloo. 10,000-year-old mammoth bones found at […]

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

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.

Mammoth bones uncovered at Oregon State University (Huffington Post) Oregon State University’s Reser Stadium may be home to the Beavers today, but thousands of years ago it was home to a mammoth. (see also Sports Illustrated, 9 News Australia, USA Today) OSU Food Drive kicks off Feb. 1 (LIFE@OSU) Oregon State University is gearing up […]

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

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.

Over-hunting threatens Amazonian forest carbon stocks (Science Codex) Taal Levi, from Oregon State University (USA), and an author on the study, said: “In recent decades, Amazonian countries have made major strides in expanding parks and strengthening indigenous land rights. And our study shows that properly managing wildlife can have big benefits for biodiversity and forest […]

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

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.

A titanic task: Blue whale bones salvaged for display at OSU site in Newport (Democrat-Herald) When a whale is found on an Oregon beach, the first call goes out to Oregon State University’s stranding network. The stranding network’s first call goes to Bruce Mate, director of OSU’s Marine Mammal Institute in Newport. Blue whale survey […]

 

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