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Friday, Feb. 19, 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.

How different is wild salmon than fish raised in hatcheries? A lot, DNA shows (Christian Science Monitor) Looking specifically at the steelhead trout salmon, researchers at Oregon State University, in collaboration with the Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, found more than 700 genetic variations between farm-raised and wild salmon. (see also The Fish Site, Global […]

Thursday, Feb. 18, 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.

Salmon born in hatcheries are different at DNA level than wild salmon in hundreds of ways (Newsweek) A 2011 Oregon State University study found that fish born in hatcheries become domesticated in as little as a generation. Adapting to captivity so quickly affects their ability to successfully reproduce in the wild, the study’s lead researcher Michael […]

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 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.

Hatchery life changes fish genetics, Oregon study shows (Oregonian) A new study out of Oregon State University lays to rest the debate over whether hatchery life changes fish at the genetic level. (see also Gazette-Times, Science Codex) Study: NASA satellites show areas growing drier, wetter (9News) The research provides a new and useful global-scale view […]

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 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.

Deadly beauty: Amber-entomed flower may have been toxic (Reuters) The flowers lived in a tropical, humid forest alongside a variety of trees, shrubs, grasses and climbing vines, said Oregon State University entomologist and amber expert George Poinar. (see also BBC, Gizmodo, UPI) Is there really a war on science? (Scientific American) Panelist Steve Strauss, Oregon State University […]

Monday, Feb. 15, 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.

Ed Ray: Oregon State must ‘significantly improve’ graduation rate (Oregonian) Ed Ray, Oregon State University’s president, said Friday he is “100 percent committed” to improving the graduation rate for all students while eliminating achievement gaps among the increasingly diverse student body. (see also KTVZ, Portland Business Journal, Bend Bulletin) State of the University address 2016 (LIFE@OSU) The […]

 

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