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Tuesday, May 31, 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.

Drought-weary California farmers look north to Oregon for salvation (Globe and Mail) “We’re seeing an influx of people looking in Oregon,” says Ross Penhallegon, an associate professor emeritus and horticulturist at Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences. Welfare Utopia (Atlantic) Oregon didn’t always have such an extensive safety net. In the first few years […]

Friday, May 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.

Facial expressions are key to first impressions. What does that mean for people with facial paralysis? (The Conversation) A piece by Kathleen Bogart, assistant professor of psychology at Oregon State University. (see also EconoTimes) ‘There will be birds': Meet Noah Stryker, the world’s greatest birdwatcher (Independent) Since graduating from Oregon State University in 2008, Strycker […]

Thursday, May 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.

Oregon Legislature approves $7.5 million for Oregon Manufacturing and Innovation Center (Portland Tribune) Located in Scappoose, OMIC will launch with the R&D center and training center. Through a partnership with industry, higher education and government, the R&D center will enhance the region’s existing metals manufacturing industry and serve as a magnet for new investment. Oregon […]

Wednesday, May 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.

Cranes, curlews and cows — the delicate debate over Oregon’s federal lands (PBS News Hour) DUSTIN JOHNSON, Oregon State University Extension Service: We’re really only two years really into the sampling which is being done. We’re just now beginning to understand some of these changes that we’re seeing when we do certain things. Increasing native […]

Tuesday, May 24, 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.

An issue beyond Carolina (Inside Higher Ed) To support its transgender students, Oregon State University has started handing out pink-and-blue-striped pins that read #IllGoWithYou. By wearing the pins, students offer to accompany their transgender peers to gender-exclusive spaces — like bathrooms and locker rooms — where they may feel unsafe. “It shows support,” said Cindy Konrad, […]

Monday, May 23, 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.

Oregon State University: Beware of hidden antibiotics (Register-Guard) Oregon State University researchers — in a recently published zebrafish study — discovered that exposure to triclosan rapidly and significantly disrupted the quantity and mix of bacteria in the fish’s gut — the good bacteria and the bad. “There are consequences to constantly trying to kill the bacteria […]

Friday, May 20, 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.

House panel would block NSF from building two new ships (Science) A congressional spending panel has rejected a request by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for $106 million to start building two new research vessels for the nation’s academic fleet. Yesterday’s action by an appropriations subcommittee in the U.S. House of Representatives puts the panel […]

Thursday, May 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.

The case against antibacterial soap is getting stronger (TIME) Now a new study done in zebrafish suggests triclosan also messes with our gut—interfering with the community of bacteria that makes up our microbiome. In the new study, published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers at Oregon State University exposed 45 adult zebrafish to either […]

Wednesday, May 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.

US scientists say major earthquake likely in Jammu and Kashmir (Times of India) New geologic mapping in the Himalayan mountains of Kashmir suggests that the region is ripe for a major earthquake that could endanger the lives of as many as a million people, according to an Oregon State University statement. (see also Geoconnexion, Greater […]

Tuesday, May 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.

How the sea gets it smell — and why that’s important (Independent) Writing in Nature Microbiology, scientists from the UK, US and China said that the microbe, called Pelagibacterales, were pumping out huge amounts of two kinds of sulphur gas. “Everyone knows these gases by their smells,” said Professor Steve Giovannoni, a microbiologist at Oregon State University and […]

 

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