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Aug. 29 – Sept. 2, 2016

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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.

Swiss needle cast fungal disease damages growing number of Oregon Douglas-fir trees (Register-Guard) A survey conducted by the Swiss Needle Cast Cooperative of Oregon State University determined that the disease currently affects more than 590,000 acres of trees in the Coast Range — an area more than four times larger than was found when surveying […]

Aug. 22-26, 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.

Can you trick your body into burning more fat? (Fox News) And cycling between a low- and high-carb diet, as many mixed martial artists may do, probably doesn’t help performance either, said Melinda Manore, a biologist and nutrition scientist at Oregon State University who studies how exercise affects nutritional needs. (See also Huffington Post, Yahoo […]

Aug. 15-19, 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.

A Major Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest Looks Even Likelier (The Atlantic) A team of researchers led by Chris Goldfinger, a geologist at Oregon State University, has found evidence that at least 43 major earthquakes have occurred in the last 10,000 years. That number is slightly larger than previously estimated, which means that—over the long […]

Aug. 8-12, 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.

Rio’s Olympic Air: Dirty, deadly, no cleaner legacy from games (Voice of America) The PM level was 44 during the 2004 Olympics in Athens, 24 in Sydney in 2000 and 28 in Atlanta in 1996, said Staci Simonich, a professor at Oregon State University who published a 2009 study on pollution at the Beijing Games. “Rio’s […]

Aug. 1-5, 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 scientists join international call to save animals from extinction (Oregonian) Dozens of conservation scientists, including several from Oregon State University, issued a call Wednesday to halt a crisis among the world’s large animals that could lead to their imminent extinction. (see also Huffington Post, Science Daily, International Business Times) Parasitic infection may have spoiled […]

 

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