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Friday, April 7, 2017

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 bighorn sheep research sheds light on killer disease (KTVZ) Now, Oregon State University researchers are studying several aspects of the California bighorn sheep herd in the state – including movement, habitat use and survival – to gain insight into the animal’s risk for contracting the killer strain known as M. ovi (pronounced m-ovee). Raucous […]

Thursday, April 6, 2017

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.

Compound function of medication may help slow aging (UPI) Researchers at Oregon State University have found that the compound rapamycin has properties that may help treat neurologic damage in diseases like Alzheimer’s. (see also KTVZ, Science Daily, EMaxHealth) The scientist who stumbled upon a tick filled with 20-million-year-old blood (The Atlantic) Poinar, now a retired […]

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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 drug delivery system could help fight tumors (UPI) Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new cancer-drug delivery system that may help overcome the challenge of treating solid tumors often resistant to treatment. (see also Nanowerk) Tick in amber said to contain oldest mammalian blood cells ever found (Discover) The specimen was described […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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.

Scientists are developing a contact lens that tells you when you’re sick (Gizmodo) Imagine a biosensing contact lens that can tell when your blood sugar is getting too low, or if there’s something wrong with one of your organs. By leveraging the power of ultra-thin transistor technology, researchers from Oregon State University have taken us […]

Monday, April 3, 2017

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.

Faculty ‘diversity statements’ are called threats to academic freedom (Chronicle of Higher Ed) Steve Clark, a spokesman for Oregon State University, one of the public colleges named in the report, issued a statement that called the report biased and noted that Oregon State’s use of diversity statements drew overwhelming support in a vote by its […]

 

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