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Friday, May 12, 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.

We tried the seaweed that ‘tastes like bacon’ and is healthier than kale -here’s the verdict (Business Insider) The story of this tasty sea vegetable began in 2015, when researchers at Oregon State University patented a new strain of seaweed that allegedly tasted like bacon when cooked. Fisheries professor Chris Langdon came across the vegetable […]

Thursday, May 11, 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.

The latest in coffee-college partnerships (Inside Higher Ed) Peet’s Coffee on Tuesday announced a tuition-reimbursement program in partnership with Oregon State University, becoming the latest coffee chain to roll out a program aimed at helping its employees earn a college degree. (see also Daily Coffee News) Family dog could help kids with disabilities incorporate more […]

Wednesday, May 10, 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.

Hanford disaster: What happens to someone who is exposed to plutonium (Live Science) For instance, a Japanese worker who was exposed to 10 rem (100 millisievert, or mSv), a measurement of radiation, may face a lifetime cancer risk that is elevated by half a percent, Kathryn Higley, director of the Oregon State University Department of […]

Tuesday, May 9, 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.

Why retirement can be bad for your old age (Daily Telegraph) Meanwhile, a study published by Oregon State University last year suggested that people who stay on at work for an extra year until they are 66 can cut their risk of dying by 11 per cent. Researchers concerned about resistant Texas psyllids (Capital Press) […]

Monday, May 8, 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.

Crayola gives the people what they want: A new blue crayon (NPR) Not familiar with YInMn? Don’t worry, it’s pretty new to the color scene. The pigment was discovered by accident in 2009 at Oregon State University in a chemistry lab run by Mas Subramanian, a professor in materials science, and his graduate students. Accident […]

 

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