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Friday, Sept. 29, 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.

How the 2011 Japanese tsunami flung hundreds of marine species across the Pacific to the US west coast (International Business Times) “This has turned out to be one of the biggest, unplanned, natural experiments in marine biology, perhaps in history,” said John Chapman, co-author of the study from Oregon State University. (see also Washington Post, […]

Thursday, Sept. 28, 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.

How these 3 experiments went from goose egg to science gold (PBS News Hour) At Oregon State University, Li studied the mollusks and noticed that proteins played a huge role in their binding strength. He wanted to make a glue out of the mussel protein, but he could only extract miniscule amounts at a time. […]

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 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.

 Oregon State ag chemist studies Hurricane Harvey’s impact (Capital Press) Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences is working on a project that will help some Houston residents determine if they’ve been exposed to chemicals stirred up by Hurricane Harvey. (see also Houston Chronicle) Warm Northwest waters draw spawning fish north (Phys Org) The rapid […]

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 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 wristbands detect chemicals in Harvey flooding aftermath (KTVZ) Some Houston residents are taking part in an Oregon State University-led study to find out exactly what chemicals they’ve been exposed to in Harvey’s muddy aftermath. They’re wearing a simple silicone wristband invented by an OSU researcher — a “personal passive sampler” that picks up molecules […]

Monday, Sept. 25, 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.

 Flight over Eagle Creek fire reveals scorched swaths and seas of green (Oregonian) Bailey was analytical about the destruction that spread out below. Fire is a healthy, natural part of a forest ecosystem, the OSU faculty member said. A century’s worth of suppressing wildfire in the United States has created conditions, especially in the West, […]

 

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