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Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

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.

Ancient forests may protect birds from rising heat (Scientific American) Ancient forests tend to provide moderate temperatures compared with their surroundings, potentially buffering some of the sharpest impacts of climate change, said Matthew Betts, a professor at Oregon State University. Plastic is riddling corals with disease (The Atlantic) “This is a very important study for […]

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

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.

 ‘Naked barley’ project all about the good of the grain (KTVZ) Now, Oregon State University is leading a five-state effort to develop varieties of naked barleys that are not only organic, but can also be used in a variety of ways. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, through its Organic Agriculture […]

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018

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 study: Buffer strips cool streams, but geology rules (KTVZ) “In Coast Range and Western Cascades catchments, where our study streams were located, streams that are small and non-fish bearing have no regulatory requirement for an overstory riparian buffer,” said Kevin Bladon, lead author and assistant professor in the College of Forestry at Oregon State […]

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

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 hazelnut variety named after industry official (Capital Press) Oregon State University is preparing to release a new hazelnut variety named PollyO in recognition of longtime industry official Polly Owen. OSU researchers build small, energy-saving tech device (KTVZ) Researchers at Oregon State University have designed and fabricated the world’s smallest electro-optic modulator, which could mean […]

Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

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.

 My doctor kept me waiting forever. Can I get some sort of refund? (Washington Post) Jonathan Kaplan, a professor of philosophy who teaches a course on biomedical ethics at Oregon State University, told me that these “unfair asymmetries . . . really bother people.” I agree, professor. Talk set on famed OSU architect (Gazette-Times) Larry Landis, the […]

 

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