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March 26-30, 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.

This animal grows a temporary ‘mohawk’ to impress females (National Geographic) Some salmon species undergo “a major remodeling of the lower jaw for breeding purposes,” Scott Heppell, associate professor of fisheries at Oregon State University, says via email. What to do about winter cutworms, why arborvitaes die (Oregonian) The crocuses are up, buds are bursting. […]

Friday, March 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.

Let’s journey through the mind of a dog (Discover) Study author Monique Udell, an animal behaviorist at Oregon State University, has another interpretation: ever-social dogs were simply more excited about the prospect of interacting with people than completing the task at hand. OSU robotics spinoff secures $8 million in new funding (Robotics Today) Agility Robotics, […]

Thursday, March 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.

OSU expert: Crowdsourcing can solve tricky water issues (KTVZ) An Oregon State University researcher is leading the charge for crowdsourced solutions to complex water management problems. Severe water scarcity affects two-thirds of the global population, says FAO chief (FNB News India) The United Nations agency presented new research, done with Global Water Partnership and Oregon […]

Wednesday, March 21, 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 launches initiative to improve wastewater treatment (KTVZ) Improved wastewater treatment methods that lead to cost savings and energy production are part of Oregon State University’s new Clean and Sustainable Water Technology Initiative. Designing marine protected areas in a changing climate (Hakai Magazine) For some species, habitats are seasonal or vary from year to year. […]

Tuesday, March 20, 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 deterrent system may prevent eagle deaths caused by wind turbines (Oregonian) Researchers at Oregon State University are working on a system that could potentially save the lives of thousands of birds killed every year by the spinning blades of wind turbines. (see also KTVZ) Olympic National Park is one of the best places to […]

Monday, March 19, 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.

‘Rewilding’ missing carnivores may help restore some landscapes (New York Times) “We’re just uncovering these effects of large carnivores at the same time their populations are declining and are at risk,” said William Ripple, an ecologist at Oregon State University. He’s found that if you rewild some carnivores, or return them back to lost ranges, […]

Friday, March 16, 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.

Pick the right online computer science degree program (US News & World Report) “The field changes so rapidly, that being able to think like a computer scientist is really what’s going to serve students in the long run throughout their careers,” says Shannon Riggs, executive director for course development and learning innovation at Oregon State University Ecampus, […]

Thursday, March 15, 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.

This Ostrich-Legged Robot May Be Your Next Pizza Delivery Guy (Inc.com) Agility Robotics, which was spun out of Oregon State University in early 2017, is building robots that can traverse any terrain, from rocky hillside to sidewalks. Its first product, Cassie, has found work at half a dozen research institutions. The Albany, Oregon-based company, which […]

Wednesday, March 14, 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 OSU compound could help fight antibiotic resistance (KTVZ) Researchers at Oregon State University said Tuesday they have made a key advance in the fight against drug resistance, crafting a compound that genetically neutralizes a widespread bacterial pathogen’s ability to thwart antibiotics. (see also Medical Xpress) Lack of snowpack leaves the West hung out to […]

Tuesday, March 13, 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.

Can coral microbes protect reefs from climate change? (Oceans Deeply) One group working to fill in some of the blanks is the Global Coral Microbiome Project, a global survey of reefs that aims to establish a baseline understanding of how coral microbiomes function. Led by Rebecca Vega Thurber at Oregon State University and Monica Medina of Pennsylvania […]

 

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