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Scientists caution against exploitation of deep ocean

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Jul 29, 2014
The world’s oceans are vast and deep, yet technology and the quest for extracting resources from previously unreachable depths is beginning to put the deep seas on the cusp of peril.… Read full story.
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Strategies identified to improve oral contraceptive success with obese women

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Jul 28, 2014
Oral birth control may not work as well in obese women, but Oregon researchers have found new strategies to help address that concern.… Read full story.
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Synchronization of North Atlantic, North Pacific preceded abrupt warming, end of ice age

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Jul 24, 2014
A study by OSU researchers suggests that synchronization of climate patterns in the North Pacific and North Atlantic oceans may be the early warning sign for a climate change "tipping point."… Read full story.
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Advantage Accelerator “graduates” moving toward successful new businesses, jobs

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Jul 24, 2014
The first four companies working with the OSU Advantage Accelerator have completed the program and are moving toward commercial success.… Read full story.

Portland Highlights

Kevin McShane, who attended Portland's Jesuit High School and Clackamas Community College, comes from a long list of family members who have attended Oregon State, including his father (Bill), mother (Laura), step-mother (Beth) and five cousins. He arrived at OSU for the 2008-2009 season as a walk-on and left as a three-year team captain. Kevin, who aspires to be a high school teacher and basketball coach, notes that "being a team captain isn't about yelling at guys or giving compliments. It's about being a leader on the court, off the court, in the locker room and trying to be the best player you can be and helping others be better players and people at the same time." Read more about other Oregon State Everyday Champions.

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