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Self-regulation intervention boosts school readiness of at-risk children, study shows

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Nov 21, 2014
An intervention that uses music and games to help preschoolers learn self-regulation skills is helping prepare at-risk children for kindergarten, a new OSU study shows.… Read full story.
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Biomarker could provide early warning of kidney disease in cats

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Nov 20, 2014
A new biomarker has been identified that will give pet owners more advance notice that their cats may be suffering from kidney disease, a common cause of death for cats… Read full story.
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New technology may speed up, build awareness of landslide risks

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Nov 19, 2014
A new way to use lidar technology could revolutionize the understanding of landslides around the world, and reveal them in some areas to be far more pervasive than ever before understood.… Read full story.
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Virulent bacteria affecting oysters found to be a case of mistaken identity

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Nov 18, 2014
Researchers have discovered that the bacteria causing problems for oysters on the Pacific Northwest coast is not the pathogen they believed it was - but instead, one that's even more deadly.… Read full story.

Portland Highlights

Benny Beaver greets one of his favorite Portland Metro television personalities, the genial KATU-2 meteorologist Dave Salesky. Dave is a self-confessed weather geek, which comes in handy in the Pacific Northwest. He has a seal from the American Meteorological Society and a certificate of meteorology from Mississippi State University, and has forecasted weather from Spokane to Portland. And, like Benny, Dave is an avid outdoorsman who can usually be found out enjoying Oregon's rivers and mountains when he's not forecasting the next arrival of rain.

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