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Scientists caution against exploitation of deep ocean

Jul 29, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The world’s oceans are vast and deep, yet rapidly advancing technology and the quest for extracting… Read full story.

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Strategies identified to improve oral contraceptive success with obese women

Jul 28, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. – The findings of a new study suggest two ways to effectively address the problem that birth… Read full story.

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Synchronization of North Atlantic, North Pacific preceded abrupt warming, end of ice age

Jul 24, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scientists have long been concerned that global warming may push Earth’s climate system across a “tipping… Read full story.

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Advantage Accelerator “graduates” moving toward successful new businesses, jobs

Jul 24, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Four promising startup companies in fields ranging from social media to chemical manufacturing are among the… Read full story.

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15-year analysis of blue whale range off California finds conflict with shipping lanes

Jul 23, 2014

NEWPORT, Ore. – A comprehensive 15-year analysis of the movements of satellite-tagged blue whales off the West Coast of… Read full story.

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Portland fundraiser to lead OSU Foundation’s Metro office

Jul 22, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. – Kristin Watkins, associate vice president for advancement at Portland Community College and executive officer of the… Read full story.

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OSU Board of Trustees OKs budget, approves new degree programs

Jul 18, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved the university’s operating budget for the… Read full story.

OSU joins NASA mission to measure carbon in ocean plants and ecosystems

Jul 17, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – As part of a NASA air and sea mission, Oregon State University researchers will measure ocean… Read full story.

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Ninth season of Bard in the Quad at OSU to feature ‘Julius Caesar’

Jul 17, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University’s ninth season of the popular Bard in the Quad program will feature… Read full story.

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Lipoic acid helps restore, synchronize the “biological clock”

Jul 17, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers have discovered a possible explanation for the surprisingly large range of biological effects that are… Read full story.

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New assay to spot fake malaria drugs could save thousands of lives

Jul 15, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Chemists and students in science and engineering at Oregon State University have created a new type… Read full story.

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Study: Young women with sexy social media photos seen as less competent

Jul 14, 2014

BEND, Ore. – Girls and young women who post sexy or revealing photos on social media sites such as… Read full story.

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Antibiotic use prevalent in hospice patients despite limited evidence of its value

Jul 14, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – New research suggests that use of antibiotics is still prevalent among terminal patients who have chosen… Read full story.

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Precipitation, not warming temperatures, may be key in bird adaptation to climate change

Jul 10, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new model analyzing how birds in western North America will respond to climate change suggests… Read full story.

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Sophisticated radiation detector designed for broad public use

Jul 10, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Nuclear engineers at Oregon State University have developed a small, portable and  inexpensive radiation detection device… Read full story.

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OSU’s 13th president leaves legacy of university expansion and success

Jul 10, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Paul Risser, the 13th president of Oregon State University from 1996 to late 2002, died Thursday… Read full story.

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Review: Lead ammunition can be deadly, though mitigation may help

Jul 9, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The ingestion of lead ammunition and lead fishing tackle accounts for illness and mortality in more… Read full story.

SAR11, oceans’ most abundant organism, has ability to create methane

Jul 7, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The oxygen-rich surface waters of the world’s major oceans are supersaturated with methane – a powerful… Read full story.

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OSU students to run across Oregon this summer promoting health and physical activity

Jul 3, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University students and brothers Jeremiah and Isaiah Godby will spend their summer running across… Read full story.

Oregon State University hires new director for School of Arts and Communication

Jul 3, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Lee Ann Garrison, an administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has been named the director of… Read full story.

Questions and answers on pest management from OSU experts

Jul 3, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – What to do about garden pests, including insects, plant diseases and weeds, can be a challenge… Read full story.

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Video games could provide venue for exploring sustainability concepts

Jul 1, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Could playing video games help people understand and address global sustainability issues such as pollution, drought… Read full story.

OSU receives federal grant to study academic outcomes of Oregon’s English learners

Jul 1, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has won a grant of nearly $400,000 from the U.S. Department of… Read full story.

OSU to observe Veterans Day as official holiday beginning in 2015

Jul 1, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will begin observing Veterans Day as an official holiday beginning in 2015.

The… Read full story.

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Oregon honeybee losses continue at economically unsustainable rate, OSU survey finds

Jun 30, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – More than one in five commercial honeybee hives in Oregon did not survive last winter, continuing… Read full story.

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