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Nearly half of the organic carbon stored in soil around the world is contained in Arctic permafrost, which has experienced rapid melting, and that organic material could be converted to greenhouse gases that would exacerbate global warming.

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10/20/2017

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees Friday authorized OSU President Ed Ray to complete negotiations with Deschutes County to purchase 72 acres of land that will expand the footprint of the OSU-Cascades campus in Bend.

OSU News Release
10/18/2017

Loading nanofiber sutures with vitamin D induces the production of an infection-fighting peptide, new research shows.

10/17/2017

A recent critical assessment of software tools represents a key step toward taming the “Wild West” nature of the burgeoning field of metagenomics.

OSU News Release
10/16/2017

More than a month before a game-changing detection of a short gamma-ray burst, scientists at Oregon State University predicted such a discovery would occur.

OSU News Release
10/16/2017

Oregon State University has released the largest oral history project ever conducted at OSU. The product of more than four years of work, The OSU Sesquicentennial Oral History Project consists of more than 400 hours of transcribed video and audio recordings with more than 200 alumni, faculty, staff and current students.