Apr 17, 2017 ... CORVALLIS, Ore. — Current wildfire policy can't adequately protect people,
homes and ecosystems from the longer, hotter fire seasons climate change is
causing, according to a report published today in the Proceedings of the National
Academy of Sciences. Efforts to extinguish every blaze and to reduce ...
Aug 1, 2016 ... PORTLAND, Ore. – A new program designed to increase entrepreneurial activity
and stimulate job creation in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest is now being
offered in Portland by Oregon State University's College of Business. The goal of
Launch Corps is to provide additional startup support services for ...
Jan 30, 2017 ... CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers for the first time have explained how deficient
levels of vitamin E can cause neurologic damage to an embryo, failure to
normally develop and ultimately death – a process that in women can be one
cause of miscarriage. The research was published by scientists from ...
Feb 1, 2017 ... CORVALLIS, Ore. – Neuroimaging of the brain using technologies such as
magnetic resonance imaging, or MRIs, increasingly is showing promise as a
technique to predict adolescent vulnerability to substance abuse disorders,
researchers conclude in a new analysis. A greater understanding of what such ...
Jun 15, 2017 ... Please find below Oregon State University President Ed Ray's message to the
OSU community on the status of pitcher Luke Heimlich, as well as information on
the university's admissions policies and practices, and safety measures. This
message was sent to the OSU community today at 10 a.m. The ...
Dec 14, 2016 ... The Mariana Trench, the deepest known part of the Earth's oceans, lies between
Japan to the north and Australia to the south and features depths in excess of
36,000 feet. Minke whales are baleen whales – meaning they feed by using
baleen plates in their mouths to filter krill and small fish from seawater ...
Dec 22, 2016 ... Researchers say it's showing what whales do while underwater; when, how and
where they feed; how they might be affected by passing ships or other noises;
and what types of water temperatures they prefer. In the new study, researchers
outlined the continued evolution and improvements made in the ...
May 5, 2015 ... CORVALLIS, Ore. – It's been called the “evil twin” of climate change. As the
oceans absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and surface waters become
more acidic, changes to marine ecosystems are likely to follow. Coral reefs, shell-
forming organisms and the fish and marine mammals that depend ...
May 16, 2017 ... CORVALLIS, Ore. – The rare but spectacular eruptions of supervolcanoes can
cause massive destruction and affect climate patterns on a global scale for
decades – and a new study has found that these sites also may experience
ongoing, albeit smaller eruptions for tens of thousands of years after. In fact ...
Nov 16, 2016 ... CORVALLIS, Ore. — Forest management policies that aim to store more carbon
in the Pacific Northwest may benefit some wildlife species more than others.
According to a recently published analysis, increasing carbon storage could lead
to more favorable conditions for northern spotted owls, pileated ...