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

Peers rate women with sexy profile pics as less attractive, competent 

Recent News Releases

OSU News Release
07/18/2014

The OSU Board of Trustees on Friday approved the university’s operating budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, and also approved new degree programs in robotics and religious studies.

OSU News Release
07/17/2014

Lipoic acid may have such a wide range of biological effects because it helps to restore more normal circadian rhythms, which often decline with age.

OSU News Release
07/15/2014

OSU chemists have developed a new technology to tell whether a common malaria medication is genuine, and it could save thousands of lives.

OSU News Release
07/14/2014

Research suggests that antibiotics are probably being used more than is appropriate in hospice patients, sometimes making life for the terminally ill worse instead of better.

OSU News Release
07/14/2014

Girls and young women who post sexy or revealing photos are viewed by their female peers as less attractive and less competent, research shows.

Events

da Vinci Days presentation at the Majestic

Oregon State researchers will give presentations at the Majestic Theater this week in affiliation with da Vinci Days. The annual festival has been cancelled, but presentations will beon Tuesday and Wednesday evenings on topics such as monitoring chemical exposure, nanotechnology and innovative materials. A "Rapid Fire Science Pub" and a "Science Demo Civil War" are among events planned for Wednesday. For a schedule, see http://www.davincidays.org/news/a-majestic-da-vinci-days.