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12 hrs ago | Newswise
Dr. William A. Powell, a professor and director of the Council on Biotechnology in Forestry at ESF, has been named 2013 Forest Biotechnologist of the Year by the Institute of Forest Biotechnology .
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16 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise
The spotted wing drosophila, a major pest that targets berries and cherries and other fruits in the United States, Canada and Europe, is itself being targeted, thanks to groundbreaking genome sequencing at UC Davis and a public-access Web portal hosted at Oregon State University.
Nope, E.T. had nothing to with it. It was made by a dozen people, mainly Oregon State University students.
NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey presented the 2013 William T. Pecora Award for achievement in Earth remote sensing to Dudley B. Chelton, distinguished professor of Earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore.
With the onset of freezing temperatures that have descended on Oregon, rodents and bugs are looking for a warm place to wait out the cold.
Conservationists wrestling with the problem of invasive lionfish have suggested that recreationally and commercially harvesting the predatory species for food could put a big dent in its numbers.
A professor and two graduate students from Oregon State University are using the wind turbine generator at Mesalands Community College for research aimed at evaluating the potential impact on birds and bats that may collide with turbine blades.
PORTLAND The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for possible snow flurries in the Portland Metro area Monday afternoon.
Will there be school Tuesday? Friday's snowfall stuck around all weekend and claimed a second day of school on Monday.
The information, they say, could help to maintain a desired, integral property in nanoparticles used in electronic devices, where stability is important, or to design them so they readily condense into thin films for such things as inks or catalysts in electronic or solar devices.
Gardeners who like to experiment with unique plants will want to keep an eye out in a few years for a blueberry tree created by Oregon State University.
Perhaps the green branches of the well-loved Douglas-fir or noble fir delight you.
Only two kinds of people ventured out Saturday morning in the Portland area: Those who had to be out in the 24-degree weather and those who wanted to be.
Most Americans have heard little or nothing of the oil and gas production process called hydraulic fracturing, and many don't know if they support or oppose it, according to a new paper by researchers from Oregon State, George Mason and Yale universities.