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Sunlight, not microbes, key to CO2 in Arctic

The vast reservoir of carbon stored in Arctic permafrost is gradually being converted to carbon dioxide after entering the freshwater system in a process thought to be controlled largely by microbial activity.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

OSU expert: Legal marijuana's fiscal impact hazy

The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Oregon Government, Oregon

Willamette Week

What Makes a Marionberry a Marionberry?

Oregon's soon-to-be state food is a cross between the Chehalem and Olallie blackberries.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Scrappy Oregon startup to test its wave-energy device this summer

M3 Wave's CEO Mike Morrow stands in his backyard in front of a prototype wave-energy device similar to the one he plans to deploy for ocean testing at the end of August.

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Related Topix: Salem, OR, Photography, Arts, Astoria, OR

Dear Kitty

Good Chinese crested tern news update

Chinese Crested Terns on the Jiushan Islands have had a second and even more successful year: at least 43 Chinese Crested Terns arrived and stayed on the island of Tiedun Dao this breeding season , and at least 20 breeding pairs were formed.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching

Sun Aug 17, 2014

RedOrbit

Lionfish Characteristics Make Them More...

Image Caption: In this image, Kurt Ingeman, a researcher from Oregon State University, surveys reefs in the Bahamas to study the predatory nature of lionfish.

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Daily Times

Eat leafy vegetables to reset biological clock : August 17, 2014,

CORVALLIS/OREGON, United States - Lipoic acid, found at higher levels in organ meats and leafy vegetables such as spinach and broccoli, may help reset and synchronise circadian rhythms or the "biological clock" found in most life forms, according to a study.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Womantraveler

Best Dining Flavors in Corvallis, Oregon

This week Corvallis, Oregon, was ranked the 10th best college town in the U.S. - in good company with Boulder, Ann Arbor, Berkeley and Chapel Hill but each for entirely different reasons.

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Related Topix: Corvallis, OR, us Travel, Travel, Life, Gourmet, Food, Wine, Drink

HeraldNet

Marysville woman raising funds to spend 11 months ministering abroad

It was the mission trip that called her. Amy Davis knew she was signing up to visit 11 countries in 11 months.

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Related Topix: Marysville, WA, Education Etc., World News, Kenya, Africa,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

OregonLive.com

Tigard elections: Cook running unopposed for mayor, two file for city council

Two prospective city councilors and one mayoral candidate have filed with the Tigard city recorder for the November election.

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Related Topix: Washington County, OR

OregonLive.com

Oregon's three big public universities among nation's most gay-friendly

Portland State University students and staff from the school's Queer Resource Center pose with Orange is the New Black actress LaVerne Cox after her appearance at PSU.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Portland State University, Transgender, University of Oregon, Southern Oregon University

Ledger-Enquirer.com

OSU wins grant for manufacturing innovation

OSU was named Thursday to receive one of the first seven research grants from the Wal-Mart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund, given in collaboration with the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Oregonian

Hurry if you want to plant fall and winter vegetables: Gardening basics

Even though your summer vegetables are growing like mad, July through mid-August is time to plant many of your fall garden seeds like spinach in the Pacific Northwest.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

SFGate

Edudemic Announces 2014's Affordable Online Colleges

Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, State University, AR, Old Dominion University, Florida International University, University of Arkansas

EurekAlert!

Lionfish characteristics make them more 'terminator' than predator

New research on the predatory nature of red lionfish, the invasive Pacific Ocean species that is decimating native fish populations in parts of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, seems to indicate that lionfish are not just a predator, but more like the "terminator" of movie fame.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Wahkiakum County Eagle

Warm gulf bodes poor steelhead survival

But another potential salmon nemesis - an apparent warm phase Pacific Decadal Oscillation - has made an appearance with warmer than average sea surface water conditions from the Gulf of Alaska and the eastern Bering Sea down to the so-called California Current off the coast of Oregon and Washington.

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Related Topix: California, Science, Oceanography, Weather

Newkerala.com

How Geckos, spiders move effortlessly

A new research has developed a model that defines how geckos, spiders and some insects move, cling to ceilings, and defy gravity without any efforts.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Business Journal

Oregon State trounces UO: Corvallis prevails in a civic matchup

The Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families at Oregon State University in Corvallis contributed to the city's high college-town ranking.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Business Journal

OHSU summer program aims to increase diversity in health professions

In an effort to bring more diversity to the health care work force, Oregon Health & Science University hosts a summer internship program for economically or socially disadvantaged college students.

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Related Topix: Oregon Health & Science University

Mon Aug 11, 2014

South County Spotlight

Will you click next to me?

More than 40 percent of college students can't finish their bachelor's degrees within six years - or ever - according to a report released by the American Institutes for Research this January.

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Related Topix: Oregon Institute of Technology

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