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Free fishing day set June 6 at Oregon Hatchery Research Center

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May 19, 2015
The Oregon Hatchery Research Center will offer a free fishing day and open house on Saturday, June 6, at the center.… Read full story.

OSU ranks 9th in agriculture and forestry among 200 universities globally

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May 18, 2015

Fracking may affect air quality and human health, OSU study finds

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May 13, 2015

Taste the latest local products June 2 at OSU's Food Innovation Center

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May 13, 2015

OSU teaches Portland’s Hispanic community about healthy eating

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May 12, 2015

OSU scientists develop improved way to assess cancer risk of pollutants

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May 11, 2015
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Solomon Islands dolphin hunts cast spotlight on small cetacean survival

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May 6, 2015
A new study on the impact of ‘drive-hunting’ dolphins in the Solomon Islands is casting a spotlight on the increasing vulnerability of small cetaceans around the world.… Read full story.

Oregon State receives $1 million gift for research brewery

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Apr 17, 2015

OSU scientists invent rain-resistant coating that cuts cherry cracking in half

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Apr 16, 2015
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Longest mammal migration raises questions about distinct species

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Apr 15, 2015
Scientists have documented the longest migration of a mammal ever recorded, by a whale identified as a critically endangered species that raises questions about its status.… Read full story.
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Mechanism outlined by which inadequate vitamin E can cause brain damage

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Apr 13, 2015
Researchers at OSU have identified some of the mechanisms by which inadequate vitamin E can cause neurological damage.… Read full story.

OSU uses unmanned aircraft to take temperatures up in the air

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Apr 7, 2015

Climate change, plant roots may accelerate carbon loss from soils, say OSU researchers

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Apr 3, 2015

Baby boomers dance and cook their way to health in new OSU program

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Apr 2, 2015

OSU’s Seed to Supper program teaches low-budget vegetable gardening

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Mar 2, 2015
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Fish native to Japan found in Port Orford waters

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Feb 25, 2015
A team of scientists from OSU and ODFW is studying an unusual fish captured alive in a crab pot near Port Orford this week called a striped knifejaw that is native to Japan.… Read full story.
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Climate change may affect tick life cycles, Lyme disease

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Feb 17, 2015
A new study suggests that climate change is altering life cycles of blacklegged ticks, which could increase transmission of certain pathogens, including the bacterium that causes Lyme disease.… Read full story.

OSU to host small farms conference Feb. 28

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Feb 12, 2015
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Study finds lamprey decline continues with loss of habitat in Oregon

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Feb 10, 2015
A new study has found that both the population and habitat of Pacific lamprey - an ecologically and culturally important species - are declining in western Oregon.… Read full story.

Another reason to drink wine: it could help you burn fat

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Feb 5, 2015
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