News Releases

Read news releases from the College of Agricultural Sciences:

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

OSU to host Willamette Valley Bird Symposium on Jan. 24

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Jan 20, 2015
The Willamette Valley Bird Symposium will be held this Saturday, Jan. 24, at Oregon State University.… Read full story.

Why do plankton bloom? The answer could force rethinking of ocean’s food web

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Jan 13, 2015

OSU’s Art About Agriculture exhibit open in Newberg

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Jan 12, 2015
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Study finds tropical fish moving into temperate waters

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Dec 18, 2014
Tropical herbivorous fish are expanding their range into temperate waters and a new international study documents the dramatic impact of the intrusion in the Mediterranean Sea.… Read full story.

OSU awards $70,000 in agricultural scholarships

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Dec 16, 2014
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New technology tracks carcinogens as they move through the body

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Dec 10, 2014
Researchers have developed a method to track through the human body the movement of carcinogens known as PAHs as they are biologically processed and eliminated.… Read full story.
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Scientists prepare for another wave of tsunami debris, possible invasives

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Dec 8, 2014
Tsunami debris is still arriving from Japan, nearly four years after the big earthquake, and each arriving item carries the risk of introducing non-native species to the Northwest.… Read full story.
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