Research

Labratory research

The work our faculty and students do brings people healthy, abundant food, clean water, advances in health care, and a stronger economy. Our work strengthens individuals and communities, and enriches the lives of people in Oregon and beyond.

Our Impacts

Detecting drugs in a teaspoon of municipal wastewater

New research makes it possible to monitor the patterns of drug use from cocaine to caffeine in entire communities by using a teaspoon of wastewater from a city’s sewer plant.

OSU chemist Jennifer Field and colleagues have developed an automated...


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