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Fishing is a big industry in the Northwest, but scientists say only about 30-40% of a fish is consumed by humans. Mostly the byproduct is thrown away or sold for pet food filler. At the Oregon State University Seafood Lab in Astoria,...

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Richard van Breemen, a researcher with Oregon State’s Global Hemp Innovation Center,  and collaborators, including scientists at Oregon Health & Science University, found that a pair of cannabinoid acids bind to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein...

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Magnetite crystals that form inside specialized receptor cells of salmon and other animals may have roots in ancient genetic systems that were developed by bacteria and passed to animals long ago through evolutionary genetics.


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Dallas Cowboys football legend Troy Aikman is launching EIGHT, a light lager based in Austin.

The former Super Bowl XXVII MVP spent two years developing and researching the beer-making process and partnered with Oregon State University's Food and Science Technology Department to pore over his pour options.

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Hydrophone deployed in a tropical reef region within the National Park of American Samoa. Credit: Tim Clark/National Park Service.

An Oregon State University research team and collaborators have developed an automated method that can accurately identify calls from a family of fishes.

The method takes advantage of data collected by underwater microphones known as...