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Noted OSU conservation researcher to speak at Science Pub Nov. 12

Oct 24, 2018
William Ripple, a distinguished professor in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University who has drawn worldwide attention for his research on wolves and other predators, and for publishing a scientists’ warning to humanity, will speak at the Corvallis Science Pub on Monday, Nov. 12.

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OSU researchers propose CRISPR as influencer of low genetic diversity in deadly bacteria

Oct 18, 2018
Scientists at Oregon State University have shed light on the evolutionary history of a soil-borne bacteria that is so dangerous to grazing animals it is kept behind lock-and-key to prevent its spread.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Insects and spiders out to find shelter for winter

Oct 12, 2018
The insects trying to get into homes aren't going to hurt humans or houses.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Economic analysis provides watershed moment for environmental groups

Oct 11, 2018
Economists have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a positive impact on their local water quality. 

By Chris Branam | News Story

Strength of nicotine dependence tied to violations of campus smoking ban

Oct 10, 2018
Student smokers who appeared to be more dependent on nicotine were more likely to violate Oregon State University’s ban on smoking after the policy was adopted, new research has found.

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Hydrangeas play a pretty role in the garden

Oct 5, 2018
Hydrangeas play many roles in the garden, whether it's shining in a special place or creating a hedge.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Start now to get beautiful poinsettias at the holidays

Sep 28, 2018
Poinsettias need periods of darkness to color up for the holidays.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Amazon mangrove forest stores twice as much carbon per acre as region’s famous rainforest

Sep 24, 2018
Scientists have determined for the first time that Amazon’s waterlogged coastal mangrove forests, which are being clear cut for cattle pastures and shrimp ponds, store significantly more carbon per acre than the region’s famous rainforest.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Know when it’s time to pick pears and apples

Sep 14, 2018
Apples ripen on the tree, but pears must be stored first.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Land Grant Festival commemorates Oregon State’s 150th anniversary

Sep 12, 2018
Oregon State University continues the commemoration of its 150th anniversary by holding a festival that highlights the university’s contributions to Oregon’s natural resource communities and economy.

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