Sockeye salmon that evolved in the generally colder waters of the far north still know how to cool off if necessary, an important factor in dealing with global climate change.
A new study documents the ability of researchers to gather DNA from residual saliva on partially consumed salmon to the point that they can even identify individual bears from the genetic samples.
The Oregon Hatchery Research Center will host its annual Fall Creek Festival on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the hatchery, located 13 miles west of Alsea on Highway 34.
Larger, more frequent wildfires in the Great Basin have led to a decline in greater sage-grouse, which, if left unabated, could reduce the population to 43 percent of present numbers.
A new study concludes that humpback whales' fidelity to local habitats – passed on through the generations – is a key to understanding the ultimate recovery of this endangered species.
A team of OSU scientists is using new technologies to monitor the health of whales in a non-invasive manner.
Christina Murphy, a doctoral student at Oregon State University, has received a $132,000 Science to Achieve Results, or STAR fellowship, from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
A new study documenting the reproductive success of salmon trucked above Foster Dam could open up miles of spawning habitat on the upper South Santiam and other river systems.
Susan Capalbo, who heads the Department of Applied Economics at Oregon State University, has been named senior vice provost for Academic Affairs at OSU.
A 2015 Oregon State University study that linked natural-gas fracking to increased air pollution and heightened health risks has been corrected by its authors.
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