Oregon honeybee losses continue at economically unsustainable rate, OSU survey finds

More than one in five commercial honeybee hives in Oregon did not survive last winter, continuing a financially challenging trend for professional beekeepers.

ODFW, OSU to survey hunters about use of lead ammunition

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Oregon State University are collaborating on an effort to survey Oregon hunters about their use and knowledge of lead ammunition.

Tracking potato famine pathogen to its home may aid $6 billion global fight

OSU researchers have identified the Toluca Valley of central Mexico as the ancestral home of one of the world's most costly and deadly plant pathogens.

Humpback whale populations more distinct than previously thought

A new study concludes that humpback whales in three different ocean basins are distinct from one another, evolved independently and should be considered separate subspecies.

Study finds Oregon's most common fish at least three distinct species

A new study has found that the most common fish species in Oregon – the speckled dace – is actually at least three separate and distinct species.

Study of marine life near Newport finds no red flags for toxicity

OSU scientists examined coastal marine species near Newport for concentrations of heavy metals and organic pollutants and found no bioaccumulation of significant concern.

OSU solar projects provide cost savings, reduce carbon emissions

Oregon State University this spring has brought the largest of its ground-mounted solar arrays online as part of the Oregon University System’s “Solar by Degrees” program.

Former director of Hatfield Center Lavern Weber dies Monday

Lavern Weber, director of Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center for a quarter-century died Monday. He was 80.

OSU scientists part of national APLU report outlining research challenges

Four OSU researchers played a key role in the creation and release of a report outlining six "grand challenges" facing the United States over the next decade.

Scientists use DNA to identify species killed during early whaling days

Scientists have used DNA to identify whales killed a century ago at South Georgia Island, an advance that may help them learn how much genetic diversity has been lost among great whales.

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