The earthquake and tsunami a year ago in Japan have helped U.S. researchers better understand the magnitude of challenges facing the U.S. on the Cascadia Subduction Zone.
An OSU-led research team is looking at potential environmental impacts of offshore wind energy turbines and platforms - the first step in a new effort to tap wind for energy.
Debris from the Japanese tsunami is still on target to arrive at the end of 2012 and an Oregon State University expert says there should be little danger of radiation.
A wearable device developed at OSU will be able to monitor vital signs such as heart rate and respiration, and when further miniaturized could have important applications in research, diagnostics and patient care.
Pyrite, or "fools gold," has helped researchers discover some new and inexpensive materials for use in producing solar energy.
Tsunamis can cause devastation on land, but in some areas also wreak havoc on offshore coral reefs.
A "candle" image developed as an iPhone app by an OSU computer science student surged in popularity after the death of Steve Jobs, and is being seen around the world.
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