OSU to join National Science Foundation "Innovation Corps"

OSU has been chosen to be one of 36 academic institutions in the nation that's an Innovation Corps Site, part of a program operated by the National Science Foundation.

OSU innovation boosts Wi-Fi bandwidth tenfold

A new technology invented at OSU can use LED lights to increase the bandwidth of WiFi systems by 10 times, and may find widespread commercial use.

Optics, nanotechnology combined to create low-cost sensor for gases

Engineers at OSU have invented a new type of optical sensor that can analyze gases, and it's less expensive, smaller and more portable than other approaches.

Expert: Artificial intelligence systems more apt to fail than to destroy

New support to study the risks of artificial intelligence is welcome, but it may not find the problems that Hollywood envisions.

Massive amounts of fresh water, glacial melt pouring into Gulf of Alaska

Rain, snow and melting glaciers in southern Alaska would create the sixth largest coastal river in the world if it emerged as a single stream.

"Distracted driving" at an all-time high; new approaches needed

Although accidents from distracted driving are at an all time high, research suggests that training programs can help prevent some of them.

"Additive manufacturing" could greatly improve diabetes management

OSU engineers have created a new sensor that may significantly improve the management of Type 1 diabetes around the world.

Nuclear "forensics" program will aid national security efforts

OSU is helping to bolster U.S. anti-terrorism and nuclear security efforts through a new graduate student training initiative in nuclear forensics, one of the first of its kind in the nation.

Map outlines western Oregon landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake

OSU and other state agencies have developed new maps that will help in transportation planning for the major subduction zone earthquake in Oregon's future.

OSU to outfit undersea gliders to "think like a fish"

OSU researchers have received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation that will allow them to outfit a pair of undersea gliders with acoustical sensors to make them "think like a fish."