"Glowing" new nanotechnology guides cancer surgery, also kills remaining malignant cells

A new system developed at OSU may improve the efficacy of cancer surgery through the use of phototherapy and a technique that "illuminates" the tumor.

Biomarker could provide early warning of kidney disease in cats

A new biomarker has been identified that will give pet owners more advance notice that their cats may be suffering from kidney disease, a common cause of death for cats

Virulent bacteria affecting oysters found to be a case of mistaken identity

Researchers have discovered that the bacteria causing problems for oysters on the Pacific Northwest coast is not the pathogen they believed it was - but instead, one that's even more deadly.

Hygienic funerals, better protection for health workers offer best chance to stop Ebola

Researchers from OSU and Yale University have outlined in the journal Science the steps they feel are most effectively going to contain the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

Compound from hops aids cognitive function in young animals

A compound found in hobs and beer can improve cognitive function in young mice, and continues to be of interest to scientists studying the impacts of aging on health and memory.

Use of dengue vaccine may cause short-term spikes in its prevalence

A vaccine for dengue fever or some other diseases like it could actually cause temporary spikes in incidence of the disease in the first years after they are used.

Research could lead to new cancer assay, aid both dogs and humans

Research at OSU should lead to a new assay for bladder cancer, in both dogs and humans, and improve treatment success.

OSU assisting in alpaca rescue operation

OSU veterinary doctors and students are pitching in to help save the lives of 175 alpacas facing serious health problems.

Amber fossil reveals ancient reproduction in flowering plants

Researchers have discovered an ancient flowering plant preserved in amber, the oldest known fossil specimen of sexual reproduction in plants.

Innovative approach could ultimately end deadly disease of sleeping sickness

A combination of bacteria in tsetse flies has the potential to significantly reduce or even eliminate the disease of sleeping sickness, an OSU modeling study suggests.

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