Higher-than-normal fire expected in West

A new fire and drought forecast suggests that summer and fall of 2009 could be a problem - especially in California and parts of the Pacific Northwest. Extremely dry conditions, bolstered by El Nino, could lead to catastrophic fires.

From printed electronics to chlorophyll from Oregon spinach: OSU Venture Fund powers startups

A program aimed at fast-tracking commercialization of OSU research is enabling two startup companies to receive funding for products that could change the electronics display industry and help prevent cancer.