OSU student receives $132,000 EPA STAR fellowship

Christina Murphy, a doctoral student at Oregon State University, has received a $132,000 Science to Achieve Results, or STAR fellowship, from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Civil engineering society issues first-ever tsunami-safe building standards

People in and around some newly built coastal structures will be more safe thanks to national construction standards announced today that will consider the risks posed by tsunamis.

New colors, a new world of pigments continue to evolve from accidental blue discovery

A bright blue compound that was first discovered by accident has now led to the more rational and methodical development of other colors that may ultimately change the world of pigments.

Is there a right way to quit your job? Research finds some ways are better than others

There are good ways and bad ways to quit your job, new research shows. An OSU study suggests some of the preferred ways to resign to benefit both the employer and employee.

Salmon trucking success could open miles of historical spawning habitat

A new study documenting the reproductive success of salmon trucked above Foster Dam could open up miles of spawning habitat on the upper South Santiam and other river systems.

Simple test may help address $150 billion problem of post-operative delirium

Researchers have identified a simple test that can predict which surgical candidates are most at risk of delirium, a common complication following surgery in older patients.

Hatfield Marine Science Center to host ocean research film fest

A mini-film festival outlining some of the latest in coastal research and marine initiatives will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22, at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport.

Findings about protein could open door to new class of antibiotics

The first-ever detailed, atomic-level images have been made of a peroxiredoxin, revealing a peculiar characteristic that might form the foundation for a new approach to antibiotics.

System may help treat rare genetic disorder, reduce severe side effects

Researchers have discovered a drug delivery system that may offer new hope for patients with a rare genetic disorder – and make what might become a terrible choice a little easier.