Even small stressors may be harmful to men's health, new OSU research shows

Older men who lead high-stress lives are likely to die earlier than the average for their peers, new research from Oregon State University shows.

Greener neighborhoods lead to better birth outcomes, new research shows

Mothers who live in greener neighborhoods are more likely to deliver at full term and their babies are born at higher weights, a new study shows.

Grant will support, encourage women in academic STEM careers at OSU

A $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will be used to improve conditions for women in the academic science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, disciplines.

Fungi that changed the world featured at Corvallis Science Pub

If you eat bread, drink beer or take antibiotics, thank the fungi that make these things possible. At the Sept. 8 Corvallis Science Pub, Joey Spatafora, a leading fungal biologist, will share the often-bizarre tales of this kingdom of life and reveal how human civilization would be so much poorer without it.

OSU sociologist: Policy will determine economic impact of legal marijuana

The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on policy decisions, according to sociologist Seth Crawford.

Walmart and The Walmart Foundation award OSU grant to help boost U.S. manufacturing

OSU has received one of the first seven grants from the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund created by Walmart and The Walmart Foundation to help accelerate manufacturing in the U.S.

Racial makeup of private prisons shows disparities, new OSU study finds

A disproportionate number of Hispanics are housed in private prisons across the United States, a pattern that could leave such prisons vulnerable to legal challenges.

Study: Young women with sexy social media photos seen as less competent

Girls and young women who post sexy or revealing photos are viewed by their female peers as less attractive and less competent, research shows.

OSU receives federal grant to study academic outcomes of Oregon's English learners

Oregon State University will receive a grant of nearly $400,000 from the U.S. Department of Education to investigate what happens to Oregon students who begin school as English language learners.

Iron, steel in hatcheries may distort magnetic "map sense" of steelhead

Exposure to iron pipes and steel rebar, such as the materials found in most hatcheries, affects the navigation ability of young steelhead trout, according to new research from Oregon State University.