A naturally occurring protein has been discovered that shows promise as a biocontrol weapon against schistosomiasis, one of the world’s most prevalent parasitic diseases.
The 2015-16 El Nino was one of the strongest climate events in recent history but its impact on beaches was greater in California than in Oregon and Washington.
"Superspreaders,” about 3 percent of the people infected in the catastrophic 2014-15 Ebola epidemic in West Africa, were ultimately responsible for infecting 61 percent of all cases.
OSU has spun off one of its first businesses from the university's robotics program, a company focused on legged locomotion that may revolutionize robot mobility.
Neuroimaging of the brain using technologies such as MRIs is showing promise as a technique to predict adolescent vulnerability to substance abuse disorders.
Researchers have explained how deficient levels of vitamin E can cause neurologic damage to an embryo, failure to normally develop and death – a process that can be one cause of miscarriage.
Oregon’s climate continues to warm; there are impacts on the state’s physical, biological and human-managed systems; and more studies are pointing to greenhouse gas emissions as the reason for these climate trends and events.
A new way of looking at pollutant transport has quadrupled the estimate of global lung cancer risk from one pollutant, to a level double that allowed by the World Health Organization.
The separation of uranium, a key part of the nuclear fuel cycle, could potentially be done more safely and efficiently through a new technique developed at OSU.
Researchers have discovered an insect preserved in amber with a triangular head, almost-alien and “E.T.-like” appearance and features so unusual it has been placed in its own scientific “order.”
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