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Oregon State University’s Global Hemp Innovation Center receives $1M for genetics research

Oregon State University’s Global Hemp Innovation Center has received a $1 million gift to explore hemp genomics, research that can grow understanding of how hemp may be used in health and nutrition products, textiles and construction materials.

Corvallis Science Pub features mega-rafting of invasive species

The 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami launched a flood of debris across the Pacific Ocean. At the Corvallis Science Pub on October 14, Jessica Miller, professor in fisheries and wildlife at Oregon State University, will discuss what she and other scientists learned about the nearly 300 invasive species that hitchhiked their way on the debris to Hawaii and the Northwest.

Cats, like children and dogs, develop attachments to their caregivers, study shows

Pet cats form attachments with their human owners that are similar to the bonds formed by children and dogs with their caretakers.

Researchers determine pollen abundance and diversity in five major pollinator-dependent crops

A new study provides valuable insights into pollen abundance and diversity available to honeybee colonies employed in five major pollinator-dependent crops in Oregon and California.

Increasing the abundance of a threatened or endangered species can deliver large economic benefits

A new study provides evidence that increasing the abundance of a threatened or endangered species can deliver large benefits to the citizens of the Pacific Northwest.

Flame retardant may cause hyperthyroidism in cats

Silicone cat tag developed by Oregon State University scientist measures cats' exposure to chemicals.

West Coast forest landowners will plant less Douglas-fir in warming climate, model shows

West Coast forest landowners are expected to adapt to climate change by gradually switching from Douglas-fir to other types of trees such as hardwoods and ponderosa pine, according to a new Oregon State University study.

Hidden world of stream biodiversity revealed through water sampling for environmental DNA

For the first time, researchers have used a novel genomics-based method to detect the simultaneous presence of hundreds of organisms in a stream.

Robert Schlegel exhibit on display at OSU’s Strand Agriculture Hall through September 6

“Deep Roots of Shapes,” an exhibition of paintings and sculpture by artist Robert Schlegel, is on display in the Strand Gallery at Oregon State University through September 6.

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