New findings suggest a genetic influence on aging into the 90s but not beyond

Variants of a gene thought to be linked to longevity appear to influence aging into the 90s, but do not appear to affect exceptional longevity, or aging over 100, a new study has found.

Gun violence prevention groups strike middle ground to meet goals

A study led by Oregon State University researchers found that American organizations identifying as gun violence prevention groups advocate for the right to bear arms and for some gun purchase and ownership conditions, which they suggest will curb gun-related injuries and deaths.

Researchers throughout Northwest look to benefit from OSU's new spectroscopy instrument

OSU has acquired a high-tech research instrument that will make its surface characterization laboratory a major resource for scientists throughout the Northwest.

Marijuana use among college students on rise following Oregon legalization, study finds

College students attending an Oregon university are using more marijuana now that the drug is legal for recreational use, but the increase is largely among students who also report recent heavy use of alcohol, a new study has found.

Enrollment in early intervention services may be influenced by type of administering agency

Many eligible children do not enroll in services to improve cognitive, behavioral and physical skills under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act,  and the rates of enrollment vary in part by which agency at the state level is leading the program.

Research aims to make artificial intelligence explain itself

Eight computer science professors in OSU’s College of Engineering have received a $6.5 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. 

Social emotional learning interventions show promise, warrant further study

Developing a child’s social and emotional learning skills in early childhood is seen as a key to the child’s success in school, but researchers are still working to understand which interventions most effectively boost those skills.

Corvallis Science Pub features talks about ocean tides, exploding stars

Presentations about the world’s tides and about exploding stars will be featured at Corvallis Science Pub in two separate events Monday, June 5, and Tuesday, June 6.

    

Maritime worker safety the focus of new OSU-NIOSH partnership

Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences has established a formal partnership with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s Center for Maritime Safety and Health Studies.

Study illuminates fate of marine carbon in last steps toward sequestration

New research explains how an ancient group of cells in the dark ocean wrings the last bit of energy from carbon molecules resistant to breakdown.

Pages