Corliss, OSU to commemorate 40th anniversary of hydrothermal vents discovery

Oregon State University will celebrate the discovery 40 years ago of hydrothermal vents with a two-day commemorative event.

Low snowpacks of 2014, 2015 may become increasingly common with warmer conditions

Oregon experienced very low snowpack levels in 2014 and historically low snowpack levels in 2015and research suggests that may not be an anomaly in the future.

Accepting and adapting are keys to sustaining a career after acquired hearing loss

For adults who acquire severe hearing loss, accepting and adapting to the loss play key roles in sustaining a career and thriving in the workplace.

OSU to be founding partner in national robotics initiative

OSU will be a founding academic partner in the newest Manufacturing USA Institute, a $3 billion federal and private company initiative designed to enhance advanced manufacturing.

Economics of forest biomass raise hurdles for rural development

The use of residual forest biomass for rural development faces significant economic hurdles that make it unlikely to be a source of jobs in the near future, according to an analysis by economists.

Healthy recipes and effective social marketing campaign improve eating habits

The Food Hero social marketing campaign is an effective way to help low-income families eat more nutritious meals through fast, tasty, affordable and healthy recipes, new studies show.

West Coast record low snowpack in 2015 influenced by high temperatures

The western-most region of the continental United States set records for low snowpack levels in 2015 and scientists point the finger at high temperatures, not low precipitation.

Preschoolers' motor skill development connected to school readiness

Preschoolers’ fine and gross motor skill development is indicative of later performance on two key measures of kindergarten readiness, according to a study published today by researchers from Oregon State University.

Study documents staggering loss of wildlife following Amazon "Rubber Boom"

Researchers for the first time have documented the killing of millions of animals in Brazil’s Amazon Basin in the 20th century, causing the collapse of some aquatic species. Most land-based species appear to have survived the carnage.

'State of the Coast' conference set for Oct. 29

Registration has opened for Oregon Sea Grant’s annual State of the Coast conference, which will be held Oct. 29 at the Salishan Spa and Golf Resort.

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