New technology tracks carcinogens as they move through the body

Researchers have developed a method to track through the human body the movement of carcinogens known as PAHs as they are biologically processed and eliminated.

Scientists prepare for another wave of tsunami debris, possible invasives

Tsunami debris is still arriving from Japan, nearly four years after the big earthquake, and each arriving item carries the risk of introducing non-native species to the Northwest.

Science study links greenhouse gases to African rainfall

A new study published this week in Science links increases in greenhouse gases during a warming climate after the last ice age to increases in African rainfall.

Atmospheric carbon dioxide used for energy storage products

OSU researchers have found a way to make high-tech electronic materials out of a resource we have too much of - atmospheric carbon dioxide.

PNAS study: Ocean biota responds to global warming

A new study suggests that the ocean may absorb carbon dioxide more efficiently than previously thought, but it may come at a cost - decreased oxygen in ocean environments.

Lionfish analysis reveals most vulnerable prey as invasion continues

New studies of lionfish may help researchers better understand how they, and other animal species, select their prey.

Biomarker could provide early warning of kidney disease in cats

A new biomarker has been identified that will give pet owners more advance notice that their cats may be suffering from kidney disease, a common cause of death for cats

New technology may speed up, build awareness of landslide risks

A new way to use lidar technology could revolutionize the understanding of landslides around the world, and reveal them in some areas to be far more pervasive than ever before understood.

Virulent bacteria affecting oysters found to be a case of mistaken identity

Researchers have discovered that the bacteria causing problems for oysters on the Pacific Northwest coast is not the pathogen they believed it was - but instead, one that's even more deadly.

New advance in cryopreservation could change management of world blood supplies

OSU engineers have identified a way to speed up the processing of frozen blood, which may have significant impacts on management of the world blood supply.