Poor diets can affect even students from a highly educated community with easy access to quality food, a new OSU study suggests.
Stream temperatures are expected to rise as a result of climate change, but a new study has found the correlation between air and stream temperatures surprisingly tenuous.
A Governor's Task Force led by Scott Ashford, dean of the College of Engineering, has outlined a significant, long-term effort to prepare for the major earthquake in Oregon's future.
Scientists are asking coastal visitors to be on the lookout for "transponders" from Japan that are being used to track ocean currents that may bring tsunami debris to our shores.
The OSU creation of a simple pulley mechanism for implantation in human hands may some day help restore grasping function for people with nerve damage.
A compound found in hobs and beer can improve cognitive function in young mice, and continues to be of interest to scientists studying the impacts of aging on health and memory.
Annual mean temperature in the Northwest has warmed by about 1.3 degrees (F) since the early 20th century – a warming trend that has been accelerating over the past 3-4 decades.
OSU researchers are tagging blue and fin whales off southern California as a follow-up to their landmark 15-year analysis on blue whale distribution published last month.
A new study published in Science concludes that sunlight, not bacteria, is the key to converting organic carbon stored in Arctic tundra into carbon dioxide.
Researchers established a new breeding colony for one of the world’s most endangered seabirds – the Chinese crested tern – which had a global population of fewer than 50 birds.
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