NSF awards $200,000 to develop technology to treat sepsis, a global killer

Technology created at OSU may one day help prevent sepsis and save thousands of lives around the world.

Study links Greenland ice sheet collapse, sea level rise 400,000 years ago

A new study suggests that a warming period more than 400,000 years ago pushed the Greenland ice sheet past its stability threshold, raising global sea levels some 4-6 meters.

Discovery of a bud-break gene could lead to trees adapted for a changing climate

Researchers have identified the function of a gene that controls when trees awaken from winter dormancy, a critical factor in their ability to adapt to climate change.

Findings point toward one of first therapies for Lou Gehrig's disease

Researchers are getting close to one of the first significant therapies ever known for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

Animal trapping records reveal strong wolf effect across North America

Scientists have used coyote and red fox fur trapping records across North America to document how the presence of wolves influences the balance of smaller predators further down the food chain.

ODFW, OSU to survey hunters about use of lead ammunition

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Oregon State University are collaborating on an effort to survey Oregon hunters about their use and knowledge of lead ammunition.

Technology using microwave heating may impact electronics manufacture

OSU engineers have merged a microwave heating system with a continuous flow reactor to produce technology that may dramatically affect the electronics industry.

Statin use associated with less physical activity

New research has associated statin use with less physical activity among older men, which could be a significant concern.

Research could lead to new cancer assay, aid both dogs and humans

Research at OSU should lead to a new assay for bladder cancer, in both dogs and humans, and improve treatment success.

Sea star disease epidemic surges in Oregon, local extinctions expected

In the past two weeks an epidemic of sea star wasting syndrome has exploded in Oregon, creating a significant threat to marine intertidal ecosystems.

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