Awards and honors

Those fragrances you enjoy? Dinosaurs liked them first

The compounds behind the perfumes and colognes you enjoy have been eliciting olfactory excitement since dinosaurs walked the Earth.

Oregon State to host Summer Veterinary Experience for high school students

The Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University will host a week-long Summer Veterinary Experience for high-achieving high school students from underrepresented populations, including many from low-income families.

Deep learning cracks the code of messenger RNAs and protein-coding potential

Researchers at Oregon State University have used deep learning to decipher which ribonucleic acids have the potential to encode proteins.

OSU researchers determine why pulsed sparks make for better ignition

Researchers have learned the mechanisms behind a means of improved ignition, helping to open the door to better performance in combustion systems ranging from car engines to jet propulsion.

New species may arise from rapid mitochondrial evolution

Genetic research at Oregon State University has shed new light on how isolated populations of the same species evolve toward reproductive incompatibility and thus become separate species.

Solved protein puzzle opens door to new design for cancer drugs

Researchers at Oregon State University have solved a longstanding puzzle concerning the design of molecular motors, paving the way toward new cancer therapies.

Author, science journalist Ed Yong to speak at OSU on July 16

Author and science journalist Ed Yong will present a free public lecture at Oregon State University on microbes and the people who study them.

Oregon State roboticist brings film festival to Portland

Oregon State University roboticist Heather Knight is bringing the Robot Film Festival to Portland, on July 14, for the first time in its eight-year history.

Nanofiber-based wound dressings induce production of antimicrobial peptide

Nanofiber-based wound dressings loaded with vitamin D spur the production of an antimicrobial peptide, a key step forward in the battle against surgical site infections, or SSIs.

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