Oregon State research shows how tissue’s microscopic geometry affects spread of cancer

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University research has revealed a crucial mechanism behind one of humankind’s most deadly physiological processes: the movement of malignant cells from one part of the body to another.

OSU scientists taking deep dive into how microbiomes respond to human-caused stressors

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University scientists have received a $3 million National Science Foundation grant to study how communities of microorganisms respond to human-caused stress and how the responses relate to the health of the people, plants and animals that host the microbes.

 

Finding rare birds is never a picnic, contrary to popular Patagonia belief

CORVALLIS, Ore. – One of birdwatching’s most commonly held and colorfully named beliefs, the Patagonia Picnic Table Effect, is more a fun myth than a true phenomenon, Oregon State University research suggests.

Oregon State celebrates women in STEM with new film, other events

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will mark the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science this month with a two-day Celebration of Women in Engineering that includes a new documentary plus panel discussions – all of which are free, virtual and open to the public.

Oregon State University wave lab receives $4.9M to continue natural hazards engineering research

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The National Science Foundation has awarded the Oregon State University College of Engineering nearly $5 million for natural hazards engineering research at OSU’s O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory.

Master of disguise is new genus and species of cylindrical bark beetle

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A resemblance to moss, lichens and fungi made for fantastic cover by a new genus and species of cylindrical bark beetle described by an Oregon State University College of Science researcher.

New nanostructured alloy for anode is a big step toward revolutionizing energy storage

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering have developed a battery anode based on a new nanostructured alloy that could revolutionize the way energy storage devices are designed and manufactured.

Oregon State researchers take key step toward cleaner, more sustainable production of hydrogen

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Efficiently mass-producing hydrogen from water is closer to becoming a reality thanks to Oregon State University College of Engineering researchers and collaborators at Cornell University and the Argonne National Laboratory.

New flower from 100 million years ago brings fresh holiday beauty to 2020

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University researchers have identified a spectacular new genus and species of flower from the mid-Cretaceous period, a male specimen whose sunburst-like reach for the heavens was frozen in time by Burmese amber.

OSU distinguished university professor calls on Biden to restore role of science in government

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Jane Lubchenco, distinguished Oregon State University professor and former head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, outlines a “science restoration” plan for President-elect Joe Biden in an article published today in Scientific American.

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