New brewery equipment prepares Oregon State students for automated future

Oregon State University is home to a new research brewery that allows students to learn on an automated system similar to those used by major regional breweries.

Lajtha appointed to the EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors

Oregon State University Professor Kate Lajtha has been appointed to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Board of Scientific Counselors.

Idle, uncleaned milk trucks don't compromise the quality of raw milk, OSU study shows

Raw milk quality isn’t compromised when tanker trucks sit empty and uncleaned for hours between loads, according to new research at Oregon State University.

Corvallis Science Pub will focus on hops, barley and the future of craft beers

At the Corvallis Science Pub on February 12, Tom Shellhammer will discuss how new varieties of hops and barley are shaping the craft beer industry. 

$2 million barley project gets naked for the good of the grain

Oregon State University is leading a five-state effort to develop varieties of naked barleys that are not only organic, they can also be used in a variety of ways.

Genetic markers show Pacific albacore intermingle across equator but remain separate stocks

NEWPORT, Ore. – Analyzing thousands of genetic markers in albacore tuna from the Pacific Ocean, researchers at Oregon State University have learned that just seven dozen of those markers are needed to determine which side of the equator a fish comes from.

Dietary changes could produce big offsets to carbon emissions

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Eating less meat and dairy products in favor of plant-based proteins like those found in grains, legumes and nuts could make a huge difference in how much carbon dioxide reaches the atmosphere, research by Oregon State University shows.

Seafood could account for 25% of animal protein needed to meet projected increases in demand

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Policy reforms and technological improvements could drive seafood production upward by as much as 75% over the next three decades, research by Oregon State University and an international collaboration suggests.

Timing key in understanding plant microbiomes

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University researchers have made a key advance in understanding how timing impacts the way microorganisms colonize plants, a step that could provide farmers an important tool to boost agricultural production.

Predation by Caspian terns on young steelhead means fewer return as adults

Caspian terns feeding on young fish have a significant impact on runs of steelhead in the Columbia River, according to a new paper from scientists at Oregon State University.

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