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Freezing fog, black ice for morning commute; schools closed, delayed
"We're at or below freezing just about everywhere, which means freezing fog and slick roads for basically the entire area," said KGW meteorologist Nick Allard.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Quay County Sun
Oregon students, faculty using Mesalands turbines for research
A professor and two graduate students from Oregon State University are using the wind turbine generator at Mesalands Community College for research aimed at evaluating the potential impact on birds and bats that may collide with turbine blades.
Snow flurries possible in Portland today, warm up by Wednesday
PORTLAND The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for possible snow flurries in the Portland Metro area Monday afternoon.
Federal report shows many Oregon beaches eroding
Many of Oregon's beaches are eroding faster than in recent decades because of a combination of less sand coming out of rivers, rising sea levels and bigger waves, according to a government report released Monday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Will there be school Tuesday? Depends on where you live
Will there be school Tuesday? Friday's snowfall stuck around all weekend and claimed a second day of school on Monday.
Scientists offer new insights on controlling nanoparticle stability
The information, they say, could help to maintain a desired, integral property in nanoparticles used in electronic devices, where stability is important, or to design them so they readily condense into thin films for such things as inks or catalysts in electronic or solar devices.
The La Grande Observer
Blueberry tree could prove useful novelty for gardeners
Gardeners who like to experiment with unique plants will want to keep an eye out in a few years for a blueberry tree created by Oregon State University.
Weather update: Oregon State University closed; University of Oregon to open late
Friends and housemates of Oregon State student Jason Coulter, 19, of Hillsboro, "playfully" bury his pick-up truck in a parking lot next to the Antioch Christian Co-op house on the OSU campus in Corvallis Friday.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Medford Mail Tribune
Christmas tree: Choosing beyond Douglas- and noble firs
Perhaps the green branches of the well-loved Douglas-fir or noble fir delight you.
The Daily Democrat
International fruit pest targeted by UCDavis genome research
The spotted wing drosophila, a major pest that targets berries and cherries and other fruits in the United States, Canada and Europe, is itself being targeted, thanks to groundbreaking genome sequencing at UC Davis and a public-access Web portal hosted at Oregon State University.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Portland residents deal with cold weather as life goes on: Tom Hallman at large
Only two kinds of people ventured out Saturday morning in the Portland area: Those who had to be out in the 24-degree weather and those who wanted to be.
KBCI CBS 2
Americans uninformed about fracking, says new study
Most Americans have heard little or nothing of the oil and gas production process called hydraulic fracturing, and many don't know if they support or oppose it, according to a new paper by researchers from Oregon State, George Mason and Yale universities.
Gardening basics: Grafted blueberry tree grows in Aurora
A grafted blueberry tree grows in a test plot at Oregon State University's North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
List of closures, postponements, cancellations and warming centers
Battle of the Bands concert at Salem Public Library Several Salem Health clinics are closed including: Parkside Clinic at 966 12th St SE; River Road South Clinic at 2925 River Rd S; and the Edgewater Clinic at 1049 Edgewater St NW are closed.
Oregon State to close at noon due to snow
CORVALLIS, Ore. Oregon State University will close its main campus in Corvallis at noon Fridday because of excessive snow that is becoming packed, creating hazardous conditions.
In six locations across the country, in-plants have been gathering over the past month for one-day networking forums.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Latina Youth Resist Body Image Issues, Study Shows
"The media creates a lot of body dissatisfaction, specifically in teen girls," says Elizabeth Daniels, co-author of a new study, which finds that ethnic identification may help Latina adolescents find better satisfaction in their bodies.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Fruit Pest Targeted by Genomic Research
The work is expected to accelerate basic and applied research, leading to better monitoring and control strategies for the pest.
Recognize these 2? Couple possible suspects in campus thefts
The suspects swiped two wallets and a Mac laptop from campus, then used one of the stolen debit cards to buy a power cord for the computer.
Using C++ AMP to Perform Millions of Experiments in Hours Instead of Weeks
Continuing with the series of post on how customers are using C++ AMP, we are happy to publish the following guest blog post from Matthew Crews, a research student at Oregon State University.