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Hot Times in the City?
Climate Central has an interactive feature at the Huffington Post allowing Americans to determine "How Hot Will Summer Be In Your City In 2100?" Summer high temperatures were calculated for 1,001 U.S. cities with 1986-2005 data from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Paul Risser dies; 13th president of OSU
Oregon State University says Paul Risser, who served as the school's 13th president from 1996 to 2002, has died at age 74. Current university President Ed Ray said in a statement that Risser led the school during a time of transition, helping to re-energize the athletics program, increase enrollment and guide OSU through "difficult financial ... (more)
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Union Democrat
Resident artist unveils show
As part of the Tuolumne County Arts Alliance's 44th birthday party from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, artist-in-residence Sarah Anne Graham will open a new show, "Paper, Print and Painting," at the George Post Community Gallery.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
School notes for July 8, 2014
Kelsey Kuhta of Camas has been accepted into the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 Summer Seminar.
By the Horns
Trainer Fred Tedeschi No Longer With the Bulls
According to KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bulls's head athletic trainer, Fred Tedeschi has left the Chicago Bulls to become the head trainer at Oregon State University.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
SAR11, oceans' most abundant organism, has ability to create methane
The oxygen-rich surface waters of the world's major oceans are supersaturated with methane - a powerful greenhouse gas that is roughly 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide - yet little is known about the source of this methane.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Storm King Fire: Fatal in four hours
Published Jul 4, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Jul 5, 2014 at 07:19PM Deadly in minutes: 14 firefighters - including 9 Prineville Hotshots - could not escape when a change in weather turned a modest Colorado wildfire into a fast-moving inferno Twenty years ago an elite group of firefighters from Prineville went to Colorado to fight just one of many ... (more)
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Medford Mail Tribune
Medford fire shut down quickly
Investigators suspect the fire that destroyed a vacant Oregon State University experiment station in southwest Medford late Wednesday morning was human caused.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Clean tech future: How the city of Gresham may revolutionize data center cooling
Editor's note: Sustainable Business Oregon was recently integrated with the Portland Business Journal website to reflect a changing business landscape.
Lake County Examiner Online
Daly Fund trustees name recipients
Trustees of the Bernard Daly Educational Fund held their annual meeting in Lakeview on Saturday, June 28, announcing this year's scholarship recipients through the Daly fund as well as the Amy Heryford Ousley and James Heryford Ousley Educational Fund.Recipients included 20 graduates of the 2014 graduating class, with five from North Lake School, ... (more)
Honeybees continue to face tough times in Oregon
So reports Oregon State University, which said more than one in five commercial honeybee hives didn't make it.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
'Molecular movies' will enable extraordinary gains in bioimaging, health research
An imaging technology more powerful than anything that has existed before, and is fast enough to observe life processes as they actually happen at the molecular level, has been created by scientists.
New Green Fluorescent Protein Imaging Technology Helps Make Movies Of Super-Fast Molecular Activity
Worldwide people love to watch movies. A good film can be both transporting and intimate, helping you to understand the intricate motivations of other people or revealing aspects of life you previously overlooked.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
'The Nude Beach Notebook': Sauvie Island as a place of solace and inspiration
Located about 10 miles northwest of Portland, Sauvie Island is one of the largest river islands in the U.S. and is dotted with u-pick farms and a wildlife refuge.
The Macon Telegraph
Oregon loses 1 in 5 bee colonies over the winter
The school's experts say that if that kind of winter mortality continues, some professional beekeepers may not be able to stay in business.
OSU scientists develop way to see 'chemistry in action' with imaging technology
Oregon State University researchers helped develop a "molecular movie" technology that is more powerful than anything that has existed previously and, according to OHSU, will enable extraordinary gains in bio-imaging and health research.
Infection Control Today
Research May Yield New Ways to Treat Antibiotic-Resistant TB
Scientists in the United States and India have successfully modified the precursor to one of the drugs used to treat tuberculosis, an important first step toward new drugs that can transcend antibiotic resistance issues that experts consider a serious threat to global health.
Mystery plague killing West Coast sea stars - Mon, 30 Jun 2014 PST
A mysterious killer is wiping out sea stars along the entire West Coast of North America, with 20 species affected.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Jefferson County seeks more diversity in teachers
The student population in Jefferson County is one-third American Indian, one-third Hispanic and one-third white.
Bike lanes vs. bike paths: Where you ride may make a difference in the pollution you breathe -- science roundup
Portland is No. 1 in the U.S. for its share of workers who commute to work by bicycling, according to a May 2014 U.S. Census Bureau report.