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Detroit Free Press
Ships and endangered blue whales on a collision course off California coast
Blue whales cluster for long periods of time in the busy Pacific Ocean shipping lanes off the California coast, raising concern about collisions between vessels and the endangered marine mammals, a new study has found.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Pantry provides sustenance for Oregon State University community
Landscape manager Annie Kersting is enthusiastic about her produce. "Taste this strawberry," she said.
Corvallis community pulls together to support Darkside Cinema
Paul Turner, who co-owns the theater, leans over the counter and greets them. He tells a young mother if she doesn't like the movie, she can have her money back.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
OSU names new dorm after its first African-American male graduate
Construction on the $28 million dorm Tebeau Hall is scheduled to be finished in time for fall 2014 classes.
Families of transgender children finding the path of acceptance
N.H. and his mom and sister spent a recent afternoon playing in the water fountain at Oregon State University.
Oregon State researchers investigate honeybee mysteries
Past rows of hazelnut trees and solar panels, down a gravel road and across a grass field, Ramesh Sagili and his two research students stood dressed in white beekeeping suits and shirts, with black mesh covering their faces.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Courier Mailer
David Herder: Westview student overcomes hearing disability to excel in soccer, journalism
David Herder calls soccer his "second home." It has become a key part of his identity, helping the Westview High School outside back weather adversity.
Teen jounalists get the buzz on bees at OSU
Teen journalists Nardous Bahru of Parkrose High School and Andrew Nguy of David Douglas High School donned protective suits and stepped into the buzzing of bees as they reported and photographed field research Thursday at Oregon State University's Honey Bee Lab in Corvallis.
Christian Science Monitor
Small shift in West Coast shipping lanes can protect blue whales, study says
On the clear warm sunny day in Southern California Blue whale dives and shows it's fluke in front of the Sea Breeze Cruises flagship the Triumphant during a whale watching trip on the Pacific Ocean from Long Beach, Calif., on Sunday.
The News Tribune
Health Department interns of all ages discover healthy knowledge of themselves
To contact the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department about paid internships and unpaid volunteer opportunities, go online to www.tpchd.org/about/volunteering-internships Thanh-Hau Pham arrived in Tacoma from Vietnam eight years ago, finished her junior year at Stadium High School in June and was considering summer school when she dropped by the ... (more)
Beaverton Valley Times
Parker Stables is turning out champions - Friday, 25 July 2014 10:55
Set among the rolling hills between Beef Bend and Roy Rogers roads lies Parker Stables, with 29 horses currently in residence.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Whale migration patterns could help set new courses for ships
Researchers learned the migration patterns of the endangered whales along the Pacific Coast and pinpointed just where they typically pause to forage during 15 years of tracking them by radio and satellite.
Synchronization of North Atlantic, North Pacific preceded abrupt warming, end of ice age
Scientists have long been concerned that global warming may push Earth's climate system across a 'tipping point,' where rapid melting of ice and further warming may become irreversible -- a hotly debated scenario with an unclear picture of what this point of no return may look like.
New early signs of autism identified
Researchers at Oregon State University recently found a relationship between the development of basic motor skills and the severity of autism in very young children.
High School Journalism Institute 2014 feeds diversity, fuels dreams
Miles Trinidad , a senior at Glencoe High School, works with The Oregonian's music writer David Greenwald during the High School Journalism Institute at Oregon State University.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Blue whales being struck by ships
Humans no longer hunt blue whales, but we've found a new way to put the endangered cetaceans at risk: plowing into them with our ships.
Blue Whales Roam Dangerously Close to Shipping Lanes
A blue whale killed by a ship collison is examined by Oregon State University researchers aboard their 85-foot vessel, the Pacific Storm.
Why a Scientist Is Now Attacking a 13-Year-Old's Science Fair...
The findings made by a 12-year-old, now 13-year-old, student for her sixth-grade science fair project was said to "shock ecologists" and received international recognition after confirmation was published in a well-respected scientific journal earlier this year.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Researchers develop innovative way to detect fake malaria drugs that...
It looks like a simple piece of paper and it's nearly as cheap, ideally costing just pennies.
Medical News Today
During aging, lipoic acid helps restore, synchronize the 'biological clock'
Researchers have discovered a possible explanation for the surprisingly large range of biological effects that are linked to a micronutrient called lipoic acid: It appears to reset and synchronize circadian rhythms, or the "biological clock" found in most life forms.