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3 hrs ago | The Ashland Daily Tidings

Science professors offer different views on GMO crops

Two scientists and educators will offer differing viewpoints on Jackson County's proposed ban on genetically modified plants in a program at 2 p.m. Friday, April 25, in the county parks auditorium, 7520 Table Rock Road, White City.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

7 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Deep Wilsonville roots

The bond between Lyman and Louise Seely contains many more threads than even their nearly 75-year marriage would suggest.


Related Topix: Wilsonville, OR, Woodburn, OR, Canby, OR, West Linn, OR, Agriculture, Science

7 hrs ago |

ODOT, county officials, lawmakers promise funding for roundabout at Forest Grove town meeting

At Wednesday night's town meeting, Edith Duku, whose niece Kiden Dilla was killed with her friend Ayan Osman in an April 7 crash at the intersection of Oregon 47 and Verboort Road, "With all due respect, from 2007 until 2014, this was a top priority.


Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Oregon, Washington County, OR

16 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Motor skill deficiencies linked to autism severity in new research

An Oregon State University researcher has found a relationship between motor skill deficiencies and the severity of the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder in very young children.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Beach Connection

Oregon Scientists Use Krypton to Study Antarctic Ice, Clues in Ice Age Questions.

A team of scientists many from Oregon and with connections to the Oregon coast have made a discovery that uses radiometric krypton to successfully date ice from the Antarctic which will then allow more insight into the various ice ages of the Earth.


Related Topix: Oregon, Corvallis, OR, Oceanography, Science, Astoria, OR

The Ashland Daily Tidings

SOU club hosts discussion of proposed GMO ban

The Southern Oregon University United Nations Club will host speaker Ray Seidler, a retired Oregon State University professor and former biosafety research scientist with the Environmental Protection Agency, at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the SOU Stevenson Union Rogue River Room, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. Seidler and local farmers will speak about the ... (more)


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tue Apr 22, 2014

American Library Association

ALCTS Virtual Preconference focuses on creating successful scholarly...

The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services will present a three-day virtual preconference designed to inform and inspire attendees to "just say yes" to developing or expanding scholarly communication programs on their own campuses and to identify content recruitment opportunities for library-supported publishing and ... (more)


Related Topix: Libraries, Pop/Rock, The Association, University, FL, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL


Oregon Institute of Technology Now Generating Its Own Energy On Campus

On April 18th, the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls celebrated the completion of two major renewable energy projects, making it the first university in North America to generate all of its own electricity and heat on campus.


Related Topix: Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, OR, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Silicon Alley Insider

This Scientific Breakthrough May Unlock Climate Secrets Of Ancient Earth

The team taking ice cores on Taylor Glacier in Antarctica. A new dating method may allow scientists to date air bubbles in ice samples back to 1.5 million years.


The Newberg Graphic

Rockwood community garden brings neighbors together - Tuesday, 22 April 2014 09:36

Rockwood is both the poorest and most culturally rich neighborhood in Gresham. For those reasons, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon and partners are working on a project that helps people in Rockwood learn to grow their own vegetables and prepare nutritious and inexpensive meals for their families.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Rockwood (Gresham, OR), Gresham, OR, Life, Food, Vegetables, Clackamas, OR

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Superman's Krypton Aids Hunt for World's Oldest Ice

Radioactive krypton could help researchers track down the world's oldest ice, filling a crucial gap in Earth's climate history.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Black Kos, Week In Review

Warren Washington is an internationally recognized expert on atmospheric science and climate research.


Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

Medical News Today

Commercial fishing injuries could be reduced by changes in processing and handling

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Oregonian

The mite saga ends at McKay Elementary; scientists rule the mites might bite

It's official, sort of, Oregon State University scientists believe the mites found at McKay Elementary have the potential to bite humans, but the results are not conclusive.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Oregon

Oregon Arts Commission fills final two positions; director's post still open

Christine D'Arcy's abrupt and controversial firing from the Oregon Arts Commission last fall prompted five of nine commissioners to resign.


Related Topix: Oregon, Fine Arts, Arts, Washington State University, Entertainment

Statesman Journal

Liz Dent named new Forests Division chief

Liz Dent has been named chief of the Oregon Department of Forestry's State Forests Division.


Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Oregonian

College Republicans offer semi-auto rifle, handguns in fund-raiser at Oregon State University

Guns on university campuses have become a hot debate in Oregon and around the country.


Related Topix: Guns

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Changes in processing, handling could reduce commercial fishing injuries

Handling frozen fish caused nearly half of all injuries aboard commercial freezer-trawlers and about a quarter of the injuries on freezer-longliner vessels operating off the coast of Alaska, new research from Oregon State University shows.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Journal


The bride-to-be is a graduate student at Oregon State University. Her fiance is a medical student at the University of Arkansas.


Related Topix: Vineland, NJ, University of Arkansas

The Oregonian

Curtis Tigard, of city's founding family, celebrates 105th birthday

Curtis Tigard is older than four of the stars on the American flag. New Mexico and Arizona weren't states yet when he was born in 1909.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Tualatin, OR