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5 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

More than a predator: Studys finds invasive lionfish are 'terminators'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. New research on the predatory nature of red lionfish, the invasive Pacific Ocean species that is decimating native fish populations in parts of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, seems to indicate that lionfish are not just a predator, but more like the "terminator" of movie fame.


9 hrs ago | The News-Review

Editorial: Roses & thorns

Congratulations to Taylor Krussow of Douglas High School in Winston for earning All-American status at a National Cheerleaders Association camp in July at Oregon State University in Corvallis.


Related Topix: Winston, OR, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Roseburg, OR, Home Gardening, Home, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

OSU study: Few differences in organic cow health, milk

Cows raised on organic and conventional dairy farms in three regions of the U.S. show no significant differences in health or in the nutritional content of their milk, according to a study reported Thursday by Oregon State University researchers and their collaborators.


Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Life, Food, Organic Food, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Medicine, Nutrition

South County Spotlight

Photo Credit: Becki Osheim - Puralytics makes the LilyPad which uses sunlight to purify stormwater

Oregon BEST has awarded $94,000 in a second round of funding to help advance the LilyPad, a floating, solar-activated stormwater treatment device that can be deployed in retaining ponds and ditches to keep contaminants from reaching streams.


KGNS-TV Laredo

Finley Elementary Ecology Club raises funds for animal charity

When Oregon State University student Karla Garcia decided to conduct a fundraiser for the Animals Asia Foundation , she set off a wave of support at her home-town.


Related Topix: Finley, TN, Education Etc.


Sunlight, not microbes, key to CO2 in Arctic

The vast reservoir of carbon stored in Arctic permafrost is gradually being converted to carbon dioxide after entering the freshwater system in a process thought to be controlled largely by microbial activity.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

OSU expert: Legal marijuana's fiscal impact hazy

The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Oregon Government, Oregon

Willamette Week

What Makes a Marionberry a Marionberry?

Oregon's soon-to-be state food is a cross between the Chehalem and Olallie blackberries.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Scrappy Oregon startup to test its wave-energy device this summer

M3 Wave's CEO Mike Morrow stands in his backyard in front of a prototype wave-energy device similar to the one he plans to deploy for ocean testing at the end of August.


Related Topix: Salem, OR, Photography, Arts, Astoria, OR

Dear Kitty

Good Chinese crested tern news update

Chinese Crested Terns on the Jiushan Islands have had a second and even more successful year: at least 43 Chinese Crested Terns arrived and stayed on the island of Tiedun Dao this breeding season , and at least 20 breeding pairs were formed.


Related Topix: World News, China, Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Lionfish Characteristics Make Them More...

Image Caption: In this image, Kurt Ingeman, a researcher from Oregon State University, surveys reefs in the Bahamas to study the predatory nature of lionfish.


Daily Times

Eat leafy vegetables to reset biological clock : August 17, 2014,

CORVALLIS/OREGON, United States - Lipoic acid, found at higher levels in organ meats and leafy vegetables such as spinach and broccoli, may help reset and synchronise circadian rhythms or the "biological clock" found in most life forms, according to a study.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables

Sat Aug 16, 2014


Best Dining Flavors in Corvallis, Oregon

This week Corvallis, Oregon, was ranked the 10th best college town in the U.S. - in good company with Boulder, Ann Arbor, Berkeley and Chapel Hill but each for entirely different reasons.


Related Topix: Corvallis, OR, us Travel, Travel, Life, Gourmet, Food, Wine, Drink


Marysville woman raising funds to spend 11 months ministering abroad

It was the mission trip that called her. Amy Davis knew she was signing up to visit 11 countries in 11 months.


Related Topix: Marysville, WA, Education Etc., World News, Kenya, Africa,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Tigard elections: Cook running unopposed for mayor, two file for city council

Two prospective city councilors and one mayoral candidate have filed with the Tigard city recorder for the November election.


Related Topix: Washington County, OR

Oregon's three big public universities among nation's most gay-friendly

Portland State University students and staff from the school's Queer Resource Center pose with Orange is the New Black actress LaVerne Cox after her appearance at PSU.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Portland State University, Transgender, University of Oregon, Southern Oregon University

OSU wins grant for manufacturing innovation

OSU was named Thursday to receive one of the first seven research grants from the Wal-Mart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund, given in collaboration with the U.S. Conference of Mayors.


Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Oregonian

Hurry if you want to plant fall and winter vegetables: Gardening basics

Even though your summer vegetables are growing like mad, July through mid-August is time to plant many of your fall garden seeds like spinach in the Pacific Northwest.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science


Edudemic Announces 2014's Affordable Online Colleges

Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014.


Related Topix: University of Florida, State University, AR, Old Dominion University, Florida International University, University of Arkansas


Lionfish characteristics make them more 'terminator' than predator

New research on the predatory nature of red lionfish, the invasive Pacific Ocean species that is decimating native fish populations in parts of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, seems to indicate that lionfish are not just a predator, but more like the "terminator" of movie fame.