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3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

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.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Life, Food, Honey, Genetics, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture

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.


Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine

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.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Oregon

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.


Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

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 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)


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Pierce County, WA, Medicine, Nursing

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.


Related Topix: Tigard, OR, Washington County, OR, Tualatin, OR, Sherwood, OR

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.


Related Topix: California, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Science Daily

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.


Chicago Parent

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.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

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.


Related Topix: Journalism, Oregon, Education Etc., Family, Teenagers, University of Oregon

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.


Related Topix: Irvine, CA, Long Beach, CA

Live Science

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.


Related Topix: North Carolina State University, Florida International University, US Politics, US News

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.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Biochemistry

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Anglo-Saxon Poetry, Google Earth, Fancy Dress Balls, More: Evening Buzz, July 21, 2014

"In a labor of love dating back seven years, [Aaron Hostetter] has translated 66 percent of extant Old English poetry - and counting - on his web-based Anglo-Saxon Narrative Poetry Project."


Related Topix: Science / Technology

WMU's Sunseeker team ties for third at Formula Sun Grand Prix, one of ...

The three-day, closed track solar race ended with the WMU team tied with the University of Minnesota, with 110 laps.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Principia College, Illinois State University

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Rice scientist part of study to map Mount St. Helens' depths

Mount St. Helens erupted on July 22, 1980. Now, geophysicists are planning to use explosions to map the volcano's interior.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Rice University, University of Texas at El Paso, University of Washington, Earthquake

The Oregonian

High School Journalism Institute 2014 welcomes 20 aspiring journalists

They might still be in high school for now, but the 20 student journalists participating in High School Journalism Institute this week could well grace the front pages of The Oregonian in the future.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Baby whale beached near Coos Bay

A 21-foot baby gray whale made its way on to shore at Bastendorff Beach on Thursday and died.


Related Topix: Coos Bay, OR, Marine Biology, Biology, Science