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Is Science Research In Crisis?

OPB | Sept. 02, 2015

A new project showed nearly 60 percent of 100 published studies in prestigious psychology journals didn't hold up the second time they were run. What does this mean for scientific research?

New Research On Carcinogenic Chemicals Combinations

OPB | June 23, 2015

A new study out today suggests that some commonly found chemicals could become carcinogenic in the human body even in low doses if combined.

New Study Testing Brain Injury Drug Casts A Wide Net

OPB | Nov. 06, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Oregon Health & Science University will lead a new study aiming to improve outcomes for victims of traumatic brain injury. Anybody is a potential subject, unless they opt out.

New Report Measures "Sheltered" And "Unsheltered" Oregonians

OPB | Nov. 03, 2014

MONDAY: The latest national federal report on homelessness suggests Oregon's attempts to reduce homelessness have had mixed results.

Questions Raised By Response To Deadly Ebola Outbreak

OPB | Aug. 13, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Bill Messer, an infectious disease expert, about the medicines available to treat Ebola and why, at this point, a focus on those could be counterproductive.

Archaeologist Uncovers Part Of Oregon History

OPB | July 25, 2014

FRIDAY: We'll explore some Oregon history with Ashland-based archaeologist, Chelsea Rose.

OHSU Explains 10 Accidental Primate Deaths

OPB | Feb. 12, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Oregon Health and Science University is taking heat from a national animal rights group for four incidents that resulted in the deaths of research primates.

OSU Researchers Make Strides In New Treatment for "Superbugs"

OPB | Oct. 16, 2013

Researchers at OSU and other institutions are working on a new, more precise kind of antibiotic to target drug-resistant bacteria.

Exploring The Implications Of NIH's Chimpanzee Decision

OPB | July 02, 2013

The National Institutes of Health announced it will retire most of the chimpanzees used in research. We'll explore the implications of the decision. 

Bringing the Secrets of Orcas Underwater to Light

OPB | Oct. 03, 2012

Scientists are trying to gain special access to the underwater lives of orcas in the Puget Sound region.

History of Your Home

OPB | Aug. 29, 2011

Have you ever wondered about the people who lived in your house before you?

New Directions in Alzheimer's Research

OPB | July 25, 2011

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference just wrapped up in Paris. What stood out there — and what new directions are being explored in Alzheimer's research in general?