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Could This University Of Oregon Professor Restore Vision To The Blind?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2015

University of Oregon professor Richard Taylor and his collaborator Simon Brown recently patented a new technology that could restore vision to the blind - and that's just the tip of the iceberg. 

Earthquakes Off The Oregon Coast

OPB | Broadcast: June 1, 2015

Geologists say the recent activity is not usual, and no tsunamis were triggered.

Washington Researcher Is Developing Breath Test For Pot

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 5, 2014

FRIDAY: A research team at Washington State University is working on a device that would measure THC in someone's breath, similar to existing alcohol breathalyser tests. 

Northwest Technology Update

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 13, 2013

Local tech industry insider Rick Turoczy weighs in with the latest news from the Silicon Forest.

What's Next For GMO Food Labeling?

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 20, 2012

Now that the measure to label genetically modified food has failed in California, what's next for food labeling advocates?

Genetic Breakthrough at OHSU

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 29, 2012

A team of OHSU scientists has created a viable embryo with the genetic material from three different parents. We'll discuss the implications.  

Near Space in Tillamook

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 17, 2012

While Felix Baumgartner's incredible near space jump garnered the world's attention, a low profile company in Tillamook has been quietly working to expand its high altitude balloon facility. 

Mars Landing

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 6, 2012

After a nearly nine-month journey, the NASA rover Curiosity made its much-anticipated landing on Mars.