OPB |Dec. 05, 2014 12:30 p.m.
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.
OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:50 p.m.
THURSDAY: The legendary Northwest author delivered an impassioned speech last night at the National Book Awards, where she received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
OPB |Nov. 06, 2014 12:45 p.m.
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.
OPB |Oct. 29, 2014 12:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: We'll hear about a new study that shows the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) found on receipts can get into the body very quickly if touched with greasy fingers — or hands cleaned with hand sanitizer.
OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 12:45 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: EarthFix reporter Ashley Ahearn reports on a coal dust study scientists have begun in the Northwest to determine what affect coal by rail might have on the environment.
OPB |Aug. 19, 2014 12:30 p.m.
TUESDAY: Portland-based mechanical engineer, musician and author Christine McKinley brings us the laws of physics like you've never heard them before.
OPB |July 18, 2014 12:50 p.m.
FRIDAY: These rabbit-related animals are an indicator species and a recent study of pikas in the Columbia River Gorge could help track climate change in the region.
OPB |May 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: Shoukhrat Mitalipov is one of the world's leading researchers on embryonic stem cells.
OPB |May 15, 2014 12:45 p.m.
THURSDAY: Oregon State University's Vice President of Research, Rick Spinrad, will serve as chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
OPB |March 31, 2014 12:30 p.m.
MONDAY: What's the best way to memorize something? Following the US Memory Championship, an expert shares his strategies.
OPB |March 07, 2014 12:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: Two of the country's largest grocery chains have joined a long list of stores that won't sell genetically engineered salmon.
OPB |Dec. 30, 2013 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is funding 11 different efforts to try to create a condom men will be more likely to wear.
OPB |Dec. 18, 2013 12:45 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: A recent study suggests a brain protein that regulates sleep and wakefulness could help reverse fatigue brought on by chemotherapy.
OPB |Oct. 16, 2013 12:06 p.m.
Researchers at OSU and other institutions are working on a new, more precise kind of antibiotic to target drug-resistant bacteria.
OPB |Sept. 25, 2013 12:40 p.m.
We'll talk with cancer researcher Brian Druker about the surprise half billion dollar challenge from philanthropists Phil Knight and his wife Penny.
Aug. 13, 2013 12:25 p.m.
Local tech industry insider Rick Turoczy weighs in with the latest news from the Silicon Forest.
Aug. 12, 2013 12:20 p.m.
A University of Oregon geology professor may have found the oldest evidence of life on land.
Aug. 06, 2013 12:45 p.m.
The Washington Department of Ecology will study the impact of a proposed Bellingham coal terminal on climate change.
June 24, 2013 12:30 p.m.
In Arming Mother Nature Jacob Darwin Hamblin shows how military science aiming to kill millions allowed us to understand a changing earth.
May 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.
Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking 1969 science fiction novel is being staged by Hand2mouth Theatre and Portland Playhouse.
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