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?
OPB | Aug. 17, 2015
Eleven young Oregonians are part of a climate change lawsuit brought against the Obama administration, charging that failure to act to prevent catastrophic climate change violates their rights.
OPB | Aug. 03, 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.
OPB | July 20, 2015
A new study out published in a national health care journal indicates that a large number of patients suffering from chronic pain try alternative care but don't talk to their doctors about it.
OPB | July 06, 2015
Forecasters say to expect 90+ degree weather at least until Friday.
OPB | June 24, 2015
Katharine Hayhoe is both a climate scientist and an evangelical Christian. She believes that many Americans who deny climate change are placing their politics and ideology above their faith.
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.
OPB | June 03, 2015
A new study published by the CDC finds the most statistically distinctive cause of death in each state.
OPB | June 01, 2015
Geologists say the recent activity is not usual, and no tsunamis were triggered.
OPB | May 18, 2015
A geologist spent years interviewing eyewitnesses to learn more about the science of the eruption and has just published the accounts in a new book, "In The Path of Destruction."
OPB | May 14, 2015
Oregon high school students won awards Intel ISEF, the world's largest pre-college science competition.
OPB | April 29, 2015
Bruce Mate has been studying whales for close to four decades and recently tracked the longest mammal migration on record.
OPB | Jan. 29, 2015
THURSDAY: We'll talk to Portland native Emily Petroff who made the "real time discovery" of a radio wave transmission from another galaxy.
OPB | Jan. 26, 2015
MONDAY: Michelle Trautwein, the fly curator at the California Academy of Sciences, joins us to discuss the life of mites on your face.
OPB | Jan. 20, 2015
TUESDAY: Ever since skeletal remains were found in 1996 on the banks of the Columbia river in Kennewick, Washington, the origin and custody of those bones has been in dispute.
OPB | Dec. 05, 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.
OPB | Nov. 20, 2014
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
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
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
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.