Tagged: Science

Pikas In The Gorge Help Scientists Study Climate Change

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.

OHSU Scientist Pushes Forward With Stem Cell Research

OPB | May 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Shoukhrat Mitalipov is one of the world's leading researchers on embryonic stem cells.

NOAA Taps OSU's Rick Spinrad

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.

The Best Way To Memorize

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.

Safeway And Kroger Won't Sell GE Salmon

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.

Oregon Scientist One of 11 Trying To Build A Better Condom

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.

OHSU Discovers Possible Treatment For Chemo-Induced Fatigue

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.

OSU Researchers Make Strides In New Treatment for "Superbugs"

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.

Brian Druker Talks About A Billion Research Dollars

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.

Northwest Technology Update

Aug. 13, 2013 12:25 p.m.

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

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