All Science No Fiction
Deep-sea volcano off the Oregon Coast helps scientists forecast eruptions
Northwest scientists are going to great distances – and great depths – hoping to help us understand our volcanic risk closer to home.
Northwest science news roundup: COVID-blocking sponges, pig ears and celestial photobombs
This month’s top five Pacific Northwest science stories from “All Science. No Fiction.”
Oregon scientists are 3D printing their way to a healthier future for us all
Researchers at OHSU have developed a way to 3D print cells that can be used to understand cancer and could eventually provide new organs to people who need them.
Northwest science news roundup: Really old humans, jellyfish jets, better cookies and winter slumber
In this monthly rundown from OPB, “All Science. No Fiction.” creator Jes Burns features the most interesting, wondrous and hopeful science coming out of the Pacific Northwest.
Science news roundup: COVID-detecting bubbles, bike safety, a vaccine for breast cancer
In this new monthly rundown from OPB, “All Science, No Fiction” creator Jes Burns features the most interesting, wondrous and hopeful science coming out of the Pacific Northwest.
Oregon researchers propose innovative path forward for farming’s water woes
Oregon scientists say farmers can future-proof their livelihoods (and the planet) by pairing agriculture and solar power production in the same fields. They’ll save water and make money, all while feeding and electrifying the world.
It’s a moth, it’s a drone, it’s ‘Smellicopter’
No technology even comes close to the speed and sensitivity of insects and animals when it comes to detecting odors. Now, engineers in Washington have built a moth/drone cyborg called the “Smellicopter” to tap into that insect superpower. It combines the mobility of the drone with the scent sensitivity of moths to detect chemical leaks, explosive devices and even people buried under rubble.
The science of sleep: Pacific Northwest researchers explore secrets of a good night’s rest
What if we could harness brainwaves to get better sleep?