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Oregon expedition looks for new species of beaked whale

An Oregon research team is on its way to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to look for a potentially new species of beaked whale. These shy whales live in remote parts of the ocean, hunting squid at extreme depths.


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Move over red Romas, a gothic new purple variety is here

The antioxidant-rich Midnight Roma was just released by Oregon State University. The tomato, created by horticulture professor and plant breeder Jim Myers, is dark purple in color with a rich, concentrated flavor. Myers explains what gives it its purple hue and how home gardeners can grow their own.




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