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The Terminator
Lionfish more “terminator” than predator, a behavior that's unusual and alarming
Sea star disease epidemic surges in Oregon
An estimated 30-50% of the Oregon sea star populations in the intertidal zone have the disease.
A homerun for treating Lou Gehrig’s disease
Copper compound could extend lifespan of those suffering from the debilitating disease
Even healthy corals have viruses
Science Nation video explores role viruses might play in revealing reef decline
Fundamental science at its best
New materials neutralize chemical warfare agents (Artwork by Vicent Lopez Ballester of Valencia, Spain, residing in Corvallis)

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OSU News Release

Lionfish analysis reveals most vulnerable prey as invasion continues

Nov 24, 2014
New studies of lionfish may help researchers better understand how they, and other animal species, select their prey.… Read full story.
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“Eyespots” in butterflies shown to distract predatory attack

Nov 11, 2014
Some experiments have shown how butterflies can use "eyespots" to deflect attacks on them, and live long enough to reproduce.… Read full story.
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Lubchenco receives World Academy of Sciences Medal

Oct 27, 2014
Jane Lubchenco, the University Distinguished Professor and Advisor in Marine Studies at Oregon State University and former NOAA administrator, has received The World Academy of Sciences Medal.… Read full story.

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Statistics Seminar Series

Yanming Di, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University

Biologists study gene expression for basic understanding of cellular functions and gene regulations to address important problems in areas such


Ric Kaner Seminar

 Exploring the Synthesis and Applications of Graphene…

Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Speaker: Jen Presher , University of California, Irvine


The BB seminars are generally followed by a "coffee hour" for casual discussions over refreshments


WEBINAR: Postgraduate Career Strategies: Industry

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Kyril Solntsev Seminar

 Photoinduced processes in Fluorescent Proteins. From ultrafast to ultraslow.…
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