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Sea star disease epidemic surges in Oregon
An estimated 30-50% of the Oregon sea star populations in the intertidal zone have the disease.
Lyme disease older than human race
Lyme disease bacteria found in 15-million-year-old amber
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

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Advantage Accelerator “graduates” moving toward successful new businesses, jobs

Jul 24, 2014
The first four companies working with the OSU Advantage Accelerator have completed the program and are moving toward commercial success.… Read full story.
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Lipoic acid helps restore, synchronize the “biological clock”

Jul 17, 2014
Lipoic acid may have such a wide range of biological effects because it helps to restore more normal circadian rhythms, which often decline with age.… Read full story.
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New assay to spot fake malaria drugs could save thousands of lives

Jul 15, 2014
OSU chemists have developed a new technology to tell whether a common malaria medication is genuine, and it could save thousands of lives.… Read full story.



Climate Change and Ocean Acidification

Scientists and Teachers in Education Partnerships (STEPs) is back with another free summer workshop to introduce educators to current research underway on the science and impacts of



 Join us for a discussion with Dr. Henry Warchall, Deputy Division Director of NSF’s Division of Mathematical Science. This special colloquium is for mathematics and statistics faculty and


Biological Motions through the Lens

Join biological physicists Drs. Weihong Qiu and Bo Sun to explore the new Advanced Light Microscopy Facility at OSU. Learn how researchers use advanced microscopy methods to observe the actions of…
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