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The marbled murrelet is a bird of two worlds: it gets its food from the ocean but raises its young up to 50 miles inland in mature forests. Jim Rivers, assistant professor in the College of Forestry, discusses an ongoing Oregon State University research project to learn more about the behavior of this endangered species.
Hops chemistry expert Tom Shellhammer shares a glimpse into the future of craft beers as new varieties of hops and barley work their way into brewers' recipes.
Heather Knight, a researcher in the College of Engineering engages in a lively exploration of the world of human-robot interaction.
Local author Steve Carpenter explores the fungi found near the Coast Range's tallest peak.
Marli Miller, author of the book Roadside Geology of Oregon and professor at the University of Oregon walks us through the layers of geological history you'll find driving across the Pacific Northwest.
OSU Professor Monique Udell talks about her research into dog behavior with insights into their connections to humans and their links to and differences from their wild cousins.
This August we will experience the first solar eclipse entirely within the boundaries of the continental U.S. since 1776. Join Randall Milstein from the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences to learn about eclipses past and future.
Cakes, breads, biscuits and other baked goods rise to the occasion as they heat up in the oven, and the agents responsible for this feat have a surprising story. At the April 10, 2017 Corvallis Science Pub Sue Queisser discussed the history of leavening agents and offered troubleshooting tips that help bakers achieve better results.
Did the first people come to North America by land or by sea? Did they travel inland or along the coast? How does the human story begin here? Loren Davis, anthropologist at Oregon State University, shared the latest evidence for early human occupation along the Pacific slope of the New World and archaeological links between early sites situated around the Pacific Rim.
In the movies the typical robot is as soft as a tin can. But inspired by animals that slither swim and crawl engineers are designing new robotic systems as soft as skin and muscle.
From rhetoric about putting "America First" to arguments about the founding of NATO, global concerns are playing a prominent role in this year’s presidential elections.
The Oregon Flora Project provides information about the plants of the state in ways that are relevant to all citizens.
Jane Ishmael is an associate professor in the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy and at the June 6 Corvallis Science Pub, she discussed what scientists know about the effects of marijuana on the body and how it interacts with cells and systems.