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Lodgepole pine, a hardy tree species that can thrive in cold temperatures and plays a key role in many western ecosystems, is already shrinking in range as a result of climate change â€“ and may almost disappear from most of the Pacific Northwest by 2080, a new study concludes.
The terribly destructive earthquake that just hit Christchurch, New Zealand, was only a moderate 6.3 magnitude, but had certain characteristics that offer an important lesson to cities up and down the West Coast of North America that face similar risks, experts say.
The application of a naturally occurring pheromone to honey bee test colonies increases colony growth resulting in stronger hives overall.
A troublesome trend is occurring at colleges and universities around the country: fewer students are graduating with degrees in natural resource related degree programs.
A study suggested Tuesday that if China continued with pollution cutbacks implemented during the 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing residents could see their lifetime lung cancer risk cut in half.
Genetic research is showing that healthy steelhead runs in Pacific Northwest streams can depend heavily on the productivity of their stay-at-home counterparts, rainbow trout.
Engineers have created a new type of 'stereo vision' to use in studying ocean waves as they pound against the shore.
Oregon State Extended Campus has partnered with the College of Health and Human Sciences to launch an online bachelor of science degree in Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS).
Members of the engineering faculty at Oregon State University have invented a new type of radiation detection and measurement device that will be particularly useful for cleanup of sites with radioactive contamination, making the process faster, more accurate and less expensive.
Marine ecologists at Oregon State University have shown for the first time that tiny fish larvae can drift with ocean currents and "re-seed" fish stocks significant distances away â€“ more than 100 miles in a new study from Hawaii.
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