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2011-06-13 06:42:49

With the completion of a successful prototype, engineers at Oregon State University have made a major step toward addressing one of the leading problems in energy use around the world today – the waste of half or more of the energy produced by cars, factories and power plants.

2011-05-24 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced through the Atmel University Program its sponsorship to the Oregon State University Mars Rover Program scheduled to debut on May 24 in the main lobby of the Union Bank Building in Portland, Oregon.

2011-05-23 22:50:25

College educators around the nation who are discovering the unique value of research experiences for undergraduate students now have a new tool available to them – a “program in a box” detailing exactly how such experiences can be created, used and implemented.

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2011-05-15 10:06:10

Experts say damage from storms could be reduced by better building practices and better enforcement of existing codes.

2011-05-11 00:31:59

Whether they know it or not, anyone who's ever gotten a speeding ticket after zooming by a radar gun has experienced the Doppler effect – a measurable shift in the frequency of radiation based on the motion of an object, which in this case is your car doing 45 miles an hour in a 30-mph zone.

2011-04-19 22:57:15

A new study published this month suggests that while younger Americans are more smitten with credit cards and debt than older Americans, the older generation helps enable their children by encouraging use of credit as a "safety mechanism."

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2011-04-19 10:20:14

The massive subduction zone earthquake in Japan caused a significant level of soil “liquefaction” that has surprised researchers with its widespread severity, a new analysis shows.

2011-04-12 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

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2011-03-05 11:05:00

Spring is coming soon and with it the timeless quest for morels.

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2011-02-28 11:39:18

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 – and may almost disappear from most of the Pacific Northwest by 2080, a new study concludes.


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