Tag: oregon state university

Fossilized human feces from 14th century contain antibiotic resistance genes

A team of French investigators has discovered viruses containing genes for antibiotic resistance in a fossilized fecal sample from 14th century Belgium, long before...

Aging men: More uplifts, fewer hassles until the age of 65-70

A new study of how men approach their golden years found that how happy individuals are remains relatively stable for some 80 percent of...
Lot's going on below the surface

Mount Hood study suggests volcano eruptibility is rare

Forecasts of when a volcano is ready to erupt could be a little closer thanks to work by geologists at the University of California,...

A future without carnivores would be truly scary

A paper released today from a team of leading scientists, including Dr. Joel Berger of the Wildlife Conservation Society and University of Montana, reports...

New compounds in grilled meat, exhaust are hundreds of times more...

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered novel compounds produced by certain types of chemical reactions – such as those found in vehicle exhaust...

Most clinical studies on vitamins flawed by poor methodology

Most large, clinical trials of vitamin supplements, including some that have concluded they are of no value or even harmful, have a flawed methodology...

Snow melts faster under trees than in open areas in mild...

It’s a foggy fall morning, and University of Washington researcher Susan Dickerson-Lange pokes her index finger into the damp soil beneath a canopy of...