Oregon State Researchers Discover Compounds Contributing to Smoke Taint in Wine and Grapes 29 Jun 2022, 7:52 pm
An Oregon State University-led research team has discovered a class of compounds that contribute to smoke taint in wine and grapes.
Oregon State Survey Suggests Charismatic Songbird’s Numbers Have Dramatically Declined 29 Jun 2022, 7:49 pm
The evening grosbeak, a noisy and charismatic songbird, once arrived at Oregon State University in springtime flocks so vast an OSU statistics professor estimated there were up to a quarter million of the birds on campus daily.
One Step Closer to Fire-Safe, Recyclable Lithium-Metal Batteries 29 Jun 2022, 7:45 pm
To power our increasingly electrified society, energy storage technology must evolve and adapt to meet the growing demand.
Climate Change Is Making Plants More Vulnerable to Disease. New Research Could Help Them Fight Back 29 Jun 2022, 3:40 pm
To keep food on the table in a warming world, researchers are bolstering plant immunity against the heat.
HIGP-Developed Biofinder Advances Detection of Extraterrestrial Life 29 Jun 2022, 3:35 pm
An innovative scientific instrument may be a game changer in the search for signs of extraterrestrial life.
Climate Protection: CO2 Turned Into Methanol 29 Jun 2022, 2:51 pm
TU Wien (Vienna) has developed a chemical process that uses special catalysts to turn climate-damaging carbon dioxide into valuable methanol.
Thawing Permafrost is Shaping the Global Climate 29 Jun 2022, 2:50 pm
A new publication and interactive map summarise the current state of knowledge on the risks posed by permafrost soils – and call for decisive action.
Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Would Reduce Risks to Humans by up to 85% 29 Jun 2022, 2:49 pm
New research led by the University of East Anglia quantifies the benefits of limiting global warming to 1.5°C and identifies the hotspot regions for climate change risk in the future.
Microbe Protects Honey Bees From Poor Nutrition, a Significant Cause of Colony Loss 29 Jun 2022, 2:45 pm
Indiana University researchers have identified a specific bacterial microbe that, when fed to honey bee larvae, can reduce the effects of nutritional stress on developing bees -- one of the leading causes of honey bee decline.
Study Shows Chemical’s Extent in Fairbanks Winter Air 28 Jun 2022, 8:09 pm
A chemical compound discovered in 2019 in Fairbanks’ wintertime air accounts for a significant portion of the community’s fine particulate pollution, according to new research that seeks to better understand the causes and makeup of the dirty air.