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Beetles pollinated orchids millions of year ago, fossil evidence shows

George Poinar has identified beetles fossilized in amber with orchid pollen in their mouthparts.

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OSU adaptation of free biology textbook may annually save students $100K

Lindsay Biga and Devon Quick are helping to adapt a free online human anatomy and physiology textbook, which may save students $100,000 annually in textbook costs.

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Scared out of its skin, ancient insect escaped sticky doom

"The ability to quickly get out of its skin, along with being smart enough to see a problem coming, saved its life," said amber fossil expert George Poinar, Jr.

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Art meets Science on the Pacific

Sarah Henkel will set sail on the Pacific Ocean not just with her research team, but with an artist, recent fine arts graduate Abigail Losli (BFA, '16).

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Five science students nab top NSF awards

Congratulations to Shannon Hennessey, Jack Koch, Zach Randell and Michael Brawner on receiving National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. In 2016 NSF received nearly 17,000 applications and offered 2,000 awards.

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