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Six from OSU receive Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards

Ian Morelan received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to study at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology during 2017-18. Congratulations, Ian!

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Inspiration Dissemination

Sarah Alto and Antonio Gomez appeared on recent installments of "Inspiration Dissemination," a radio talk show on Oregon State's KBVR-FM. Learn more about these IB grad students and their research.

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Short-term sex strategy for male garter snakes connected to shorter, brutish life

Bob Mason and collaborators, including Chris Friesen (PhD, 2012, OSU Zoology), have discovered that an annual three-week frenzy of non-stop sexual activity without eating is connected to shorter lives and degraded bodies in male garter snakes.

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Tick in Amber Said to Contain Oldest Mammalian Blood Cells Ever Found

George Poinar's new discovery in a specimen of fossilized amber reveals a tick gorged with blood. It's estimated to be 15 to 45 million years old, which would make it the oldest preserved mammalian blood cell specimen.

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Recovering predators and prey

Mark Novak co-authored a paper in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution in which his research shows that restoring predator and prey species simultaneously speeds the recovery of both.

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