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Prehistoric Whodunit: New Technique Identifies What Killed Ancient Animals
assemblage of small animal bones

Rebecca Terry and her lab are using a technique that involves examining microscopic etchings on the surface of ancient bones to determine which kind of predator ate it.

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Oregon State names three distinguished professors
portrait of Virginia Weis

Congratulations to Virginia Weis on being named a 2019 Distinguished Professor! She will give a lecture on May 13 in the MU Horizon Room. Details to come.

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Oregon State’s renowned marine ecologist to speak at 150th annual commencement in June
Jane Lubchenco sitting between rocks

Jane Lubchenco, a world-renowned leader in environmental research and an OSU marine ecologist, will deliver the commencement address at OSU's 150th graduation ceremony on June 15.

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Vanessa Constant receives Ecological Society of America’s 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award
Vanessa Constant

Congratulations to Vanessa Constant on receiving this prestigious award! Vanessa's research explores coastal dune ecology, while working with policy, management, and science communication.

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Mosquitoes that carry malaria may have been doing so 100 million years ago
mosquito in amber

Based on his findings of specimens preserved in amber, George Poinar suggests mosquitoes could have been vectoring malaria 100 million years ago.

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