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Integrative Biology

Nematode discovered by scientists to prevent crop damage by invasive slugs

OSU scientists have discovered a microscopic nematode that could be an important biological control against invasive slugs that cause billions of dollars a year in agricultural damage worldwide.

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150 years of science for land and sun

Science programs have guided the evolution of research and education at OSU since its 1868 land grant designation.

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Marine Science

Surveying seafloor animals for offshore renewable energy

Marine biologist Sarah Henkel's survey of sea floor animals is helping the development of offshore renewable energy facilities on the west coast.

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Marine Science

Marine ecologist advocates for a strong, lasting ‘blue economy’

Incentive-based solutions offer significant hope for addressing the myriad environmental challenges facing the world’s oceans.

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Discovery Days is here!

On November 2 and 3, 1500 K-12 students gather for Discovery Days on campus.

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Alumni and Friends

Science graduates honored by OSU Alumni Association

Two College of Science alumni win awards from the Oregon State University Alumni Association.

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Biomedical Science

Discover: Research Highlights

New insect species, breakthrough in ALS research, big ideas in ocean protection and more...

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Biomedical Science

Biohealth science's connection to quantitative sciences

Researchers are interpreting and advancing biohealth sciences in innovative new ways by applying the natural sciences, such as mathematics, statistics and chemistry.

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The College of Science has an extensive and deep research portfolio that is globally recognized.