Ecologists Bruce Menge, Jane Lubchenco inducted into scientific academies
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Congratulations to Bruce Menge and Jane Lubchenco on their inductions into prestigious scientific academies.

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Harm from blue light exposure rises with age, OSU research suggests
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Jaga Giebultowicz, Yujuan Song and colleagues have made new discoveries concerning the effects of exposure to blue light.

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Scientist who helped inspire Jurassic Park reveals 30 million year-old microcosm trapped in amber
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George Poinar has discovered what appears to be pollination, predation and possibly parasitism within a single piece of amber.

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OSU Scientists Win $1M+ for Ocean Studies
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Congratulations to Sarah Henkel and Francis Chan for being among five OSU faculty to receive Oregon Sea Grant funding. Their research projects will help inform wind/wave energy and crab fishing, respectively.

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Seven Remarkable OSU Faculty Members
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Jane Lubchenco received an honorary doctorate from the University of Oxford, England in recognition of her outstanding contributions in ecology, conservation and policy.

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New Study: More and Better U.S. Marine Protected Areas Needed to Protect Key Ecosystems
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A new analysis of US Marine Protected Areas identified significant gaps in the country's ocean protections, according to  Jenna Sullivan-Stack and colleagues.

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The role of DNA research in society
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Listen to a podcast with The Oxford Comment,  featuring an interview with Dee Denver, author of The Dharma in DNA: Insights at the Intersection of Biology and Buddhism.

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Hike with a scientist: Oregon dunes of Bob Straub hold secrets in the sand
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Rebecca Mostow guides a reporter on a journey through Oregon's dunes and explains about beachgrasses, dune ecology and more.

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Hundreds of new native bees species added to Oregon database
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The Oregon Bee Atlas has catalogued 650 native bee species in Oregon. Chris Marshall of the Oregon State Arthropod Collection says the help of trained volunteers has been essential.

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OSU: Study shows Oregon Coast 'subtly destabilized by the pressures of climate change'
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Bruce Menge, Sarah Gravem and colleagues have published findings that indicate "climate change is threatening to destabilize ecological communities."

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