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Marine Science

OSU research discovers probiotic combination drastically improves oyster larvae survival

Oyster larvae survival rates were significantly boosted by treating them with specific combinations of probiotics, Oregon State University researchers found in a recent study.

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Materials Science

OSU startup Inpria nets $514M acquisition for trailblazing chemical manufacturing

Inpria Corporation, which got its start at Oregon State and which has attracted investors such as Intel and Samsung with its revolutionary material used in microchips, has agreed to be acquired by Japanese firm JSR for $514 million.

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College of Science

Murdock grant to advance innovations in digital chemical discovery and manufacturing

A pivotal Oregon State chemistry project – funded by a $493K grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust – will create a distinctive collaboration center for academic and industrial researchers that will bring synthetic chemistry into the digital age.

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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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OSU spinout company Inpria raises $31 million

A scientific breakthrough leads to an innovative solution for the marketplace.

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Oregon State Science, an innovation ecosystem

Scientific discovery at OSU is driven by big thinking, insatiable curiosity and out-of-the-box ideas that find a way into the economy.

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Biochemistry & Biophysics

Biochemist’s startup technology will advance wide range of scientific research

Biochemist Joe Beckman has found a new molecule fragmentation technology to allow scientists to conduct research in new ways and across many diverse fields.

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American Chemical Society-Portland Section hosts science startup forum at OSU

The Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnology Institute is hosting an all-day science forum on campus on Saturday, on April 28, 2018, to encourage science entrepreneurship.

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The quest for the next billion-dollar color

From plastics to cosmetics, the impact of our YInMn blue discovery that started with science but goes beyond the color and pigment industry.

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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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International conference showcases Oregon science and agriculture

Seventy participants from around the world gathered on campus for the 38th Annual Crown Gall Conference in October 2017. The two-day event was co-hosted by the departments of Microbiology and Botany & Plant Pathology.

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Marine Science

Oregon’s “blue economy” bolstered by longstanding partnership for fish health

A longstanding and fruitful collaboration that benefits fish health and sustainable economic growth in Oregon was recently reinforced by the five-year, $404,000 renewal of a Fish Health Graduate Research Fellowship.