July 7, 2017 (Phys.org) Diatoms have sex after all, and ammonium puts them in the mood
New research shows a species of diatom, a single-celled algae, thought to be asexual does reproduce sexually, and scientists learned it's a common compound - ammonium - that puts the ubiquitous organism in the mood.
June 26, 2017 (OSU) New gonorrhea treatment targets enzyme needed for respiration
Researchers have identified a possible new treatment for gonorrhea, using a peptide that thwarts the infection-causing bacterium by interfering with an enzyme the microbe needs to respirate.
June 15, 2017 (Fresh Plaza) OSU develops water resistant, antimicrobial wrap
Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a water-resistant and antimicrobial edible film that has the potential to extend the shelf life of foods with wet surfaces, such as meat, cheese, and cut-fruit and vegetables.
June 14, 2017 (Capital Press) New strawberry cultivars take center stage
Oregon strawberries take center state in June, and a USDA breeder has released new ones that are vigorous in addition to good tasting.
May 17, 2017 (DocNovo News) New Bio-Sensing Contact Lenses Will Utterly Transform Our Lives
Using ultra-thin transistor technology, researchers from Oregon State University have found a way to design contact lenses capable of registering information about the wearer’s physiological state.
May 5, 2017 (NPR) Crayola Gives The People What They Want: A New Blue Crayon
Crayola's new blue crayon is inspired by the YInMn pigment discovered at Oregon State University in 2009. It will replace Dandelion, the bright yellow hue that the company is retiring.
May 4, 2017 (Oregon Business) I, Robot
In a light-filled, L-shaped office overlooking the fast-moving Willamette River, a leggy robot is hanging from a long wire affixed to the ceiling. Cassie, as the bipedal robot is named, completely dominates a viewer’s attention in this open office space.
May 3, 2017 (Silicon Valley Business Journal) San Jose medical device startup lands $76.5M in funding
Medical device startup Outset Medical has raised a $76.5 million in a Series C funding round that it plans to use to expand the use of its portable kidney dialysis machine.
April 7, 2017 (Willamette Week) Listen to OSU Professor Who Built a Robot Talk About Commercialization, Mobility and Why His Robot Walks Like a Chicken
At TechfestNW on March 24, Jonathan Hurst, the chair of the Robotics Department at Oregon State University and the co-founder of Agility Robotics, described a robot that he and his crew have built that's perhaps more adroit than any other robot in the world.
April 7, 2017 (Marketplace) Growth and balance in Corvallis, Oregon
Corvallis is wrestling with a changing economy, trying to balance issues of town, gown and growth — mainly how to use some of the college brainpower to create a startup hub, without damaging the city's culture.
Oregon State University is seeking collaborative research opportunities or licensees for a humanized mouse model for vitamin D regulated antimicrobial peptide expression.
This technology provides a scalable and reconfigurable receiver architecture for receiving code modulated signals at the receiver.
This technology describes a shared antenna interface for rejecting or passing transmitter and receiver signals.
This invention describes a new class of non-reciprocal signal processing devices.
Antigonococcal peptide inhibitors of Neisseria gonorrhoeae that act against a non-conventional new target, nitrite reductase AniA, that is necessary for N. gonorrhoeae anaerobic respiration and biofilm formation.
This technology describes a simple and efficient way of inducing coordinated sexual reproduction in two strains of the centric diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana, and two other centric diatom species, Thalassiosira weissflogii and Cyclotella cryptica
The second of two new collaborative releases from OSU Wheat and LCS, Norwest Tandem has a shorter height, early maturity and excellent yield potential. Norwest Tandem brochure
Having the plant type and yield potential of Xerpha, with the stripe rust resistance and end-use quality of Skiles, Norwest Duet has been the ideal collaboration in more ways than one. Norwest Duet brochure
Oregon State University has developed a new cultivar of yellow seeded ‘Peruano’ market class dry bean. ‘Patron’ is an improvement over existing ‘Peruano’ cultivars in that it possesses the gene resistance to bean common mosaic and bean common mosaic necrosis viruses, and bct for resistance to beet curly top virus.