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Reposted from impact.science.oregonstate.edu A seniors gut decision in high school to major in physics holds steady four years later Looking back on his gut decision in high school to major in physics after taking a class in it, graduating senior Abe Teklu remains somewhat mystified. I guess I was just really confident, he laughs. Abe… Continue reading
The Ostroverkhova group’s work on bee vision had attracted a lot of attention! KATU has an interview with Oksana Ostroverkhova at: https://katu.com/news/local/wild-bees-are-attracted-to-blue-fluorescent-light-oregon-state-university-research-finds Sci-news has an article http://www.sci-news.com/biology/bees-blue-fluorescent-light-06121.html and there is a press release to go with their recent paper in Journal of Comparative Physiology A. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00359-018-1269-x CORVALLIS, Ore. Researchers at Oregon State University have… Continue reading
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Jim Ketter, who served as lab guru and instructor for many years, passed away on June 6th 2018. Jim joined our department in 2005 after a varied career as a geophysicist, high school teacher, graduate student and physics instructor at LBCC and Oregon State. He was a warm and sensitive instructor and the go-to gadget… Continue reading
See the IMPACT article (link below) for a long writeup on the Gilfillan Lecture that Prof. Manogue gave on April 5th. But here is the video https://youtu.be/U23SnDlqOHQ. Gilfillan Lecture: Catalyzing the transformation of science learning
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The Ostraverkhova group’s work on xylindein, an organic semiconductor produced naturally by fungi, has been featured in a press release. http://today.oregonstate.edu/news/fungi-produced-pigment-shows-promise-semiconductor-material June 5, 2018 CORVALLIS, Ore. Researchers at Oregon State University are looking at a highly durable organic pigment, used by humans in artwork for hundreds of years, as a promising possibility as a… Continue reading
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