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Latinx testing success attributed to use of culturally informed methods

In a new Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open paper, researchers in the University of Oregon’s Prevention Science Institute shared their findings from a study on COVID-19 testing outreach in the Oregon Latinx community. The...
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With NIH funding, University of Oregon professor dives deeper into aging research

A look into how environmental variables accelerate, slow or even reverse the aging process is the focus of a University of Oregon anthropologist whose research was recently funded by the National Institutes of Health.
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The Spillover Effect of R&D Funding

Using investments made by the U.S. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, the paper's authors develop a methodology to trace how technology generated by one firm’s R&D “spills over” and benefits other firms across both geographic...
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Researchers Use Lasers to Get a New View on Oregon’s Glaciers

The latest technology to study glaciers fits in a backpack and can be carried up steep mountains. University of Oregon researchers have developed a portable tool that uses lasers to measure the composition of glacial ice, data that can help...
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Climate Change May Be Culprit in Antarctic Fish Disease Outbreak

Climate change might be behind an unusual disease outbreak among Antarctic fish. For about a decade, University of Oregon biologists John Postlethwait and Thomas Desvignes have been visiting the West Antarctic Peninsula. They study a unique group of...
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Sea Dragons’ Genes Give Clues to Their Distinctive Looks

Even with plenty of fish in the sea, sea dragons stand out from the crowd. The funky, fabulous fish are bedecked with ruffly leaf-like adornments. Their spines are kinked. They’re missing their ribs and their teeth. And the responsibility of...
27-Jun-2022 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

To Beat the Summer Heat, New Study Finds Passive Cooling Really Works

Opening the windows at night and pulling down shades during the sunniest part of the afternoon can keep homes from becoming dangerously hot during extreme heat waves. New research from the University of Oregon measures just how big of an impact...
24-Jun-2022 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Q&A: Professor Offers Prescription to Better Explain Climate and Health

Health professionals could better communicate the health effects of climate change by using information that promotes action rather than confusion, according to a recent article by a University of Oregon researcher.
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