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Gray whales experience major population swings as a result of Arctic conditions, research shows

Dynamic and changing Arctic Ocean conditions likely caused three major mortality events in the eastern North Pacific gray whale population since the 1980s, a new study has found.
12-Oct-2023 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Linked faults explain ancient mythology and inform plans for world’s longest suspension bridge

New research from the University of Oregon unpacks the geology behind lore, showing how seismically active faults on either side of the straight interact to create a narrow marine passage filled with geologic hazards.
27-Sep-2023 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New tools for teachers to address math learning loss

University of Oregon researchers have developed research-based programs to identify students who struggle with numbers in kindergarten, provide support at the whole-class level and equip families with home-based interventions.
18-Sep-2023 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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First ever subduction zone research center to open, diversify geoscience workforce

The University of Oregon-led, multi-institution center will advance understanding of the Cascadia subduction zone and improve earthquake resiliency in the Pacific Northwest.
8-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New study will compare microbes on fresh produce from gardens versus supermarkets

New University of Oregon research will investigate how microbes found on produce affect the gut microbiome, and compare how those microbes differ between produce from a home garden versus those from the supermarket.
21-Aug-2023 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Beneficial bacteria sense gut mucus to stay in line

The findings point to possible mechanisms behind intestinal conditions like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and also suggest avenues to develop more effective probiotics.
17-Aug-2023 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Oregon study will engage rural, Indigenous groups on climate issues

A University of Oregon research team has landed a $3 million federal grant to work with Indigenous and rural communities in Oregon to find ways of reducing climate-changing carbon in the atmosphere in ways that build trust with historically...
7-Aug-2023 7:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tunable “Affibodies” Offer a New Approach to Healing Bone Fractures

University of Oregon researchers have developed a system to get that protein to the site of injury and release it gradually over time.
1-Aug-2023 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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