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Meet Montgomery

Posted by: | December 21, 2015 Comments Off on Meet Montgomery |

Meet Montgomery, the new resident giant Pacific octopus at the Hatfield Marine Science Center Visitor Center in Newport. He was introduced to visitors last week and is proving to be a gregarious, active animal – especially at feeding times (Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 1 pm. Next week is the perfect time to stop by […]

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New methods find bacterial infection, not virus, associated with 2009 harbor seal deaths

Posted by: | December 21, 2015 Comments Off on New methods find bacterial infection, not virus, associated with 2009 harbor seal deaths |

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A study by microbiologists at Oregon State University has concluded that an unsuspected bacterial infection, rather than a viral disease, was associated with the stranding and death of seven harbor seals on the California coast in 2009. The research, made with a powerful investigative method called “meta-transcriptomics,” found a high incidence of […]

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Happy holidays …

Posted by: | December 21, 2015 Comments Off on Happy holidays … |

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