By Steve Law, The Portland Tribune Researchers at Oregon State University found that compounds related to iron pyrite, or “fool’s gold,” might offer cheap and promising applications in the fabrication of solar energy cells. Read More
Archive for November, 2011
Nick Houtman, Oregon State University, News & Communications CORVALLIS, Ore. — When Sam Bartlett, an Oregon State University senior in chemistry, put on his lab coat, goggles and latex gloves in the summer of 2010, he didn’t expect to wind up helping organic chemists around the world. With guidance from Chris Beaudry, assistant professor of [...]
A Science Friday adviser for NPR, Lynn Dierking talks about free-choice learning opportunities outside of the classroom for children to learn science. Listen to the NPR story here.
Oregon State University News and Communications 11-2-2011 CORVALLIS, Ore. – One of the most comprehensive analyses yet done of the ancient history of insect-borne disease concludes for the first time that malaria is not only native to the New World, but it has been present long before humans existed and has evolved through birds and [...]