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Archive for March 25th, 2008

Synthetic Organic Chemistry Star Makes Headlines

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Rich Carter is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at OSU. He studies synthetic organic chemistry, publishes like mad, runs a big lab, teaches and oh yes, raises a family. He’s one of those people who, when you meet him, you wonder what the heck you’ve been doing with your life. His latest achievement is his breakthrough […]

Parasites Found on Ducks! Beavers Not Surprised!

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Jerri Bartholomew, PhD and professor of microbiology at OSU studies fish parasites. In a study announced today and  published in the International Journal of Parasitology, she identifies nine cases of a newly found species of myxozoa in ducks. It would be unsportsmanlike to say that we’ve always known that ducks are dirty, but we’ll say so […]