Friday, June 23, 2017

New approach improves ability to predict metals’ reactions with water

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The wide reach of corrosion, a multitrillion-dollar global problem, may someday be narrowed considerably thanks to a new, better approach to...

Alloying materials of different structures offers new tool for controlling properties

CORVALLIS, Ore. – New research into the largely unstudied area of heterostructural alloys could lead to greater materials control and in turn better semiconductors,...

Analyzing magma temperatures may help get closer to forecasting volcanic eruptions

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Although volcanic eruptions are often quite hazardous, scientists have been unable to pinpoint the processes leading up to major eruptions –...

Grand Prize winners selected for University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum

Michigan State University undergraduate student and a recent MSU graduate were awarded the Grand Prize by the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum for...

Renowned MSU expert on London fire

Venkatesh Kodur, MSU professor of civil and environmental engineering and a globally recognized expert on structure fires, can speak to the deadly London high-rise...

Yale and HBCUs team up to help students 'soar'

By Mike CummingsJune 14, 2017

Marijuana use among college students on rise following Oregon legalization, study...

CORVALLIS, Ore. – College students attending an Oregon university are using more marijuana now that the drug is legal for recreational use, but the...

Laura Bix: Making a difference

June 14, 2017Laura Bix is a professor at the School of Packaging in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She was appointed, and...

Study sheds light on determining surgical margins for feline tumors

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University are paving the way for more precision in determining surgical margins for an aggressive tumor common...