September 2012

Next: cool blue

0912 NextOSU chemistry professor Mas Subramanian and his colleagues unexpectedly discovered a new type of blue pigment, a compound that has since been patented.

Powerlist: Commercial real estate firms

This month's powerlist ranks commercial real estate firms by number of licensed agents.

Celluloid forest

0912 CelluloidForest 01Oregon’s homegrown film and TV businesses are getting savvier, growing up and going places.

Reaching for the sun

0912 ReachingForTheSun 01Photographer Matthew Ginn documents the building of the Baldock Solar Highway Project near Wilsonville.

Transition time

0912 TransitionTime 03Founder Seth Tibbott moves his vegetarian empire to the next generation.

For the record

0912 ForTheRecord 04Portland's niche vinyl shops defy the national trend and continue to grow.

River city success

0912 RiverCitySuccess 01Years of effort are finally paying off as several high-profile projects, like a new shipping dock and a festival park, are finally realized.