Education and research

Education and research
Genetically modified wheat reignites safety debate
Must Reads
Monday, June 03, 2013

The genetically modified wheat found in an Oregon field has reignited the debate about the safety of genetically changing American crops.

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Oregon breakthrough reignites stem-cell debate
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Monday, June 03, 2013

An OHSU biologist's cloned human embryonic stem cell breakthrough is bringing up the debate over harvesting stem cells again.

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Community College growing new farmers
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Clackamas Community College's new urban agriculture program is the first in the state.

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Funding the Future
June 2013
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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0613 YS PCC 05Preston Pulliams retires as president of Portland Community College (PCC) this month, and as part of his swan song, he’s asking corporate donors and community leaders to participate in a new fundraising campaign. Launched last year, “The Campaign for Opportunity” aims to help fund educational opportunities for first-generation college students, who comprise 40% of PCC’s student population.

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Next: radioactive energy
June 2013
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

0613 NextA nuclear meltdown occurs when a nuclear reactor overheats, causing severe damage. Now scientists at Oregon State University are testing a new type of “superhot” nuclear reactor design that operates at temperatures above 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, about three times as hot as existing reactors.

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