Education and research

Education and research
OSU scientists create new purple tomato
April 2013
Monday, April 01, 2013

0413 NextTomatoes owe their red color to carotenoids, a group of fat-soluble pigments rich in antioxidants. Now scientists at Oregon State University have created a new, purple tomato — “Indigo Rose” — that owes its eggplant color to another class of nutrient-heavy pigments called “anthocyanins.”

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Bill would give free tuition to OHSU students that practice in rural areas
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Thursday, March 28, 2013

A proposed Oregon bill would fund tuition and fees for OHSU students who practice in rural or underserved areas after graduation.

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Knight program helps students design shoes
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Thursday, March 21, 2013

A class at Portland's Catlin Gabel School funded by the Knight Family Scholars Program helps students design shoes.

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OSU researchers find new use for grape pulp
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Friday, March 15, 2013

Oregon State University researchers have discovered ways to convert pulp from crushed wine grapes into usable products.

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Bonneville has $3.5M for researchers
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Wednesday, March 06, 2013

The Bonneville Power Administration wants to develop more efficient ways to develop and deliver energy, and has $3.5 million available for new projects.

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