Government and law

Government and law
New dye could help police fight crime
July 2010
Thursday, June 24, 2010

0710_next01Rob Strongin’s work developing chemically complex dyes has led him from cancer to crime. Strongin, a professor of chemistry at Portland State University, made the transition after the Orange County Sheriff’s Department asked him to develop a dye that could make fingerprints on bloody surfaces show up more clearly.

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Death with Dignity, for a price
High Five
Thursday, June 24, 2010
A Portland psychiatrist plans to open End of Life Consultants LLC., a business which aims to help patients end their lives.
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EPA biomass regulations threaten timber industry
High Five
Thursday, June 24, 2010
EPA's new emissions control regulations will threaten biomass facilities, according to Oregon's timber industry.
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Solar thermal steps up
High Five
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Oregon's solar thermal industry has received $2.36 million in tax credits, and hopes to find a place among its competition.
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Oyster grower's oil spill lessons
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Monday, June 21, 2010
A Coos Bay couple's insurance battle taught them some lessons that could help threatened oyster growers in the Gulf of Mexico.
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