Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Costs in Oregon higher than average
November 2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

1111_CostsInOregon_DataburstOregonians face a harder challenge than most Americans in making ends meet.

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If the glove fits
November 2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

1111_IfTheGloveFitsIt’s pink, sleek, and form-fitting, the inside lined with a layer of rayon for extra comfort. It costs 30% more than similar products, but research says women will pay it for added comfort. And part of the sales of the $2.99 product will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research.

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Seed synergy
November 2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
1111_SeedSynergy_01The Portland Seed Fund turns the startup launch into a team sport, with the goal of doing a lot with a little.
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Better birth control
November 2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
1111_NextBirth control methods typically work in one of two ways. The first is via physical obstruction, and the second is through manipulation of biological systems. Now researchers at OHSU are developing a new female contraceptive that combines both.
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Potiowsky steps down
High Five
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Oregon state economist Tom Potiowsky is stepping down to return to Portland State University as chair of the Department of Economics.
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