It's a given now that scientists collaborate with colleagues many time zones away -- not just across the nation, but all across the globe. And now UO science undergraduates can gain real-world international experience that will prepare them for an increasingly globalized future.
Milkshakes have an interesting tale to tell: Overweight women may not enjoy their food as much as their leaner counterparts.
The UO Provost's Office has convened a Science Council to advise the provost and UO president on issues related to science research, including national and international trends and developments in the sciences.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, meet your real-life counterpart, "Louis." In January 1886, the same month Robert Louis Stevenson published his tale of a prominent London physician with a split personality, another British author wrote about Louis and his "multiplex personality."
Conventional wisdom says that there's no such thing as a sure thing. Except for earthquakes in California.
A study released by the U.S. Geological Survey in April 2008 predicts that California has a 99.7 percent probability of experiencing a 6.7 magnitude earthquake sometime in the next 30 years.
If you compare a lush Amazon rain forest full of orchids and ferns to the icy South Pole, it's clear that not all ecosystems are created equal. One is full of diverse plant species; the other appears comparatively barren. UO biologist Jessica Green
and her colleagues wondered if the same patterns might appear on the microbial scale.