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Daily Astorian: Network of experts, volunteers responds to strandings

This article is excerpts from a full story published in the Daily Astorian

The Seaside Aquarium and Portland State University oversee the North Coast for the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network.

American Association for the Advancement of Science: Jessica Hebert has a passion for placental research ... and pirates?

Jessica Hebert is a doctoral student in the Department of Biology at Portland State.

Portland Monthly: Zombie Vaccines! How PSU Is Leveraging Undead Viruses to Cure Diseases

Virologists at Portland State University weren’t necessarily trying to create zombie viruses. But in a lab experiment gone happily awry, they discovered how to “kill” viruses by coating them in silica, a glasslike substance, and then bring them back to life.

Spiders lurk in your home and garden (and that's good)

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Let's start with the good news:

Mitch Cruzan, Biology faculty, was interviewed by KBOO community radio in Portland, and some of his interview was broadcast May 20.

Mitch Cruzan, Biology faculty, was interviewed by KBOO community radio in Portland, and some of his interview was broadcast May 20

Todd Rosenstiel, Biology faculty, presented the Sigma Xi lecture "How to Green a Continent: The Surprising Role of Moss in Engineering a Warming Antarctica" on May 19.

Todd Rosenstiel, Biology faculty, presented the Sigma Xi lecture "How to Green a Continent: The Surprising Role of Moss in Engineering a Warming Antarctica" on May 19.

Tom Hancock, Biology, hosted 38 students from the Gladstone High School Human Anatomy and Physiology course in the Human Anatomy and Physiology labs at the Collaborative Life Sciences Building. They were exposed to working with real human bodies and the a

Tom Hancock, Biology faculty, hosted 38 students from the Gladstone High School Human Anatomy and Physiology course in the Human Anatomy and Physiology labs at the Collaborative Life Sciences Building. They were exposed to working with real human bodies and the advantages that these donors provide to aspiring clinicians. They were given a close look at human brains and lungs, and shown how to conduct and analyze an electrocardiogram.

Deborah Lutterschmidt and Suzanne Estes, Biology faculty, both won Outstanding Scientific Researcher Awards this year from the Columbia-Willamette Chapter of Sigma Xi.

Deborah Lutterschmidt and Suzanne Estes, Biology faculty, both won Outstanding Scientific Researcher Awards this year from the Columbia-Willamette Chapter of Sigma Xi.

StoneStable, Inc.

Portland start-up StoneStable, Inc. is using technology developed at Portland State University to change the way vaccines are stored during transport.
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Luis Ruedas, Biology faculty, presented a paper titled “Resource Challenges for Small Institutions” at the National Science Foundation-funded Integrated Digitized Biocollections Network Workshop on Strategies for Vertebrate Digitization, at the Cornell La

Luis Ruedas, Biology faculty, presented a paper titled “Resource Challenges for Small Institutions” at the National Science Foundation-funded Integrated Digitized Biocollections Network Workshop on Strategies for Vertebrate Digitization, at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology in Ithaca, N.Y., May 4.