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Oct 9, 2012 at 7:39 AM
A French-American duo shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for inventing methods to observe the bizarre properties of the quantum world, research that has led to the construction of extremely precise clocks and helped scientists take the...
Jul 10, 2012 at 2:41 PM
While much of the world was celebrating the international cooperation that led to last week's breakthrough in identifying the existence of the Higgs boson particle, many in India were smarting over what they saw as a slight against one of their greatest scientists.
Jun 28, 2011 at 12:08 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Inkjet printers, a low-cost technology that in recent decades has revolutionized home and small office printing, may soon offer similar benefits for the future of solar energy. Engineers at Oregon State University have discovered a...
Jun 28, 2011 at 11:04 AM
Inkjet printers, a low-cost technology that in recent decades has revolutionized home and small office printing, may soon offer similar benefits for the future of solar energy.
Oct 13, 2010 at 9:15 PM
Scientists at the University of Oregon recently made a breakthrough in quantum physics that promises to change the Internet as we've known it, increasing the capacity of fiber optic communications and making networks more secure.
Oct 13, 2010 at 5:10 PM
What are quantum physics? And what do quantum physics have to do with the future of the Internet?
Oct 13, 2010 at 4:53 PM
Watch KVAL News at 5, 6 and 11 Wednesday night and KVAL.com for more on this story Scientists at the University of Oregon recently made a breakthrough in quantum physics that promises to increase the capacity of existing fiber optic communication...
Sep 28, 2010 at 10:00 AM
Compiled from Associated Press reports CORVALLIS, Ore. - An Oregon State professor won one of 23 prestigious "genius grants" that will provide her $500,000 to conduct research. Marine biologist Kelly Benoit-Bird, 34, will receive $500,000 over the...
Aug 30, 2010 at 3:42 PM
From a press release Researchers from three institutions - including the University of Oregon and Oregon State - are uniting under a three-year, $1.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to boost the juice of solar cells. Under the...
Nov 10, 2009 at 9:04 AM
Four years after its first solar sail ended up in the ocean instead of orbit, The Planetary Society announced Monday that by the end of 2010 it will try again to launch a spacecraft that will be propelled by the subtle pressure of sunlight.
Oct 27, 2009 at 9:53 AM
The swine flu emergency has become a big sales opportunity - for people marketing bogus medical products. Dozens of products are being pitched on the Internet - products that have not been proven to prevent or cure the swine flu.
Oct 31, 2007 at 7:55 AM
Taking up the sci-fi staple of "tractor beams," scientists have developed a way to use light to grab and move minuscule particles on a microchip. The research could lead to fine-grained biological sensors and other precisely built nanoscale devices.
Apr 18, 2007 at 5:57 PM
You probably know someone who has tried acupuncture but animal acupuncture may seem a little more unique.
Feb 10, 2007 at 11:51 AM
Fiber-optic networks transmit massive amounts of information quickly, but the signals weaken as the data-carrying light travels long distances.
Jan 12, 2007 at 10:23 PM
The astronomy community is abuzz over the "Comet McNaught," discovered by an Australian astronomer last August. It was rediscovered by crowds of local folks Friday night.