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OSU launches ‘Global Hemp Innovation Center’

JACKSON CO., Ore — Oregon State University is expanding it’s agricultural research into hemp. It’s new Global Hemp Innovation Center launched in June and is researching everything from pet food to clothing fibers. OSU says it’s Global Hemp Innovation Center is the nation’s …

OSU student says masked stranger stabbed him

Corvallis, Ore. (KATU/CNN Newsource) – An Oregon State University student says a strange man randomly stabbed him and his roommates. Nolan Butuso said, “We heard a noise about 5:30 in the morning, started hearing some banging.” Nolan said after that rude awakening …

OSU robotics firm selling bipedal robot

Corvallis, Ore. – Oregon State University’s robotics program has spun off one of its first businesses focusing on robotic locomotion, and they’ve created “Cassie” to show what they’re capable of. The business, called Agility Robotics, will license technologies developed at OSU, particularly …

Glucose monitoring in the blink of an eye

Corvallis, Ore. (KGW) — Engineers at Oregon State University are working on a transparent sensor that can be built into a contact lens. The sensor would be able to monitor glucose levels of those living with type 1 diabetes. “We have fully …

Possible mammoth remains uncovered at Reser Stadium

Corvallis, Ore. — Construction crews working on an expansion project at Oregon State University’s Reser Stadium uncovered a large femur bone, likely from a mammoth. OSU Professor of Anthropology Loren Davis said, “We came across other animals, we got what looks like …