Science

FEATURE ARTICLES

CATCHING FIRE: The Karuk indigenous tradition of burning forests is culturally and ecologically vital—and the Forest Service is starting to see the wisdom.
YES! Magazine
Spring 2017

A WORLD AFLAME: A UO research project explores the effects of climate change on Northwest Tribes
Oregon Quarterly
May 2016

CHANGES IN THE WIND: Science, collaboration and technology for ocean health
Terra
May 2016

THE FIRST FOUR MINUTES: A Timeline of Portland’s Upcoming Cataclysmic Quake
The Portland Mercury
Mar. 15, 2012

ALL TOMORROW’S BOVINES: The Science of Creating a Climate-Friendly Cow and Why Your Stupid Vegan Friends Might Be Right After All
The Portland Mercury 
Mar. 19, 2014

QUAKING COMMUNICATIONS: Oregon’s Telecoms Aren’t Preparing for the Big One
The Portland Mercury
March. 20, 2013

DEATH WARMED OVER: A Cheat Sheet to Our Coming Climate Catastrophe
The Portland Mercury
Sept. 27, 2012

HYPOXIA: HOW IS IT AFFECTING OCEAN LIFE AND WHY?
Confluence Magazine
Nov. 2011

PROFILES

FROM MICE TO MUSEUMS: Karen Rader’s Study of the History of Science
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Aug. 07, 2017

MICHAEL SHADLEN: Eyes, Angel Dust, Alan Turing, and Decision-Making in the Brain
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Jul. 27, 2017

NAOMI ORESKES—Scientific Consensus, Climate Change, and the Merchants of Doubt
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Apr. 21, 2017

YOLANDA MOSES Discusses Anthropology’s Sordid Affair with Race
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Feb. 14, 2017

JILL TARTER: Searching for Extraterrestrial Contact
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Sept. 21, 2016

LOUISE ROLLINS-SMITH, Investigating the Fungus Killing the World’s Frogs
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Aug. 22, 2016

CAROL PADDEN, Unraveling the Grammar of Sign Language
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Aug. 15, 2016

MICHAEL SKINNER, shifting the genetic paradigm with epigenetics
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Jul. 08, 2016

CYNTHIA KUHN, understanding how age and sex factor in drug addiction 
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Jun. 29, 2016

MICHAEL POSNER, measuring the mind
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
May. 27, 2016

ALAN MIX, tiny shells and climate tipping points
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
May. 13, 2016

JANET FRANKLIN adds ecological complexity to the climate change map
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Feb. 22, 2016

SAM WASSER, fighting to save Africa’s elephants
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Dec. 16, 2015

KARIN RODLAND, surveying cancer’s biological landscape
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Nov. 18, 2015

KIMI GRZYB is Shaping Bioenergy Education
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Aug. 12, 2015

DEB NIEMEIER Turns Civil Engineering into Activism
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Jun. 25, 2015

THE AMBER SARCOPHAGUS: Dinosaurs, Disease, and Drugs—and the Scientist Behind Jurassic Park
The Portland Mercury 
June. 10, 2015

SPARKING CURIOSITY: William Catterall Examines Electrical Signaling and Autism
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Feb. 4, 2015

ANDREW FOUNTAIN’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH GLACIERS
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Dec. 17, 2014

ROBERT YEATS SOUNDS THE ALARM ON NORTHWEST EARTHQUAKES 
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight
Sept. 11, 2014

NEWS ARTICLES

THREAT OF SALMON EXTINCTION TURNS SMALL TRIBE INTO CLIMATE RESEARCHERS: As glaciers disappear, fish are expected to follow. But the Nooksack tribe of Washington state has a plan to keep nearby rivers and streams cool.
YES! Magazine
Sept. 06, 2016

THE BOTTOM LINE VS. THE FAULT LINE: Well-Connected Landlords Want the City to Pay for Mandatory Seismic Retrofits
The Portland Mercury
July 16, 2014

VEERING FROM THE LEARNING CLIFF: the unpopularity of STEM
Street Roots
Dec. 2, 2013

CODING FOR QUAKES: Novick’s Ready to Fight for Seismically Safer Buildings – Will It Be Enough?
The Portland Mercury
Oct. 16, 2013

SHAKING UP SALEM: Will Lawmakers Listen to Earthquake Warning?
The Portland Mercury 
Feb. 06, 2013

CUTE ANIMAL DEATH WATCH: Do We Have the Stomach to Euthanize Invasive Squirrels, Possums, and Turtles
The Portland Mercury
Aug. 16, 2012

WYDEN’S GRID LOCK: Clean Energy Takes Hit From a Wyden-Sponsored Bill
The Portland Mercury
Jun. 21, 2012

SHAKING BEHIND THE SCENES: City Quake Tour Dances Around Fears Over Portland’s Harbor Wall–and Bridges
The Portland Mercury
May 24, 2012

GUESSING GAME: Oregon’s Quake Planners Take Aim at “Assumptions”
The Portland Mercury
Mar. 22, 2012

REVIEWS

DISASTER PRONE: Full Rip 9.0 Tells Us What We Already Know
The Portland Mercury
Jun. 9, 2013

Advertisements