Research and Innovation

Phil Washbourne
July 6

Pub talk will detail how zebrafish help autism research

In the lab of biologist Phil Washbourne, zebrafish are opening a new window on gene mutations
Native American students playing shinney
July 5

Early societies used games to prepare them for war, study finds

UO anthropologists dig through descriptions on early team sports to learn why they were played
UO physics professor Mike Raymer
July 4

UO researcher influences federal quantum physics legislation

Physics professor Michael Raymer is part of the effort to create a National Quantum Initiative
MRI brain scan
July 2

Revisions to federal human research regulations delayed

UO researchers face another 6-month wait on compliance with human subjects research rules
Gold nanoparticle illustration
July 2

Researchers find, and possibly fix, toxicity in nanomaterials

A change in mixing methods creates unexpected result, but a testing technique offers a solution
Sukari, an adolescent female bonobo, shares a frozen treat with infant Amelia at the Columbus zoo
June 18

Study of bonobos finds that day care pays off for the babysitters

A study by UO anthropologist Klaree Boose sheds light on how bonobos prepare for adulthood
Image shows a view of San Miguel Island off California
June 16

UO archaeologists reveal story of 10,000-year-old remains

UO team worked with a Native American tribe studying the remains and returning them for burial
Microscope eyepieces
June 15

First recipients of new UO-OHSU seed funding announced

The grants will help 10 collaborative research teams tackle challenges with big benefits
Stone moai statues
June 7

New study may put a cap on the mystery of Easter Island's hats

Former honors college student and physics prof combine archaeology and physics to solve a mystery
Image shows a portion of a rewashed sand dune, depicting how sandstone forms similary to shale
May 25

Continental growth spurt 2.4B years ago brought snow, oxygen

A UO-led study points to a sudden emergence of land that changed climate, geology and life

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