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PDX INDEX

Are Portlanders Doomed to Be Vitamin D-Deficient?

Climate change notwithstanding.

  • By Kailla Coomes
  • Published 07/12/2016

Q&A

How OHSU’s Research Spins Off into Tech Start-Ups

Dan Dorsa, OHSU senior VP of research, explains the “MedTech Alliance.”

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/24/2016

MEDICAL RESEARCH

Meet the Portland Father-Daughter Team Chasing Unconventional Cures to MS

Dan Wieden, cofounder of Wieden & Kennedy, and daughter Laura work to speed up the sluggish research clock.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/24/2016

DISEASES

Have These Portland State Researchers Found a Cure to Malaria?

“We know that the compound has worked, but we don’t actually know how it works.”

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 06/24/2016

CHILDBIRTH

It’s Official: Water Birth Carries No Added Risk

According to a groundbreaking Oregon State study, it’s just as safe to deliver in water as on land.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 06/24/2016

MEDICINE

How Portland Helps the World’s LGBT Couples Have Babies

Would-be parents from across the globe converge here for science, surrogates, and security.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/24/2016

RESEARCH

Right Now, You’re Breathing in Microscopic Ecosystems That Can Tell Scientists Exactly Who You Are

And the research could have implications stretching from health care to crime fighting.

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 06/24/2016

SPACE STUFF

Celebrate Independence Day the Interplanetary Way: with NASA and "Mohawk Guy" Bobak Ferdowsi

This Fourth of July, America probes (conquers?) a new frontier—the planet Jupiter—as spacecraft Juno enters the gas giant's orbit after a five-year trek. And yes, you can watch it LIVE.

  • By Michelle Porter
  • Published 06/22/2016

BIG IDEAS

Oregon’s Innovators Light Up Tech, Art, Business, History, the Cityscape—and the Future

From vanished ancient coasts to singing buildings to eco-drones, Oregonians break revolutionary ground.

  • By Chad Walsh, Andrew D'Cruz, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, Kelly Clarke, Ramona DeNies, Benjamin Tepler, Eden Dawn, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/13/2016

PREHISTORY

Does Oregon's Vanished Coastline Hold the Secrets of the First Americans?

Archaeologist Loren Davis has a radical theory about when (and where) humans first arrived on our continent.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 06/13/2016

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

A Furry, Confused, Emotionally Demanding Robot Is Wandering the Halls of Wieden & Kennedy

It's basically the best thing ever.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/13/2016

TECHNOLOGY

The Luxury, Handmade, Limited-Edition Open-Source Laptop That Could Outlive You

The wood-encased Novena Heirloom is a hacker’s dream machine.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 06/13/2016

SONIC ARCHITECTURE

These Sonic Installations Provide a Soundtrack to the World

Portlander composer Ethan Rose translates the natural world.

  • By Chad Walsh
  • Published 06/13/2016

OFFICE LIFE

This Shared Portland Office Could Save Our Souls (and Our Wallets)

The XOXO Outpost—a new pay-what-you-can shared workspace—is home to 65 handpicked creatives.

  • By Andrew D'Cruz
  • Published 06/13/2016

BIG IDEAS

Six Oregon-Hatched Ideas That Could Change the World

Eco-drones to avant-garde aerobics, these projects showcase the best of local innovation.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Ramona DeNies, and Eden Dawn
  • Published 06/13/2016

SOCCER

Portland Timbers Launch Emoji Pack for Your Phone

The 40 new emojis include the Cascadian flag, green smoke, and, of course, the 2015 MLS Cup championship star.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/17/2016

PDX INDEX

Inside Portland’s Pollution Problem

Don’t you know that you’re toxic?

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/22/2016

DISPATCH

How Science Revealed Portland’s Air Quality Crisis

The secrets are in the moss.

  • By Jason Maxfield
  • Published 04/22/2016

MARIJUANA

Is This the Future of Weed?

Jeremy Plumb hopes to use science, medicine, and marketing to redefine marijuana.

  • By Winston Ross
  • Published 03/25/2016

STARTUP

Why Portland is Embracing This California-Made Community Site

Rooster, an online community where the only rule is you can ask for anything you need as long as it’s free, has skyrocketed in Portland.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 03/07/2016
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