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SCIENCE

Blame The Blob For the Portland Heat Wave (No, Seriously.)

Oregon scientists say a giant blob of warm water in the Pacific Ocean could be messing with our weather.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 07/01/2015
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ESSAY

Are Portlanders Anti-Science?

From vaccinations to fluoride to GMOs, one biologist argues that Portland needs to get back to the lab.

  • By Jason Maxfield
  • Published 04/02/2015
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DISPATCH

What's Killing the Oregon Sea Star?

Many of the state's colorful tide-pool treasures are being destroyed by a mysterious wasting syndrome that could drastically change our coastal biodiversity.

  • By Sarah Richards
  • Published 08/13/2014
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SCIENCE

How Portlanders Are Forging the Frontier of Epigenetics

A team of local researchers is pioneering a radical new way to think about evolution and health.

  • By Caitlin Baggott
  • Published 07/16/2014
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BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A: Ira Flatow on Science Friday and Portland Innovation

Science Friday will record live at OMSI on June 18. The host talks about cameos on The Big Bang Theory, why Portland teens should be trusted with nuclear reactors, and how Dr. Jane Goodall believes in Sasquatch.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 06/11/2014
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COVER STORY

The Essential Guide to Mount St. Helens

We explore the mountain's top trails and campgrounds, history and lore, and take in in-depth look inside the historic eruption.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/02/2014
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TALKS

The Science of Oregon Wine

OMSI's Science Pub unearths the secret behind our world-class pinots: the soil.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 05/08/2014
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SCIENCE

Explaining Physics With Skateboards

OMSI shreds science with a new interactive exhibit featuring a 7,000-square-foot skate park.

  • By Maya Seaman and Nomad
  • Published 04/02/2014
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to boldly go...

Talks by Two Photographers Who Document the Otherworldly on Earth

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/22/2012
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Culturephile: Theater

Gracie and The Atom

Catholic school musical thoroughly redeems itself

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 05/24/2010
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