ESSAY

Are Portlanders Anti-Science?

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

04/02/2015 By Jason Maxfield

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.

08/13/2014 By Sarah Richards

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.

07/16/2014 By Caitlin Baggott

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.

06/11/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

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.

06/02/2014 Edited by Rachel Ritchie

TALKS

The Science of Oregon Wine

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

05/08/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

SCIENCE

Explaining Physics With Skateboards

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

04/02/2014 Illustrations by Nomad By Maya Seaman

Slideshow

Slide Show: Saving Oregon's Hazelnut Industry

A look at "The Shell Shock" author Christian DeBenedetti's family farm and the Oregon State University research orchard that developed the industry-saving varietal Jefferson.

12/14/2012

Culturephile: Theater

Gracie and The Atom

Catholic school musical thoroughly redeems itself

05/24/2010 By Anne Adams

5 MINUTES WITH...

Brian Greene

If you hear about a speech titled “Cosmology at the Frontier” and your mind wanders to space-age lip liner, don’t be ashamed. But Brian Greene is no Mary Kay.

05/19/2009 By Randy Gragg

Science & Tech

Cell Division

OHSU scientist Shoukhrat Mitalipov believes his groundbreaking embryonic cloning and stem cell harvesting method will cure diseases like Parkinson’s. But President Bush doesn't like his solution. Which is why a growing number of stem cell researchers are

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas