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Portland State fall seminars, talks let you get your science on

Let the seminar madness begin! Universities are getting back into the swing of things with the start of a new academic year, and that means seminar series will soon be launching at area institutions of higher learning. 

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Portland State University college wraps up a summer dotted with science happenings

Students will soon descend on Portland State University for the start of the 2016-17 school year, but it’s not all been quiet around campus this summer. Researchers in various areas have been busy science-ing. Here are some of the happenings … Continue reading

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Learn how to turn your science into a business at chemistry society’s startup forum

Science in and of itself can be quite an undertaking, but if you wish to translate science into a business, you might find the prospect a bit daunting. Lucky for you, help can be had at the upcoming Oregon Science … Continue reading

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Portland-based Yellow Scope impresses at national toy events, plans more science kits for girls

Portland-based Yellow Scope’s Foundation Chemistry Kit might not have won the 2016 Educational Toy of the Year Award, presented by the Toy Industry Association, but they certainly made an impression. “It was great to get validation (from this industry that … Continue reading

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Portland State chemistry student Joseph Thiebes loves materials science and explored battery technology during NASA internship

Chemistry is his major but materials science is his passion. Meet Portland State University student Joseph Thiebes. He’s expected to graduate in December and go on to grad school, but last summer, he also completed a pretty cool research internship: … Continue reading

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Vitamin C’s effects on children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy explored at chemists’ monthly dinner discussion

When you hear about vitamin C at this time of year (winter), it’s usually in relation to treating colds, albeit science hasn’t confirmed all of the claims about its efficacy. However, on Jan. 14, you can hear about scientific research … Continue reading

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3-D printing is a feat of chemistry; learn more about it at Portland chemists’ dinner

3-D printing is one of those newish bits of tech that’s been all the rage in recent years. Need a wrench on the International Space Station? NASA can print that. Need a car? Local Motors can print one.
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