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This illustration depicts Dr. Bot preparing their surgical table with a sleeping patient. In the future, by cleaning and disinfecting areas, robots could reduce the risk of exposure to disease for healthcare workers.

Semi-autonomous robots could help medical workers during disease outbreaks

Kirsten Steinke, Science Beat Reporter
December 12, 2021

Dr. Bill Smart, Oregon State University professor of mechanical engineering and robotics, and his team are researching how semi-autonomous robots could be used in medicine to protect frontline workers...

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Q & A: Drug-resistant sexually transmitted infections

SHS Sexual Health Team
May 28, 2019

The Birds and the Beavs is a weekly column answering your questions on the topics of sexual health, consent, and relationships, written by the Oregon State University Sexual Health Team.Keep an eye out...

Vaccine

OSU students not included in bill banning measles vaccine exemption

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
April 1, 2019

With 74 currently reported cases from a measles outbreak in Washington and four in Oregon, Oregon legislature looks to ban non-medical vaccine exemptions for school children, although this would not affect...

Concussion evaluation

Josh Worden Senior Beat Reporter
February 13, 2017

As the NCAA continues the biggest concussion study in history, OSU continues to evaluate concussion protocol and its support systemHayden Craig’s fifth and final concussion happened in practice, as many...

Landen Wilson and members from the OSU Love Your Melon group at the Davis Family Farm.

Landen’s Battle

Sierra Koefoed Harlan News Contributor
October 25, 2016

A six-year-old's battle with pediatric cancer, and the OSU organization that is raising money for the causeSix-year-old Landen Wilson charged into the corn maze.Landen’s laughter carried through the...

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