A Corvallis-based tech company hopes to accelerate the arrival of robots in the workplace. Learn more here. By Mike Rogoway | The Oregonian/OregonLive
Agility Robotics, a Corvallis-based company that makes robots that walk like a person, reported $150 million in new investment Friday, a whopping sum the company hopes will accelerate the arrival of robots in the workplace.
Using technology originally developed at Oregon State University, Agility has developed robots that walk on two legs, climb stairs, carry and stack objects, and operate indoors and out. The company said its most advanced robot will begin working for customers later in 2022.
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On January 12 & 13, OSU Cascades will host free clinics for vaccinations. Find out more here.
BEND, Ore. – Oregon State University-Cascades will host free clinics for COVID-19 vaccinations, boosters and flu shots Jan. 12 and 13 for the campus and Central Oregon communities.
The clinics are open to OSU-Cascades employees and students, and community members, and will take place in the atrium of Edward J. Ray Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 12 and 3 to 7 p.m. on Jan. 13.
Free one-hour parking will be available to community members in the campus parking lots.
No health insurance is necessary to receive a COVID-19 vaccination or booster, or flu shot.
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Good morning from BYB! In Positive News today, a large grant has been awarded to a team of researchers at OSU with hopes of finding a way to reduce harmful emissions from wood-burning stoves. Check out this article by Central Oregon Daily News to learn more.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – A team of Oregon State University researchers has received a $2.5 million federal grant to work on reducing harmful emissions from wood-burning stoves, a primary source of heat in Native American communities and in low-resource areas in the United States.
Nordica MacCarty of the OSU College of Engineering is the principal investigator on the award from the Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office.