Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 9/21/15

    With their vast stores of personal data and expensive research, universities are prime targets for hackers looking to graduate from swiping credit card numbers.

  • 9/18/15

    Associate Professor of Education Paul Morgan explains why toddlers with a large vocabulary have higher success rates when entering school.

  • 9/18/15

    A cloak of invisibility may be common in science fiction but it is not so easy in the real world. New research suggests such a device may be moving closer to reality.

  • 9/17/15

    If an extraterrestrial civilization is advanced enough to harness the energy of its galaxy, we should be able to detect its waste heat. But searching just became harder.

  • 9/17/15

    Volvo is working with with several universities -- including Penn State -- and a waste recycling company to create a robot that will help garbage crews collect trash.

  • 9/16/15

    The idea that evolution is a methodical process with logical, continuous connections to be discovered and mapped, might set up a good story -- but it's incorrect.

  • 9/16/15

    Penn State Harrisburg's Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies has received an award for its significant contributions to civil rights and liberty.

  • 9/13/15

    A Penn State Behrend professor is earning praise for his work -- and bolstering a small but thriving program at the college in the process.

  • 9/15/15

    Penn State has announced a new department focused on the strength of the university’s network and data, the Office of Information Security.

  • 9/15/15

    Corn plants have a chemical defense against most insects. However, a caterpillar that eats corn leaves can trick the plant to deactivate its defenses against insects.

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