Media Highlights

Media Highlights

10/15/13

Along a busy street in the heart of central Philadelphia, Penn State students, staff and community volunteers worked to revamp two green infrastructure systems.

10/16/13

Making the case for life on extrasolar planets would probably require putting more than one next-generation telescope into outer space, says geoscientist James Kasting.

10/15/13

Research conducted at Penn State found that people who ate an apple before consuming a pasta dinner ate fewer calories than those who opted for a different snack.

10/13/13

Karen Halnon, a sociology professor and author of "Consumption of Inequality," discusses the "intentional poor" living in America.

10/13/13

Assistant professor Liliana Garces' brief on behalf of the Civil Rights Project offers the most extensive statistical look at affirmative action bans nationwide.

10/10/13

Penn State researchers found while it does reduce sleepiness, stress and inflammation within the body, weekend sleeping in won't help restore the ability to concentrate.

10/9/13

Orfeu Marcello Buxton, neuroscientist, assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and associate professor at Penn State, studies chronic sleep deficiency and disease.

10/7/13

Now a freshman at Penn State, Kevin Houk hopes to become a cyberwarrior, someday protecting corporate or national assets and information from foreign invaders or hackers.

10/8/13

Pennfoot, a device invented by Penn State researchers to measure traction between shoe and surface, helps groundskeepers and sports teams minimize injury.

10/7/13

If you think of the human genome as a book, says Scott Selleck, changes in whole words or paragraphs might play a bigger role in autism than typos in individual letters.

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