Media Highlights

Media Highlights

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.

10/7/13

Kathleen Keller has studied food branding and eating habits at Penn State. She says parents should explain how advertising works to children.

10/6/13

S. Shyam Sundar, a director of the Media Effects Research Lab, says Twitter is "unsurpassed" with text use, but behind competitors in use of pictures and videos.

10/4/13

An article speculating on how the government shutdown could soon affect the SEC quotes Smeal College of Business' Tim Pollock, Farrell Professor of Entrepreneurship.

10/3/13

Carrie Robbins, Penn State alumna and longtime costume designer for shows on and off Broadway, shared career stor with Penn State York students and local schoolchildren.

9/28/13

The BBC interviewed Peter Capelotti, Penn State Abington associate professor of anthropology and expert on the history of polar exploration, about Benjamin Leigh Smith.

10/1/13

Sea ice loss in the arctic may be causing fewer caribou calf births and higher calf mortality in Greenland, Penn State scientists say.

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