Media Highlights

Media Highlights

8/11/13

Michael Hickner, associate professor of materials science and engineering, says his new type of polymer membrane could replace platinum in alkaline batteries, fuel cells.

8/2/13

Legendary Penn State running back Curt Warner and his wife struggle with their twin sons’ autism diagnosis.

8/6/13

A new study by Nadia Byrnes, a doctoral candidate in Penn State's department of food science, suggests there’s a link between preferences for spicy food and risk-taking.

8/6/13

Penn State researchers studied the involvement of women in recent corporate fraud cases. It found women held inferior positions in criminal conspiracies, profited less.

8/2/13

Think that little plastic castle in your goldfish tank is just decoration? Not so, scientists say. Having such obstacles and spatial variety might make Goldie smarter.

7/2/13

Smeal College of Business Professor Fariborz Ghadar says that several industries would benefit from immigration reform, including transport companies like FedEx and UPS.

7/30/13

In September, a Penn State team led by astrophysics professor Jason Wright began searching the sky for waste heat via infrared radiation by combing through NASA data.

7/25/13

The Kaufman Foundation awarded its first series of eight grants worth almost $1.6 million to leading Pennsylvania researchers, including three faculty at Penn State.

7/25/13

"The more irritating a compound or food gets, the less people should like it. But that's not always the case," said study author and graduate student Nadia Byrnes.

7/22/13

Law professor Katherine Pearson says Soviet-bloc children are “obliged to display concern and render assistance” —needy elderly can sue their kids for financial support.

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