Media Highlights

Media Highlights

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.

7/20/13

Sandra Spanier, English professor and general editor of Hemingway's letters, say his mother's scrapbooks offer details of his life until age 18 that aren’t anywhere else.

7/19/13

Online students should consider trying mock interviews through Skype or Google Hangouts, experts say.

7/18/13

NASA's Swift telescope, whose control center is located at Penn State in State College, observed in June a gamma-ray burst that resulted from the crash of dead stars.

7/18/13

Doctoral student Joshua Scheinberg, study leader, doesn't want to discourage shopping at farmers’ markets but said sellers and buyers must handle products properly.

7/18/13

Anthropologist George Chaplin, not directly involved in the debate, agrees the earliest human ancestors must have been more peaceable than a chimp model would predict.

7/16/13

A new study reaffirms the necessity to be extremely careful when handling and cooking chicken, even — and maybe especially — if it comes from the farmers market.

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