Media Highlights

Media Highlights

6/28/13

David Hughes, assistant professor of entomology and biology, served as a scientific consultant on the film "World War Z" to share science with as many people as possible.

6/27/13

Put down the coffee, back away from energy drinks. Recent research from the Penn State College of Medicine found that increased carb intake results in all-day alertness.

6/25/13

Thanks to Penn State acoustics engineer Daniel Russell, the unpleasant jolt from hitting a baseball from the wrong part of the bat could become a relic of the past.

6/25/13

Previous studies have looked at disparities between African-American and white children, but this is the first study to look at a larger array of minority groups.

6/25/13

"State College, Pennsylvania (Penn State)" is listed as America's No. 2 "brainiest metro" in the United States, in an analysis based on Lumosity brain-training data.

6/25/13

The Supreme Court has raised new hurdles for plaintiffs who claim they're victims of bias and say companies retaliated. Penn State Law's Michael Foreman weighed in.

6/24/13

New analysis by Paul Morgan, associate professor of education,finds that racial and ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis occur by kindergarten and continue for years.

6/22/13

Susan McHale, professor of human development, explains that your self-image is shaped at least in part by how you compare to your siblings.

6/20/13

The "Meet the Birds of Prey" Program is one of the most popular educational programs at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center.

6/21/13

The 29th annual Kyoto Prize laureates, three Americans continuing to work well into their 80s, include Masatoshi Nei, evolutionary biologist and Evan Pugh professor.

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