Media Highlights

Media Highlights

7/2/13

Based on 90-year-old formula: In 1975, Philip Keeney of the Berkey Creamery adapted the ice cream base for home cooks; eggs were left out because of food safety concerns.

7/1/13

Psychologist Frederick Brown's study suggests that a “lark” versus “owl” tendency, whether by nature or nurture, seems to influence students’ choice of college major.

6/30/13

Even 150 years after the battle, many modern historians think its significance has been overstated, according to Carol Reardon, Gettysburg expert, professor and author.

6/29/13

Penn State geophysicist Chris Marone weighed in on a study's long-term monitoring of faults healing as a series of fascinating puzzles for scientists to solve.

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.

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