Media Highlights

Media Highlights


Astronomers at NASA and Penn State have used the SWIFT satellite's ultraviolet observation capabilities to map two of our closest Galactic neighbors.


On Penn State land and other orchards, volunteers are helping the American Chestnut Foundation’s efforts to breed American chestnut hybrids resistant to a fatal blight.


The Supreme Court says police may collect DNA samples during arrests to help solve old cases. Penn State Law's David Kaye, who submitted an amicus brief, weighs in.


A new class of antibiotics is being developed by Professor Kenneth Keiler at Penn State to target drug-resistant bacteria in a completely new way.


Just how real is virtual reality? A Penn State Media Effects Lab study on avatars in a virtual environment examines the extent that we can fuse with customized versions.


Researchers have found a faster method of identifying Salmonella strains, which could help health officials discover sooner the source of food-poisoning outbreaks.


Sarah Damaske, assistant professor of labor studies and employment relations and sociology, said women not in the labor force were likelier to start out disadvantaged.


Penn State's World Campus is among the online education options many service members take advantage of when they want to learn, but cannot attend on-campus classes.


Study researcher Carlos Garrido, a Penn State social psychology doctoral student, says facial wrinkles may be misperceived as anger or sadness.


Penn State researchers found that college students were more likely to exercise and eat fresh fruits and vegetables on days that they had more communication with parents.