Media Highlights

Media Highlights

6/5/13

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

6/4/13

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.

6/3/13

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.

6/3/13

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.

6/1/13

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.

5/30/13

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

5/30/13

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.

5/29/13

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.

5/28/13

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

5/27/13

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.

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