Media Highlights

Media Highlights

5/6/13

There will be no huge atmospheric or climatic shift once carbon dioxide hits 400 ppm, but the milestone has symbolic significance, said climate scientist Michael Mann.

5/4/13

Over the course of evolution, skin color was influenced, among other factors, by our need for healthy bones, explains anthropology professor Nina Jablonski.

5/4/13

This unique group of students finished their degrees online while balancing families and careers.

5/2/13

A parasite, virus, bacteria and pesticides have caused a strange bee disappearance. Penn State bee expert Diana Cox-Foster noted some chemicals harm bees' immune systems.

5/1/13

The growth of sea ice around Antarctica is also a direct response to climate change causing glacial melt elsewhere there, said Penn State geographer Andrew Carleton.

5/2/13

Penn State communications researchers' experiments focused on how humans respond to speech from inanimate "smart objects," capable of talking to users.

5/1/13

For a semester, graduating seniors in Penn State Greater Allegheny's business program conducted a detailed analysis on reality TV's "Farm Kings" farm owners' operations.

5/1/13

Penn State University is funneling $20 million into its online learning academy and hopes to nearly quadruple enrollment.

5/1/13

Greg Krawczyk, entomologist at Penn State's Fruit Research and Extension Center, talks about the scientific quest to manage the brown marmorated stink bug.

4/30/13

Penn State will funnel $20 million into its online learning academy, the World Campus, in the hope of nearly quadrupling its enrollment over the next several years.

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