Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 8/12/14

    Many researchers assume functional MRI signals reflect neural activity, says neuroscientist Patrick Drew. The study results call for more caution in reading brain scans.

  • 8/14/14

    Diane Felmlee, a sociology professor, researched and identified five situations in which "fatal attraction" patterns emerge and suck the joy out of a loving relationship.

  • 8/10/14

    Down water to quell your appetite: Truth. One Penn State study found that eating a broth-based soup before lunch reduced total caloric intake for the meal by 20 percent.

  • 8/11/14

    There's a bias that refurbished products are "dirty" or "disgusting" for many people, despite sterilization, according to a new study from the Smeal College of Business.

  • 8/7/14

    Sports, still positioned as a male domain, has men as default experts, says Marie Hardin, dean and sports media expert. Women's numbers are too low to change sentiment.

  • 8/6/14

    Scientists and courts are debating the topic; veterinarian David Wolfgang, College of Agricultural Sciences, says most antibiotic resistance issues are from people's use.

  • 8/4/14

    Penn State Southeast Ag Research & Extension Center “flower trials” results are showcased for global commercial buyers and agribusiness officials at an annual field day.

  • 7/29/14

    Our true return on investment for MOOCs may be difficult to quantify — and it may not be monetary. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t there.

  • 8/3/14

    Barbara Ostrov, a pediatric rheumatologist at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, says such pains are symptoms of classic NSLPC, "non-specific limb pains of childhood."

  • 8/4/14

    Study co-author Robert Eckhardt says the new analysis of the Flores cave skull yielded a “less strained explanation” than adding another branch to the human family tree.