Feature Archive

Research Features

Art Meets Science

7/3/18From illustrating complex ideas to shifting the way we think about the everyday and uncovering answers to unanswered questions, Penn State researchers from all corners of the University have found unique ways to bring art and science together to inspire and educate others.

From Land to Sea

6/11/18Unlikely as it may seem, Penn State’s coral reef group is one of the largest—and best—in the United States. The knowledge these scientists are gaining on the health of our oceans remains vital to combating the environmental impacts that threaten them.

A Career on Ice

11/29/17Long-time research associate for Penn State’s Ice and Climate Exploration group looks back on a career spent in Antarctica running field research operations, navigating extreme weather conditions and finding beauty in remote territory.

Our Invisible World

10/5/17Scientists at Penn State are at the forefront of microbiome research. Our growing understanding of these microscopic organisms is changing the way we treat diseases, grow crops, and create everyday products.

Food Safety Pioneers

6/15/17Penn State is one of the first universities in the country to join the FDA's GenomeTrakr project, a vast network of labs using genome sequencing to prevent and speed investigations of foodborne illnesses.

Boosting the Buzz

4/22/16Penn State continues to be a leader in the area of holistic pollinator health research through its work on the worldwide decline of the bee population, particularly honey bees.

Song and Speech

4/11/16Does an ear for music change the way we hear language? Penn State Brandywine's Evan Bradley and his team of undergraduate researchers want to find out.

The Future of Research

3/25/16"Our job is to train student scientists." Penn State Berks students receive real-world research experience in Tami Mysliwiec's biology lab.

Powerful Materials

1/28/16Energy lives at the root of almost everything we do, but harnessing that energy is still an area ripe for research. Ismaila Dabo, a computational materials scientist, uses simulations to help design and improve the materials that power our world.

Mysteries Unearthed

12/16/15Discovering history through excavation of ancient landmarks is what inspires Leigh-Ann Bedal, a professor at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. These discoveries help uncover a greater understanding of the past.

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