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Ground-Breaking Roots

8/9/13The U.N. estimates that one in every seven people around the world is hungry. Jonathan Lynch and the Roots Lab use information technology to get to the root of this problem.

America's Tomato Crush

7/26/13Historian John Hoenig says our love affair with tomatoes is about more than taste; it's about our successful quest to eat them all year long.

Creating Momentum of Success

7/23/13David Lee, associate professor of education, is refining strategies that can help children diagnosed with emotional behavioral disorders thrive both in the classroom and in the world.

Even Zombies Need an Agent

7/15/13While unraveling a dramatic case of mind control, biologist David Hughes brought the real science behind zombies to the big-screen Hollywood blockbuster "World War Z."

Voices of Gettysburg

6/26/13As the 150th anniversary nears, historian Carol Reardon sheds new light on the soldiers, many of them Penn Staters, who fought and fell during one of the bloodiest and most complex battles of the Civil War.

Teens Today, Leaders Tomorrow

6/25/13When young people across the globe find themselves suddenly leading local communities, Penn State and UNESCO are there to help.

The 3-D Printing Revolution

6/19/13If you can think it, you can make it. Penn Staters, like student Kara Morgan, are immersed in a technology that many are calling the second Industrial Revolution.

Rescuing Honey Bee Hives

6/5/13VIDEO: Honey bee colonies are collapsing in record numbers, and Penn State entomologists are leading the pack of researchers scrambling to figure out why.

Partners Against Disease

5/23/13Penn State researchers unite with the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology to study the dynamics of malaria and sleeping sickness in Tanzania.

Leadership in Action

5/7/13Penn State Army ROTC cadets prove their mettle and make a historic showing at the prestigious Sandhurst Military Stakes Competition.