Announcing new instrumentation for life scientists
In collaboration with the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, the Materials Research Institute (MRI) has purchased a Horiba LabRam HR Evolution Raman spectroscope which will be arriving in its core facilities within the next several months.
Reading comprehension focus of NSF grant
Understanding how different levels of readers comprehend science texts is the focus of a nearly $1 million grant awarded to an interdisciplinary team of Penn State psychology and education researchers by the National Science Foundation.
On-chip processor is first step in point-of-care asthma and tuberculosis diagnostics
A device to mix liquids using ultrasonics is the first and most difficult component in a miniaturized system for low-cost analysis of sputum from patients with pulmonary diseases such as tuberculosis and asthma.