Huck In The Media

The research done at the Huck Institutes attracts media attention from outlets in Pennsylvania, across the country, and around the world. Other times, reporters turn to our faculty members as experts, to explain scientific concepts to the general public or provide context for new discoveries. This page documents some of the instances in which people or research connected to the Huck have appeared in external news stories.

If you wish to submit a story for inclusion on this page, please email huckinfo@psu.edu.

Recent Stories:

Extreme locust plague shown swarming Kenya in new video

What are viruses anyway, and why do they make us so sick? 5 questions answered

What are viruses anyway, and why do they make us so sick? 5 questions answered

What are viruses anyway, and why do they make us so sick? 5 questions answered

Setting the Record Straight: Panic and Pandemics

Can Coronavirus Be Crushed By Warmer Weather?

Climate Change Has Driven Serious Declines in World’s Bumblebees

Coronavirus Researchers Are Using High-Tech Methods to Predict Where the Virus Might Go Next

What's the difference between race and ethnicity?

Bumblebees Are Going Extinct In A Time of Climate Chaos

DNA Damage Linked to Brain Overgrowth in Autism

You won't catch coronavirus from packages from China: Experts say the highly-contagious virus that's infected more than 17,000 people worldwide survives only a few hours on surfaces

No, You Won't Catch The New Coronavirus Via Packages Or Mail From China

What is a super spreader? An infectious disease expert explains

Is the coronavirus outbreak as bad as SARS or the 2009 influenza pandemic? A biologist explains the clues

Coronavirus outbreak: Window seat safest place to avoid potential transmission on flight: study

Traveling by Airplane? Sit Here to Avoid Catching Coronavirus

Archive

2020

Why you need more Vitamin D in the winter

The Virus Buried in a 100-Year-Old Lung

What to do when pests become homewreckers

You can be full and have room for dessert

2019

KHN Viewpoints

Directing Self-propelled Protocells To Deliver Drugs

Attack of the acorns: Weather, chaos, or a vast oak conspiracy?

Rethinking Herd Immunity

Victoria Braithwaite, who said fish feel pain, dies

Evolution probably led fungi to turn ants into zombies

What are the real zombies?

Victoria Braithwaite Obituary

WPSU Wins 2019 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards

Secrets To Feeling Full Despite Eating Less

Real-Life Zombies

How a Childhood Project Inspired a Life-Long Career

Lack of sleep affects fat metabolism

Methane-Producing Microorganism Makes a Meal of Iron

New insights into genetic basis of bird migration

The Bots Are Here—and They’re Protecting Our Crops

Graphene film promising for blocking mosquitoes

Automation on display at Ag Progress Days

The buzz on bees: protecting our food supply

Algae Can Poison Your Dog

Research shows frogs can adapt to traffic noise

Not only are zombies real, they’re part of nature

How processed food makes us fat

Researchers deploy AI to detect bias in AI and humans

AI to fight unfair discrimination

Best Drinks To Reduce Burn From Spicy Foods

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Mocked For Tweet Mixing Up Mars With The Moon

Linking health and population patterns via satellite

These Genes Could Make A Better Chicken

Scientists discover weakness in common cold virus

Cicadas are buzzing the 'burbs after 17 years underground

NSF selects the next Editor-in-Chief of the Sleep Health Journal

Diet fads: Lose some, gain some

Unraveling the History of Human Hair

App aims to help bees

Sean Bresnahan to study at Penn State

Online tool identifies best and safest places to keep bees

Squid tentacles offer pollution solution

What the US could learn from Slovenia about protecting bees

2018

Broadening their minds

City Frogs Are the Sexiest Frogs

Mouth bacteria in toddlers may predict obesity, study says

How Humans Are Messing Up Bee Sex

A fast-moving future for gene-edited foods