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.

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Recent Stories:

Can Smaller Plates Really Trick Your Brain Into Eating Less?

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

Dog-Killing Blue-Green Algae Spreads Across U.S. Lakes, Ponds

Green and spiky creature found at Pennsylvania state park isn’t an alien. It’s a hickory horned devil

Your View: How you can help save bees in the Lehigh Valley

Harmful algal blooms pose threat to dogs in Erie County

Research looks at effectiveness of biopesticide on invasive insect

Half a billion dead honey bees in Brazil show what happens when you roll back pesticide regulations

Cell protein research by Penn State faculty earns presidential award

Ferguson Township Supervisors Approve Pine Hall Development Plan

What Do Bed Bug Bites Look Like? Here’s Exactly How to Spot the Symptoms

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs for Good, According to Experts Who Study Them

Researchers Create Mini Livers To Test Disease Progression

Pa. researchers create mini livers to test disease progression



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


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