Huck In The News

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:

Food's Texture Plays a Bigger Role in Diets Than Previously Thought

Scientists discover weakness in common cold virus

A tiny crater on viruses behind the common cold may be their Achilles’ heel

Cicadas are buzzing the 'burbs after 17 years underground

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

Parasitic Deer Fly Now Spreading Across US Says Study

Could Tolerating Disease Be Better than Fighting It?

Penn State laboratories involved in developing options to wean America off plastic

Pa. Lyme disease cases appear to hit plateau, but that shouldn’t change your outdoors routine

Creative People Have A Special ‘Default Network’ In The Brain

New Law Would Help Bees—but Could Leave Other Pollinators out in the Cold

Native American Burning Was Key Factor In Shaping Eastern US Forests

Creative Types Reserve a Special Corner of the Brain for Dreaming Big

Science on Tap Explores Mushrooms, Their Genes, and Our Health



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