May 24, 2019
First Annual Seed Grant Recipients Announced by the Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology
Seed Grant funding allows faculty at Penn State to initiate research in novel areas of biotechnology.
May 22, 2019
Exercise may help teens sleep longer, more efficiently
Getting more exercise than normal — or being more sedentary than usual — for one day may be enough to affect sleep later that night, according to a new study led by Penn State.
May 18, 2019
Shaun Mahony employs machine learning to study gene regulation
Once the fodder of science fiction books and movies, Artificial intelligence -- AI -- and machine learning are making an impact on nearly every facet of society. Penn State’s Institute for CyberScience are among Penn State’s research leaders who are both using AI in their work and studying ways to make sure that the technology’s societal impact is as safe and as beneficial as possible.
May 14, 2019
Native forest plants rebound when invasive shrubs are removed
Removing invasive shrubs to restore native forest habitat brings a surprising result, according to Penn State researchers, who say desired native understory plants display an unexpected ability and vigor to recolonize open spots.
May 13, 2019
Plant pathology, environmental microbiology doctoral student receives NSF award
Laura Kaminsky, a doctoral student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, will be able to advance her research interests in plant pathology after receiving a grant from the National Science Foundation.
May 09, 2019
CIDD Workshop Addesses the Construction and Maintenance of Immune Memory in Humans
Members of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics and guests covered a wide range of topics in their three-day congregation.
May 07, 2019
Institutes of Energy and the Environment announces seed grant recipients
Several Huck researchers are among the recipients of 2018-19 IEE seed grants.
May 03, 2019
Inaugural conference to address substance misuse held at Penn State
Consortium to Combat Substance Abuse Conference gathered more than 200 researchers, educators, practitioners and policymakers at University Park
May 03, 2019
More Than 100 Years of Data show Pennsylvania Tick Population Shift
The prevalence of the most abundant species of ticks found in Pennsylvania has shifted over the last century, according to Penn State scientists, who analyzed 117 years' worth of specimens and data submitted primarily by residents from around the state.
May 02, 2019
Alumna Laura Russo receives Robert May Prize from the British Ecological Society
PSU alumna Laura Russo has been selected to receive the Robert May Prize from the British Ecological Society, the oldest ecological society in the world. The prize recognizes the best paper by an early career researcher in the society’s scientific journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution.