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Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sara Ferguson
Whether you have fair or dark skin, you are at risk for skin cancer. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer during his or her lifetime. Know how to recognize the warning signs of skin cancer — and what you can do to minimize your risk. [Read More]
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Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sara Ferguson
Whether you have fair or dark skin, you are at risk for skin cancer. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer during his or her lifetime. Know how to recognize the warning signs of skin cancer — and what you can do to minimize your risk. [Read More]

How the Giraffe Got Its Long Neck How the Giraffe Got Its Long Neck
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Research led by Penn State has begun to unravel the mystery of how the giraffe developed its long neck, unusual stature and other unique characteristics. [Read More]

NASA Taps Penn State Geoscientist to Join Ancient Mars Habitability Project NASA Taps Penn State Geoscientist to Join Ancient Mars Habitability Project
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
When NASA began seeking new scientists to join its Curiosity Mars rover team, Penn State geoscientist Christopher House knew his experience could be a valuable asset to the project. [Read More]

A Brief History of Penn State Astronomy A Brief History of Penn State Astronomy
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Chris Buchignani, Town&Gown
In the third installment of a series examining local efforts to refresh the stories of our past to make a tangible impact on the present, Nittany Valley Society President Chris Buchignani highlights two astronomy faculty who dug deep into the past to uncover a key part of department history. [Read More]

Nature Isn't Always Pretty Nature Isn't Always Pretty
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
In a juxtaposition of modern technology and Mother Nature, we see how far removed some of us are from the natural environment. [Read More]

Rural Road Ecology Course to Offer Students Real-World Training Rural Road Ecology Course to Offer Students Real-World Training
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Alexa Lewis
Not many people think about the roads they use on a daily basis, but Penn State’s Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies does. [Read More]

State High Students Learn About Biomechanics at Penn State Lab State High Students Learn About Biomechanics at Penn State Lab
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
State College Area High School students saw the science of human motion firsthand in Penn State's Biomechanics Lab. [Read More]

Penn State Students Develop True Voice Technology Penn State Students Develop True Voice Technology
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Jennifer Miller
Assistive technology for people with communication disorders has come a long way in recent years, but current technology -- such as tablet apps used to communicate -- is limited in that it does not allow users to clearly convey tone of voice, mood or individual personality. [Read More]

Phone-Recycling Project Helps Keep Oceans Clean Phone-Recycling Project Helps Keep Oceans Clean
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Special to The Gazette
For more than 10 years, Chris Marone has been offering extra credit to Penn State students in his basic oceanography course, The Sea Around Us, for donating old cell phones. The project not only gives students a way to reduce ocean waste, but also raises funds for the American Cancer Society’s Rel [Read More]

Augmented Reality Sandbox Provides a New Way to Learn About Science Augmented Reality Sandbox Provides a New Way to Learn About Science
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
For those who played with Moon Sand as children, it’s a good day — Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences decided to take the childhood toy to a new level. The Augmented Reality Sandbox was introduced recently as an exhibit in the Earth Mineral Science Museum’s spring 2016 collec [Read More]

Penn State's IST Startup Week Returns for Fifth Year Penn State's IST Startup Week Returns for Fifth Year
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
IST Startup Week, hosted by Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST)will kick off its weeklong celebration of ingenuity and inspiration for the fifth straight year on Monday. [Read More]

Remote-controlled robot allows virtual hacker to attend HackPSU Remote-controlled robot allows virtual hacker to attend HackPSU
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
While more than 500 students compete against each other during the 24-hour HackPSU event at the University Park campus, Chase Kelly will test his problem-solving skills more than 200 miles away at his King George, Virginia, home thanks to the Penn State Center for Online Innovation in Learning and a [Read More]

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