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State High Grad Medals, Helps U.S. to 5th at Physics Olympiad State High Grad Medals, Helps U.S. to 5th at Physics Olympiad
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A recent State College Area High School graduate took home an individual medal and helped the U.S. Physics Team place fifth in the world at the 47th International Physics Olympiad, July 10-18 in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. [Read More]
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State High Grad Medals, Helps U.S. to 5th at Physics Olympiad State High Grad Medals, Helps U.S. to 5th at Physics Olympiad
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A recent State College Area High School graduate took home an individual medal and helped the U.S. Physics Team place fifth in the world at the 47th International Physics Olympiad, July 10-18 in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. [Read More]

Penn State to Develop Pennsylvania Industrial Hemp Guidelines Penn State to Develop Pennsylvania Industrial Hemp Guidelines
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences will work with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to develop policies and procedures to guide research projects for industrial hemp. [Read More]

U.K.-Based Firm to Partner with Penn State, Build R&D Center at Innovation Park U.K.-Based Firm to Partner with Penn State, Build R&D Center at Innovation Park
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A U.K.-based company that does global work in engineered carbon and ceramic materials is partnering with Penn State to establish a new research and development center at Innovation Park. [Read More]

AstroFest Features Four Nights of Stargazing AstroFest Features Four Nights of Stargazing
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
Penn State's popular AstroFest, a four-night festival of astronomy activities and stargazing during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, will welcome visitors from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. each night Wednesday through Saturday. [Read More]

How Concerned Should Pennsylvanians Be about Zika Virus? How Concerned Should Pennsylvanians Be about Zika Virus?
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
Penn State associate professor of entomology and disease epidemiology Jason Rasgon looks at the relative risks for Pennsylvanians of Zika virus, Lyme disease and West Nile virus. [Read More]

University Park Losing More Elms to Disease University Park Losing More Elms to Disease
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
More than half of Penn State's American elm stand which once numbered about 300 trees have been lost to disease. On Thursday, two more will come down. [Read More]

Penn State Researchers Bring Useful Quantum Computers Closer to Reality Penn State Researchers Bring Useful Quantum Computers Closer to Reality
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Quantum computers require the manipulation and precise control of atoms -- as opposed to binary bits on a microchip. They require harnessing an enormous amount of power in a tiny space. New research by a Penn State physicist and a team of graduate students brings useful quantum computing closer to r [Read More]

Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer
14 weeks 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
14 weeks 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
15 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
15 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
17 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]

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