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Trumpeter Swan Makes a Comeback after Being Hit by a Car Trumpeter Swan Makes a Comeback after Being Hit by a Car
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
"When we got all of the results back we weren't sure if she would survive. The Veterinarians who did surgery on her foot didn't what to do surgery right away because of her high lead levels and pneumonia." [Read More]
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Trumpeter Swan Makes a Comeback after Being Hit by a Car Trumpeter Swan Makes a Comeback after Being Hit by a Car
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
"When we got all of the results back we weren't sure if she would survive. The Veterinarians who did surgery on her foot didn't what to do surgery right away because of her high lead levels and pneumonia." [Read More]

Community-Friendly Solar Conference Pushing Boundaries of Sustainability Community-Friendly Solar Conference Pushing Boundaries of Sustainability
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"While it is a technical conference in that we’ll present new things that are happening in the field, it’s totally welcoming to community members and to people who are looking for change around solar energy and sustainability," conference chair Jim Brownson says. [Read More]

Penn State Alumnus Donates High-Tech Weather Station to Shaver's Creek Penn State Alumnus Donates High-Tech Weather Station to Shaver's Creek
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
“It’ll be building this big bank of data that we’ll be able to look at and teachers of the area will be able to have access too. It’ll be really interesting to see changes in precipitation and temperature from one-side of the mountain to the other.” [Read More]

Kids Have Opportunity to Learn Wonders of Universe Kids Have Opportunity to Learn Wonders of Universe
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
It's a chance to soar through the clouds, touch the stars, plant your feet on Mars and freeze on a comet. Each night will include presentations, planetarium shows, craft making, science projects -- and weather permitting -- star gazing from atop Davey Laboratory on the Penn State campus. [Read More]

Fireworks Primer for Children Reveals Magic Behind Fourth of July Pyrotechnics Fireworks Primer for Children Reveals Magic Behind Fourth of July Pyrotechnics
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
How many different kinds of fireworks are there? How do they make fireworks in so many different colors? What does it take to put on a fireworks show during the Fourth of July? A special program aimed at kids is set to blast off. [Read More]

Teaching Kids How to Grow Their Own Food — With Fish Teaching Kids How to Grow Their Own Food — With Fish
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
"Our kids are on their fifth crop of lettuce," says Lyke, who has been teaching biology for 19 years. "Our tomato plant is huge; I have dozens and dozens of ripening cherry tomatoes, and the Swiss Chard is coming out of my ears." [Read More]

Arcade Snake In Your Body: How A Penn State Startup Could Transform Surgery Arcade Snake In Your Body: How A Penn State Startup Could Transform Surgery
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, C.J. Doon
“The goal is to shrink it as much as possible where you can do procedures inside the human brain,” Reading says. “That’d be us going above and beyond our expectations and winning on all levels.” [Read More]

Class Takes State High Students Far Afield to Scout for Deer Scat Class Takes State High Students Far Afield to Scout for Deer Scat
16 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Students at State College High School answer call of the great outdoors as part of an innovative environmental sciences class. They spent Wednesday looking for deer droppings while participating in a program to assess wildlife management efforts. Details in our StateCollege.com video report. [Read More]

Penn State Researchers Are Revolutionizing Solar Panels Penn State Researchers Are Revolutionizing Solar Panels
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Referred to as concentrating photovoltaic -- or CPV -- systems, these solar panels operate a much higher efficiency than the standard solar panel. Chris Giebink, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at Penn State, has put in work to shrink those down to a more reasonable size. [Read More]

Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Nov. 19 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Nov. 19
36 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]

Lunar Lions Update: Rocket Testing & Looming Deadline Lunar Lions Update: Rocket Testing & Looming Deadline
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The Lunar Lions have begun testing the prototype of the system they're taking to the moon. But the real value of the program is so much more than a spacecraft or a competition. [Read More]

Unusual Eclipse Expected Over State College, But Can You See it? Unusual Eclipse Expected Over State College, But Can You See it?
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
Local sky watchers may be in for a treat Wednesday morning as long as the weather doesn’t get in the way. An event known as a "selenelion" will occur -- that's the moment when a total lunar eclipse and the sunrise take place at the same time. [Read More]

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