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'What Did You Say?' 'What Did You Say?'
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
I wonder how many other people are "silently" suffering and are not willing to talk about it from embarrassment or from a lack of understanding that there are options to living in silence. For some it is the stigma of having to wear hearing aids. [Read More]

Study Aims to Improve Communication for Children with Down Syndrome Study Aims to Improve Communication for Children with Down Syndrome
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Communication can be one of the biggest struggles for children suffering from Down Syndrome. A Penn State study is hoping to change that, improving communications aids to help those children meet academic and social needs. [Read More]

Zika Virus: Is Pennsylvania at Risk? Zika Virus: Is Pennsylvania at Risk?
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The World Health Organization has declared the Zika Virus outbreak a world health emergency. Is Pennsylvania at risk? Centre County Report's Georgie Wayne and Nicole Joscelyn report. [Read More]

Penn State Professor Given Top Astrophysics Award Penn State Professor Given Top Astrophysics Award
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The largest professional organization of astronomers in the country has recognized one of Penn State's own. W. Neil Brandt, the Verne. M Willaman Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the university, was given the 2016 Bruno Rossi Prize. [Read More]

Happy Valley LaunchBox Welcomes Six Innovative Startups to Program Happy Valley LaunchBox Welcomes Six Innovative Startups to Program
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
When Eric Barron stepped into office as the Penn State president, he pledged to light a fire under a rapidly growing community of entrepreneurs at the university. The most recent example comes in the form of Happy Valley LaunchBox. [Read More]

Penn State Researchers: Online Privacy Fosters Selfish Decisions Penn State Researchers: Online Privacy Fosters Selfish Decisions
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Alexa Lewis
A team of Penn State researchers reported at the International Conference on Information Systems that people are more concerned about sharing their own personal information with third-party app developers than they are about sharing their friends’ information. [Read More]

Penn State Scientists Discover Potential Autism Treatment Penn State Scientists Discover Potential Autism Treatment
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The university announced on Monday that Penn State scientists discovered a "novel drug target and have rescued functional deficits in human nerve cells derived from patients with Rett Syndrome, a severe form of autism-spectrum disorder." [Read More]

Greenpeace, Prof. Frank Clemente Spar Over Coal Research Greenpeace, Prof. Frank Clemente Spar Over Coal Research
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Greenpeace accused a retired Penn State professor of being an “academic-for-hire” for the fossil fuel industry, but the researcher insists he was working as an independent consultant. [Read More]

Preparing for a Safe, Healthy Winter Preparing for a Safe, Healthy Winter
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Rich Kelley
Before the snow piles up, here are a few tips to safely get through the next several months. Always dress for the weather. Layer clothing so that you can adapt to different environments. During extreme temperature events, remember that exposed skin can be compromised in minutes. [Read More]

The Fog: Why's It Here and When's It Leaving? The Fog: Why's It Here and When's It Leaving?
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jaime Rosenberg
“We are in a pattern where the air just isn’t moving at all,” AccuWeather meteorologist Dave Samuhel said. “The surface is very cold and as you go higher up, it gets warmer. When this happens, the warm air serves as a lid and traps the fog.” [Read More]

Attorney General Challenges Penn State Hershey Merger Attorney General Challenges Penn State Hershey Merger
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane announced today that she -- along with the Federal Trade Commission -- is opposing the Hershey/Pinnacle merger and will file in federal court tomorrow seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction. [Read More]

Local Startup Launches App to Pilot Drone from iPhone Local Startup Launches App to Pilot Drone from iPhone
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
Airnest, a State College-base drone software company, launched its first app in the iOS App Store Nov. 9. With the iPhone and iPad app, users can draw a flight path with just a finger, and the drone will safely follow that path on autopilot while capturing video or camera stills. [Read More]

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