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New Penn State curriculum to be featured nationally on PBS show

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new genetics and genealogy curriculum co-developed by Nina Jablonski, Evan Pugh University Professor of Anthropology and director of the Center for Human Evolution and Diversity in the College of the Liberal Arts, will be featured on PBS’ “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.”...
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Project to prevent bat-borne diseases receives $10 million funding

In an effort to prevent the spread of some of the world’s most lethal diseases, an international research team spanning five continents and including Penn State scientists will study bats... Read More >

Cross Sectional Study and Risk Factors Analysis of Francisella tularensis in Soil Samples in Punjab Province of Pakistan

Tularemia is an endemic zoonotic disease in many parts of the world including Asia. A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine genome-based prevalence of Francisella tularensis (Ft) in soil, assess... Read More >

Improving food safety knowledge, practices in Africa is focus of research

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Consuming unsafe food is a major public health threat globally, but the continent bearing the most burden is Africa, where more than 91 million people fall... Read More >

A Global Response to a Global Threat

Summary: The Global Influenza Strategy strengthens our work with WHO to fight influenza and prevent or slow any worldwide outbreak of the viral disease.

Sky is clearing for using AI to probe weather variability

Driving Digital Innovation in AI is a series of stories about how Penn State’s Institute for CyberScience researchers are studying machine learning and AI to make these technologies more useful... Read More >

Penn State awarded $4.7M for advancing sensor integration in gas turbines

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A novel manufacturing process in Penn State’s Department of Mechanical Engineering that will print integrated, real-time sensors into complex systems such as gas turbines received $4.7... Read More >