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Girirajan Lab Seeks To Bridge The Gap Between Fly And Human Genomes

The lab uses a combination of human genomics, computational biology, and functional studies, using Drosophila and human cell lines, to understand the risks caused by genetic mutations and to grasp how gene disruption leads to altered neurodevelopment.

IST Startup Week Begins Today

Hosted by the College of Information Sciences and Technology, Silicon Valley meets Happy valley in a week chalked full of notable speakers, workshops, networking events, and think tanks.

NASA Selects Penn State Research Team To Build Revolutionary Planet Detection Instrument

Penn State will play a big role in planetary research after a research team was selected by NASA to construct a revolutionary new detection instrument.

More Than Just A ‘No-Test Policy’: Bi Sci 003 Professor Aims To Teach Life Lessons

Dr. Christopher Uhl teaches BiSci 003, but it's not your typical environmental science course. “One of the things that’s hard to grasp about BiSci is that we’ve been conditioned to think so little of our own ability to learn,” Dr. Uhl said.

The Inside Scoop Behind The Creamery’s Unique Flavor Names

Surely you have your go-to Creamery flavor, but do you know the real inside scoop behind its name?

Penn State Student Explains Why Adult Coloring Books Are Actually Awesome

Penn Stater and science writer Jordan Lewis Gaines cracked the code when it comes to adult coloring books. Not only are they a huge hit around the world, but they can also relieve stress and give you brain a break from daily decision-making.

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