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Suicide and self-harm risk is nearly triple in people with restless leg syndrome
Focusing computational power for more accurate, efficient weather forecasts
Foodborne pathogen sheltered by harmless bacteria that support biofilm formation
Shift to more intense rains threatens historic Italian winery
Marijuana may boost risky effects of drinking alcohol
Genetic redundancy aids competition among bacteria in symbiosis with squid
Data assimilation method offers improved hurricane forecasting
Fishing leads to investigation of environmental changes in waterways
Research team receives grant to commercialize 3D-printed concrete system
NSF grant to fund research on brain activity and scientific creative thinking
Forest carbon still plentiful post-wildfire after century of fire exclusion
$50,000, 5 teams, 1 summer – Summer Founders Program results
Detention basins could catch more than stormwater
Asian longhorned beetle larvae eat plant tissues that their parents cannot
Evidence found for cloaked black hole in early universe
Penn State names Georgia Tech’s Lora Weiss senior vice president for research
Music was form of resistance for women during Civil Rights Movement
Whole genome sequencing may help officials get a handle on disease outbreaks
Where Curiosity Leads
How we care for environment may have social consequences
Barn owls may hold key to navigation and location
Researchers estimate societal costs of opioid epidemic
Penn State-led Global Building Network at forefront of building performance
Need help with your diet? Beware big picture
Careful analysis of volcano’s plumbing system may give tips on pending eruptions
Clues on how soils may respond to climate change found
How to restore a coral reef
Novel powdered milk method yields better frothing agent
Research aims to automatically answer user questions on online privacy policies
Plants defend against insects by inducing ‘leaky gut syndrome’
Maintaining shelf-stable drugs
Parasitic plants use stolen genes to make them better parasites
Reducing farm greenhouse gas emissions may plant seed for a cooler planet
How do distance learners connect?
A single measurement may help determine kneecap instability risk
New tuberculosis tests pave way for cow vaccination programs
BIG Idea Contest offers up to $50,000 prize
2D perovskite materials found to have unique, conductive edge states
Penn State researcher sees potential for ancient life on Martian surface
Targeting a key protein may keep ovarian cancer cells from spreading
Using artificial intelligence to detect discrimination
Awareness of product transformation increases recycling rate
Construction, automation, robotics researcher to join architectural engineering
New method helping to find deletions and duplications in human genome
Unusual eating behaviors may be a new diagnostic indicator for autism
Key early steps for origin of life occur under a variety of conditions
Some green ash trees show some resistance to emerald ash borers
Cholesterol that is too low may boost risk for hemorrhagic stroke