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Having stressed out ancestors improves immune response to stress
Having stressed out ancestors improves immune response to stress 21 January 2019 Having ancestors who were frequently exposed to stressors can improve one's own immune response to stressors, according to researchers at Penn State. The results suggest that family history should be considered to predict or understand the health implications of stress.

Discovering the beauty of living cells: Science meets coffee shop art
Discovering the beauty of living cells: Science meets coffee shop art 17 January 2019 A recent art exhibition in downtown State College featured "The Art of Cell Biology," with 18 works produce by Penn State scientists. Claire Thomas, associate professor of biology and of biochemistry and molecular biology and curator of the exhibit, discusses the exhibit as well as the intersection of science and art.

"Cosmic Messengers from Deep Space Launch a New Era of Discovery" a free public lecture on January 19, 2019
16 January 2019 A free public lecture titled "Cosmic Messengers from Deep Space Launch a New Era of Discovery" will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 19, on the Penn State University Park campus in Berg Auditorium, 100 Huck Sciences Building. The lecture is among the events in the annual Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science. The overall theme of the 2019 series is "Cosmic Clues Open New Frontiers in Space Science." No registration is required.

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