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Some Vaccines Support Evolution of More-Virulent Viruses Some Vaccines Support Evolution of More-Virulent Viruses

27 July 2015 — Scientific experiments with the herpesvirus that causes Marek's disease in poultry have confirmed, for the first time, the highly controversial theory that some vaccines could allow more-virulent versions of a virus to survive, putting unvaccinated individuals at greater risk of severe illness. The research has important implications for food-chain security and food-chain economics, as well as for other diseases that affect humans and agricultural animals.

Jennelle Malcos Receives George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching (1 October 2015)

Ecology on the wing: Aerial photography enhances conservation research (18 September 2015)

Penn State receives two awards for materials research and education (14 September 2015)

David Weiss named chair of the Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics of the American Physical Society (10 September 2015)

Penn State hosts 19 National Science Foundation graduate researchers (31 August 2015)

Graduate students develop sustainability solutions to change the world (31 August 2015)

Millennium Scholars Program connects diversity and STEM degrees (31 August 2015)

Gerald Mahan honored with 2015 International Thermoelectric Society Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award (24 August 2015)

WPSU Penn State garners seven Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominations (17 August 2015)

Software can automatically critique composition of digital photographs (13 August 2015)

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