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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.

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)

Quantum computing advance locates neutral atoms (12 August 2015)

Five Schreyer Scholars selected for Summer Exposure M.D./Ph.D. program Ten-week program combines biomedical research, clinical experience (10 August 2015)

NSF funds Industry/University Center for Atomically Thin Coatings (10 August 2015)

Meichen Bian to Represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Summer Commencement 2015 (10 August 2015)

New Milky Way Map Reveals Stars in Our Galaxy Move Far from Home (30 July 2015)

Clump of a star's gas, catapulting into space at 40 million miles per hour, appears to be picking up speed (28 July 2015)

From twitching lizards to noisy frogs, adaptation is often survival of the weird (28 July 2015)

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