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Hot-spring bacteria reveal ability to use far-red light for photosynthesis

21 August 2014 - Bacteria that grow in environments enriched in far-red light use a previously unknown process for harvesting energy. This discovery lays the foundation for further research aimed at improving plant growth and harvesting energy from the Sun, and understanding dense blooms like those now occurring on Lake Erie and other lakes worldwide.

Jeffrey Oliver to Represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Summer Commencement 2014 (6 August 2014)

Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Coral Communities Is Deeper and Broader than Predicted (28 July 2014)

The Birth of Topological Spintronics (23 July 2014)

Boal Named 2014 Searle Scholar (22 July 2014)

Crowdfunding Campaign Underway to Support Student Research on Sustainable Agriculture (18 July 2014)

Alex Radosevich Receives Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow Award (8 July 2014)

Controversial Clues of Two 'Goldilocks Planets' That Might Support Life are Proven False (3 July 2014)

Alex Radosevich Receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award (3 July 2014)

Live Webcams: Scientists Studying Corals Damaged by Oil in the Gulf of Mexico (25 June 2014)

Baums Receives Humboldt Research Fellowship (24 June 2014)

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