News and Events from the Eberly College of Science
13 October 2014 —The discovery of a "maternal age effect" by a team of Penn State scientists that could be used to predict the accumulation of mitochondrial DNA mutations in maternal egg cells -- and the transmission of these mutations to children -- could provide valuable insights for genetic counseling.
Rethinking the Basic Science of Graphene Synthesis (7 September 2014)
Niel Brandt Named Verne M. Willaman Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics (2 September 2014)
Zombie ant fungi 'know' brains of their hosts (22 August 2014)
Miriam Freedman Receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award (20 August 2014)
Pygmy phenotype developed many times, adaptive to rainforest (18 August 2014)