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Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Coral Communities Is Deeper and Broader than Predicted

28 July 2014 - A new discovery of two additional coral communities showing signs of damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill expands the impact footprint of the 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The discovery was made by a team led by Charles Fisher, professor of biology at Penn State University. A paper describing this work and additional impacts of human activity on corals in the Gulf of Mexico will be published during the last week of July 2014 in the online Early Edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

X-Ray Satellite Delivers Surprising New Clues about Formation of Clusters of Sun-like Stars (7 May 2014)

Simpson Lecture Set for 5 May 2014 (Event Date: 05 May 2014) (101 Althouse Laboratory, from 05 May 2014 04:00 PM to 05 May 2014 05:30 PM)

Star Is Discovered To Be a Close Neighbor of the Sun and the Coldest of Its Kind (25 April 2014)

Solved: Mysteries of a Nearby Planetary System's Dynamics (22 April 2014)

First Earth-Size Planet Is Discovered in Another Star's "Habitable Zone" (17 April 2014)

Gallery Documenting 65-Year Career of C.R. Rao Opens in India (16 April 2014)

Ernest C. Pollard Lecture Scheduled for 28 April 2014 (Event Date: 28 April 2014) (108 Wartik Laboratory, from 28 April 2014 04:00 PM to 28 April 2014 05:00 PM)

The Most Precise Measurement Yet of the Expanding Universe Is Achieved by Astronomers of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (7 April 2014)

Chad Mirkin to Give Nanotechnology Presentation as 2014 Eberly Family Distinguished Lecture in Science on 10 April (Event Date: 10 April 2014) (HUB Auditorium, from 10 April 2014 02:00 PM to 10 April 2014 04:00 PM)

Xiaoliang Sunney Xie to Present Marker Lecture in Genetic Engineering on 9 and 10 April 2014 (Event Date: 09 April 2014) (from 09 April 2014 06:00 PM to 09 April 2014 08:00 PM)

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