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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.

Physics major Jacob Wisser awarded a Goldwater Scholarship (7 May 2015)

Mallouk elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences (6 May 2015)

New technique shows shale-drilling additives in drinking-water taps near leak (5 May 2015)

Giant gorging black holes may explain rapid growth of infant universe (30 April 2015)

Peter Hohman to Represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Spring Commencement 2015 (30 April 2015)

Simpson Lecture Set for May 4 (24 April 2015)

New NASA coalition to lead search for life on distant worlds includes two leaders at Penn State (21 April 2015)

Search for Advanced Civilizations Beyond Earth Finds Nothing Obvious in 100,000 Galaxies (15 April 2015)

Brain-repair research team approaches crowd-funding goal: 15 days left to help speed research into clinical trials (14 April 2015)

Cross-country tour raising funds and awareness for metastatic breast cancer to make stop at Penn State on April 16, 2015 (13 April 2015)

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