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Eberly College of Science

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At the Eberly College of Science, we further scientific knowledge to build a better future for our students and for society. Through collaborative learning, intensive research, and a strong community, we're dedicated to making a meaningful impact.

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Food, not sex, drove the evolution of giraffes’ long neck, new study finds

David Hunter combines his experience in academia and statistics to strengthen the interdisciplinary research mission of ICDS and Penn State.

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Statistics professor David Hunter’s passion for mentorship aids in interdisciplinary research mission

Astronomers combine X-ray observations with supercomputer simulations to provide best modeling of the growth of supermassive black holes.

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How do supermassive black holes get super massive?

In the News: Scott Selleck

Molecular biologist discusses his team's recent Alzheimer's research.

In the News: Miriam Freedman

Chemist discusses Canadian wildfires and air pollution in the US.

In the News: Nikki Crowley

Neurobiologist writes about binge drinking and research on alcohol use disorders.

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