From Under Sea to Outer Space
The vast reach of the Eberly College of Science
Toward Cosmic Insight
An awesome new era of discovery is here, and Penn State scientists are among its leading pioneers
Classifying the remarkable partnerships that could render resilience to warming waters.
Exposomics make fracking safer
In the past 20 years, the world has sought to decrease carbon emissions and move toward greener energy sources.
GPS is for the Birds?
Statisticians at Penn State track animal and insect movement using GPS and statistical modeling.
Watching viruses at work
Scientist are striving to understand virus biology through live imaging
Lab Bench to Commercialization 2018–19 grant recipients announced.
STEM instructors follow the evidence
Many of the top students in the nation seek out a science education at the Eberly College of Science.
NSF grant to promote student success in STEM
Eberly College of Science awarded $1 million to expand programs across multiple Penn State campuses.
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Hong Ma named associate dean for research and innovation in the Eberly College of Science.
New department heads named for the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, the Department of Chemistry, and the Department of Statistics.
Three faculty members awarded research grants by the Kaufman Foundation.
Welcome to new faculty and congratulations to the faculty earning promotions.
Jon McKellar Student Marshal
Jon McKellar was honored as the student marshal for the Eberly College of Science.
Students launch self-service medical device
Moichor founders Sherveen (Shevy) Karbasi and Matthew Chen share their story.
College years should be spent exploring
Affordable, accessible study abroad increases the likelihood of student success.
Science Achievement Graduate Fellows
The Penn State Eberly College of Science has selected seven graduate students as Science Achievement Graduate Fellows for 2018–2019.
The 2018 Eberly College of Science Outstanding Science Alumni Award.
Feel free to browse a selection of research press releases from the Eberly College of Science.
Giraffe babies inherit spot patterns from their mothers
Newborn giraffes with large and irregularly shaped spots survive better during their first few months of life, according to a new study led by researchers from Penn State.
Water worlds could have stable climate, perhaps support life, study says
A new study finds that these water worlds could maintain stable climates and perhaps sustain life.
Could a demon help to create a quantum computer?
Reduced entropy in a three-dimensional lattice of super-cooled, laser-trapped atoms could help speed progress toward creating quantum computers.
The surprising environment of an enigmatic neutron star
An unusual infrared emission detected by the Hubble Space Telescope from a nearby neutron star could indicate that the pulsar has features never before seen.
Young children’s oral bacteria may predict obesity
A child’s microbiota -- the collection of microorganisms, including beneficial bacteria, residing in the mouth -- could serve as an early indicator for childhood obesity.
Finding the proteins that unpack DNA
Making the usually dense DNA more accessible for gene expression and other functions.
A designer’s toolkit for constructing complex nanoparticles
Chemists at Penn State have developed a designer’s toolkit that lets them build various levels of complexity into nanoparticles using a simple, mix-and-match process.