Breakthrough sports drink developed at Center for Food Innovation
April 10, 2015
A breakthrough sports recovery drink developed by a Penn State researcher, produced by the Penn State Berkey Creamery and tested by Penn State football players is now available. Dr. Pete’s Recovery Drink, a chocolate milk infused with an innovative research-based protein formula, is now available for sale at Café Laura in Mateer Building and in the near future at Berkey Creamery.
Student Stories: Baywatch -- Environmental major immersed in Chesapeake class
April 8, 2015
Katie Speicher recently found herself spending a sunny weekend on the Chesapeake Bay -- but it wasn’t for a vacation. Instead, the trip was just one of the many highlights she experienced while taking an environmental resources management class.
Rapid increase in neonicotinoid insecticides driven by seed treatments
April 2, 2015
Use of a class of insecticides, called neonicotinoids, increased dramatically in the mid-2000s and was driven almost entirely by the use of corn and soybean seeds treated with the pesticides, according to researchers at Penn State.
Wildfire critical in calculating carbon-payback time for biomass energy projects
March 27, 2015
Accounting for wildfire is essential in achieving an accurate and realistic calculation of the carbon payback period associated with converting forest biomass into energy, according to a new study. Researchers said their analysis of carbon-accounting methods is expected to inform the scientific debate about the sustainability of such conversion projects.