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In terms of their risks to human health and the environment, genetically engineered (GE) crops are no different from conventional crops, according to a report published last year by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Plant pathology graduate student Siyi Ge examines the progress of oyster mushrooms in the growing room of the new Mushroom Research Center.

New facilities spawn fresh opportunities for mushroom research.

Matt Thomas, professor of entomology, and Jessica Waite, postdoctoral scholar in entomology, published a paper in the January 16 issue of Scientific Reports in which they examine the relationship between mosquitoes and cattle on human malaria occurrence.

Runoff from our lawns and gardens can cause harmful algae blooms that deplete oxygen and kill fish each year. The following tips can help you keep our waterways clean and healthy.

Container gardening can give you fresh herbs, such as parsley, rosemary, tarragon, and basil, at your fingertips.

With a little planning, you and your garden can provide food for hummingbirds from spring to fall.

Remember baking chocolate chip cookies or brownies as a kid and licking the spoon afterward?

For field crop production, having easily accessible records is essential.

During the hot summer days, consider preparing no-cook meals.

Mike Jacobson, professor of forest resources, says seeds from the croton tree could provide a good source of sustainable biofuel for east Africa.

Matt Thomas, professor and Huck Scholar in Ecological Entomology, says simple methods of killing malaria-spreading mosquitoes are needed while more complex technologies are being developed.

Yinong Yang, professor of plant pathology, developed a mushroom resistant to browning, and it was named the forty-first greatest innovation of 2016.

Paul Patterson, professor of poultry science, said very few hens are given feed containing animal products, as was done more often in the past.

Jim Frazier, professor emeritus of entomology, says finding the causes of honey bee decline is complicated.

The Armsby Respiration Calorimeter was proposed in 1898, opened in 1902, and served a vital role in animal and human nutrition experiments at Penn State through the 1960s.

Science and policy can team up to solve antibiotic resistance.

Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs

Chuck Ray works with the University's wood collection. With the recent addition of specimens from Dennis Brett, the collection now is the largest of its kind in the world.

Private gift makes Penn State's wood collection one of world's largest.

Like the lines etched into the skin of a centenarian, the rings displayed within a cross-section of a tree limb divulge hidden stories, stories of turmoil and stability, life and death.

A new gene-edited mushroom is changing the dialogue around GMOs.