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November 13, 2017

Research conducted by Jeff Catchmark, professor of agricultural and biological engineering, is featured.

November 13, 2017

Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science, explains the health benefits of two antioxidants found at high levels in mushrooms.

November 12, 2017

Marc Abrams, professor of forest ecology and physiology, is quoted in this article, which describes his research on mast (acorn) production in oak species.

November 10, 2017

This article highlights research led by Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science.

November 10, 2017

The "zombie ant" fungus may preserve an ant's brain because it needs it to drive the host to an area where it can infect other ants at the end of its life, says David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.

November 10, 2017

Horticulture Extension Educator Emelie Swackhamer says growers and homeowners both have a responsibility to watch for spotted lanternfly.

November 10, 2017

In this column, Bill Lamont, professor emeritus of vegetable crops, describes the formation and ecological benefits of humus.

November 10, 2017

"Without a doubt, mushrooms are [the] highest dietary source" of the antioxidants ergothioneine and glutathione taken together, said Robert Beelman, professor emeritus of food science and director of the Penn State Center for Plant and Mushroom Products for Health.

November 10, 2017

"Almost like a puppeteer pulls the strings to make a marionette move, the fungus controls the ant's muscles to manipulate the host's legs and mandibles," says David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.

November 10, 2017

This article reports on "zombie ant" research led by David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.

November 9, 2017

Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science, explains his research exploring the health benefits of mushrooms.

November 9, 2017

David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, and Maridel Fredericksen, master's degree alumna in entomology, talk about the findings of their recently published research.

November 9, 2017

This research, led by David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, was the "Top Story" of the day on the National Science Foundation's news service.

November 9, 2017

In this article, which also appeared on MSN.com, Bob Beelman, professor emeritus of food science and director of the Center for Plant and Mushroom Products for Health, talks about his recently published study.

November 9, 2017

More coverage of recently published "zombie ant" research, quoting Associate Professor of Entomology and Biology David Hughes.

November 8, 2017

Julie Urban, senior research associate in entomology, and Tom Baker, distinguished professor of entomology and chemical ecology, discuss their research to learn more about the invasive spotted lanternfly.

November 8, 2017

In this column, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Don Cunningham highlights the Seed Farm, an agricultural incubator in which Penn State Extension is a partner.

November 8, 2017

Eileen Fabian, professor of agricultural engineering and environmental biophysics, explains how the virtual farm provides a "one-stop shop" for dairy sustainability resources.

November 8, 2017

This article describes research conducted by David Miller, assistant professor of wildlife population ecology, Michael Antonishak, an undergraduate majoring in wildlife and fisheries science, and David Munoz, doctoral degree candidate in ecology.

November 7, 2017

This story describes research led by David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology.

November 7, 2017

Yinong Yang, professor of plant pathology, who developed a gene-edited mushroom using CRISPR technology, comments on the genetically modified "Arctic apple."

November 7, 2017

Quoted about their research are David Miller, assistant professor of wildlife population ecology, and Michael Antonishak, an undergraduate majoring in wildlife and fisheries science when the study was conducted.

November 6, 2017

Food delivery may be the marketing channel of the future for farm-to-consumer operations, says Brian Moyer, farm marketing extension program assistant.

November 6, 2017

This coverage of the Pasto Agricultural Museum's "Hey! There's Science in My Ice Cream" open house quotes museum curator Rita Graef and mentions Bob Roberts, professor and head of food science.

November 4, 2017

This feature profiles Penn State Master Gardener Gina Tusing and highlights her and the program's volunteer efforts in Cambria County.