Since our 2008 feature in Penn State Ag Science magazine, "The Case of the Missing Bees," our researchers—and others across the University—have made great strides in understanding more about Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) and exploring overall bee health.
Rescuing Honey Bee Hives
June 18, 2013Entomologists are exploring the causes of a massive die-off of the honey bee population, from viruses and mites to the role of pesticides on bee health and behavior.
Cocoa may help fight obesity-related inflammation
June 17, 2013A few cups of hot cocoa may not only fight off the chill of a winter's day, but they could also help obese people better control inflammation-related diseases, such as diabetes, according to Penn State researchers.
PROSPER prevention programs dramatically cut substance abuse among teens
June 7, 2013Prevention is often the best medicine, not only for physical health, but also public health, according to researchers at Penn State and Iowa State University.
Researchers develop a faster method to identify Salmonella strains
June 3, 2013A method that may reduce by more than half the time it takes health officials to identify Salmonella strains has been developed by researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Mosquito behavior may be immune response, not parasite manipulation
May 23, 2013Malaria-carrying mosquitos appear to be manipulated by the parasites they carry, but this manipulation may simply be part of the mosquitos’ immune response, according to Penn State entomologists.
Weed Management Twilight Tour
June 26, 2013
2013 AWRA Summer Specialty Conference: Healthy Forests = Healthy Waters
June 27-28, 2013
Farming for Success Field Day
June 27, 2013
Phytophthora, the plant pathogen
June 29, 2013
Applied and Environmental Microbiology
July 6-12, 2013
4th Annual Summer Soil Institute
July 7-20, 2013
Radiation and Climate: Interactions of Radiation, Clouds, and the Climate System
July 7-12, 2013